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Creating a VISUAL of What We Want Targets Our Focus

Visualization is one of the most powerful mind exercises we can do. A study published in Psychology Today reported the brain patterns activated when you lift weights are also similarly activated when you just imagine (visualized) lifting weights. You may have heard that tools like a vision board help you to stay motivated and focused on your goals.  This report …

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Help Your Child Maintain a Healthy Weight with These 5 Strategies

If you’re a parent of a school age chid, chances are you have received a note from the school nurse outlining your child’s growth patterns and their BMI.  Sometimes this can create a sense of frustration, but others may feel a sense of defeat.  We know that childhood obesity is a concern.  Obesity in general …

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Teaching gratitude

3 Ways To Talk To Your Kids About Gratitude

This is the time of year when we are talking about gratitude.  Many take the gratitude challenge on their social media by sharing daily for what they are grateful.  Others, simply journal and some do nothing.  We know from various research studies that instilling gratitude within ourselves and our children can increases happiness, grant perspective, improve relationships …

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