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Taking Time Out for Yourself: The Only Way to Conquer Stress and Its Effects

In today’s world, we all have countless demands on our time and energy. Obligations from work, education, family, church, and countless other outside factors all pile up and lead to never-ending stress. This burden of stress creates imbalances in our … Continue reading

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How to Build Self Confidence: 6 Essential and Timeless Tips

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 “Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face.” Helen Keller “Whatever we expect with confidence becomes our own self-fulfilling prophecy.” Brian Tracy “Confidence is courage at ease.” Daniel Maher I believe that one … Continue reading

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Grief and Degrief, Part 3 – The Art of Holding Space: Degriefing from the Therapist’s Perspective

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“Grief is the most available, untapped emotional resource for personal transformation.” Holding space is one of those phrases that evokes furrowed brows and quizzical expressions from the uninitiated. Like comedian George Carlin‘s popularized use of such oxymorons as “jumbo shrimp” … Continue reading

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Grief and Degrief, Part 1 – Finding the Way Back

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On the eleventh day of September, 2001, I awoke to a crisp northern New York state morning, the best of blue skies and an audible fall crunch in the air. I am New York City-born, so I remember those fall … Continue reading

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A Global Guide to Healthy Drinks

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Recently, spas have been trending toward beverages with a variety of healing properties, including the ability to flush out bodily toxins, increase blood flow, and provide energy. Perhaps most interesting, these drinks are worldly concoctions and bring with them mystical … Continue reading

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The Happiest Person In America—Could It Be You?

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I think we’d all like to be happier, especially in times of stress. Sometimes we may look at others who seem to have it all figured out, or just seem to be happy most of the time, and perhaps wonder … Continue reading

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9 Things No One Wants to Regret When They’re Older

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The things you didn’t do when you had the chance.  That priceless relationship you neglected.  Those important words you left unspoken… Every one of us has experienced feelings of regret.  But it’s not too late to set things straight.  We’re … Continue reading

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Why is the Science of Psychology important for Spas │ The Science of Wellbeing

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My colleagues in the spa industry sometimes ask me why I focus so much on the science of psychology.  In fact, people often assume that if I am studying psychology I must be preparing myself to leave the world of … Continue reading

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20 Things to Start Doing in Your Relationships

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Family isn’t always blood.  They’re the people in your life who appreciate having you in theirs – the ones who encourage you to improve in healthy and exciting ways, and who not only embrace who you are now, but also … Continue reading

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Synchronicity – The phenomenon of seemingly meaningful coincidences!

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What if I told you that this blog was written especially for you? Would you believe me? Maybe. Maybe not. That’s okay, we’ve only just met. But here’s the thing: I know that right now, in this moment, by some … Continue reading

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