Mind – Body Health Connection

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  How we feel physically can be a big indicator of how we are doing mentally and emotionally.  When we feel physically unwell – headache, stomachache, backache, chest pain, etc. – it may mean we are experiencing psychosomatic illness where physical pain is caused by mental or emotional issues. Chronic physical illness may be rooted in deep […]

Stress & Impact On Business

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The World Health Organization (WHO) reports stress to be the #1 health problem in the U.S., and businesses and organizations are currently losing billions of dollars annually resulting from: Poor health in the form of high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, and psychological disorders. Lower productivity from mental distractions and absenteeism. Less cooperation and teamwork, leading […]

Be Happy

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From our life wellness friends over at #tinybuddha here are suggestions for 19 simple daily habits that can make your life happier http://tinybuddha.com/blog/19-simple-daily-habits-for-a-happier-life/?utm_content=bufferc8616&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Life is a choice

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In honor of Thankful Thursday, here’s a short inspirational story that was emailed to us this week… A 92-year-old, petite, well-poised and proud man, who is fully dressed each morning by eight o’clock, with his hair fashionably combed and shaved perfectly even though he is legally  blind, moved to a nursing home after his wife […]

The Happiness Trap

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http://http://thehappinesstrap.com/mindfulness At Foundations we are reading ‘The Happiness Trap’ by Dr. Russ Harris.  Dr. Harris is a proponent of Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) which helps us to clarify our values and develop mindfulness skills to find true satisfaction, or happiness, in life. We’ve only read the first couple of chapters of the book, but so far […]

Thankful Tuesday

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It’s #Thankful Tuesday at Foundations Counseling! There are incredible health benefits derived from being grateful and thankful for what we have.  Life isn’t perfect and it is filled with ups and downs, but expressing gratitude for the things we are most thankful for, even when life is difficult, can really help to improve the quality of our […]