Exercise To The Rescue

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One of the most holistic solutions within our control for managing & reducing depression & anxiety is exercise.  A new study published in a recent Forbes article states “…research analysis suggests that moderate aerobic exercise may be one of the most effective approaches available for treating major depression.  It’s the latest in a convincing docket of research showing […]

How You Living?

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How you living?  I watched a very powerful inspirational video recently by minister & motivational speaker Dr Rick Rigsby that highlighted the importance of asking ourselves this important question early & often. Life is busy & sometimes we live our day to day routine attending to the commitments of family, friends, school, work, community, etc. on […]

Mindful Eating In Reality

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  I came across this article regarding the realities of Mindful Eating & wanted to share because I understand where we can feel challenged at the prospect of incorporating Mindful Eating into our lives on a regular basis. We only derive the amazing health benefits of Mindfulness & Mindful Eating if we practice regularly to reinforce […]

Barriers to Mindfulness

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Here at Foundations Counseling we educate people & organizations about the numerous health benefits of Mindfulness.  Living life more mindfully Moment to moment awareness in the here & now of life Noticing vs judging Responding vs reacting Wise-minded processing of events is, if practiced regularly, clinically proven to help strengthen mental, physical, emotional, social, occupational […]

Befriending Fear

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Fear is a natural human response to perceived threats – we’ve been hard wired to protect ourselves since ancient times. In many areas of today’s modern world, though, we as humans are more protected from imminent harm and the body’s naturally programmed physiological response to stress (fight, flight, freeze)  is something we need to be aware […]

Live Life Today

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Living in the present moment of life – moment to moment awareness; noticing vs judging; responding vs reacting – are basic tenets of Mindfulness, which is a purposeful way of living that can foster many positive health benefits with regular practice. The only thing we ever truly have is this very moment right now.  A lot of […]