Yesterday, I was directed by a classmate to watch a TEDx talk by Lucy Hone, Phd. about resiliency and she did not disappoint. She declares that resili
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What do emails and tennis have in common? When I play tennis, I have rules that I follow. I love rules, well, self-imposed rules, that is. They keep m
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Do you know why I play tennis on Tuesday’s at 9:30 am? Because that is when the class is held. Do you know why I get on a Zoom call every Thursd
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“My scars tell a story. They are a reminder of times when life tried to break me, but failed. They are markings of where the structure of my cha
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Have you settled into a routine yet during this global lock-down? Most people I have spoken to have and have not; it’s a bit complicated. They s
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“I know you are tired. I know you are physically and emotionally drained. But you have to keep going.” ~ Unknown. Do you know how a p
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In the past few weeks I have been on a number of Zoom Video Communications calls with various different businesses to address stress and I h
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Have you ever heard of the “vagus nerve?” For some of you in the health profession, I am sure the answer is yes, but for many others, this
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Yesterday I wrote about how addicted most of us are to our phones. Our phone use is an invasive weed in the garden of our life. Today, I want all of u
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What I am worried about during this mandatory social isolation might not be what you’re worried about. Catching COVID-19 is not a big fear for m
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How many of you enjoy conflict? Do you like verbalizing your thoughts that are not in alignment with your boss, your spouse, or even your friends? I d
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Last night, Doug and I went out for a drink and a bite to eat. The goal was simply to get away from our own four walls so we could catch up without di
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Until about a week ago, I was confused. I like to think of myself as a relatively healthy eater, but over the past few years I felt like I never knew
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By now, January 6th, everyone should be back at work. Resolutions are in full swing. Gyms are packed. The energy of the new year and the liberation th
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On January 12, 2007, a young man entered the Washington DC metro station dressed in jeans, a gray t-shirt, and a baseball cap. He tucked a violin unde
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Should you take a nap or go for a light 15-minute jog? Well it all depends on whether you want to improve your mood, be sharper mentally, and boost yo
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Today, as you read this, what is your mind ruminating on? What is keeping you up at night? What is causing you stress? This thought is likely replayin
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Do you ever feel overwhelmed? Recently I have felt like there weren’t enough hours in the day, like I was treading water in the deep end, and th
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Do you ever think about the worst-case scenario? Tell me if this sounds familiar: Your teenager is driving somewhere but never texts to say he arrived
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Have you ever said, “Why aren’t things working out for me?” I have undoubtedly said those words too, and the words that usually foll
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