The Labyrinth

The Labyrinth

Have you ever walked a labyrinth? I hadn’t until last year. Some of my very successful friends had told me what a wonderful experience it was, but I had my doubts. None-the-less there was a labyrinth on the grounds of the mountain retreat where I was staying. So I decided to give it a try.

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Coaching Yourself out of Pain?

Coaching Yourself out of Pain?

As a physical therapist and spiritual life coach, coaching someone in pain presents some challenges. Communication becomes a critical factor as pain sensations are often tied to emotional stories and feelings of loss. Chronic pain is more about how the brain perceives the threat then the actual painful body part.

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Tears to Triumph

Tears to Triumph

My thirteen year old daughter is nothing shy of brilliant. She is also smart; on the honor roll, A student, in short, a teacher’s dream. Yet despite her outward appearance of academic perfection, she has her struggles.

This year she is in Math 1. This means although she is yet in 7th grade middle school, her math class is at the high school level. Now proudly I was a pretty good student myself but 20 some years later I must admit I’ve completely forgot about inequality equations.

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Mind Over Matter… How Our Mental State Creates Our Lives

Mind Over Matter… How Our Mental State Creates Our Lives

Recently a friend of mine, who is 84 years old, crashed one of his planes and walked away with minimal injuries, just a few scratches on his nose!

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Using Yoga-based Breathing to Reduce Stress

Using Yoga-based Breathing to Reduce Stress

The first and last thing we all do in life is take a breath, and we never stop breathing in between. Yet, most of us are unaware of the power of Yoga-based (conscious) breathing, a series of techniques that uses both your mind and your body to exercise more control...

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The Stop Sign

The Stop Sign

We all know that when we reach a stop sign that it means to STOP, however, if you “run” the stop sign, knowing it meant to stop means absolutely nothing. The stop sign here is synonymous for the areas in our lives in which we clearly know that we should make a different choice. How many stop signs do you run in your every day life?

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Culture and Cognitive Dissonance

There is nothing more important to the success of companies and even countries then the creation of culture. A culture is a system of values, beliefs and customs within an organization and within a community. The “culture” of an organization is not in itself visual, but it largely impacts the behavior of everyone in the community and organization.

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Finding Confidence on Thin Ice

Finding Confidence on Thin Ice

An athlete’s performance is mainly based off an athletes confidence level. Figure skating is a very mental challenging sport, not saying that other sports aren’t. The difference with Figure Skating is that you are out on a sheet of ice to yourself performing for a total of 4min. (the most) in front of a row of judges and multiple spectators.

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