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Benefits of Mindfulness

Benefits of Mindfulness

7 Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation In our last blog, we explored the topic of mindfulness, and how focusing on the here and now can positively impact our stress level, self-awareness and productivity. Mindfulness is a state of calm, non-judgmental peacefulness. Being mindful means being “present” in the current moment by paying attention to the here […]

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Mindfulness

Mindfulness

Mindfulness: Achieve Peace in a Stressed-out World   Your cell phone is ringing – again – as you drive four kids to swim practice at 6am. Your list of unanswered texts and emails is growing. You shudder to think about Facebook. Your boss is demanding a tight deadline on that big project. Add family responsibilities […]

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Why is Sleep Important?

Why is Sleep Important?

A good night’s sleep is priceless. Waking up “bright-eyed and bushytailed” is a great feeling. On the flipside, that drowsy, heavy-eyed feeling after a poor night’s sleep is awful – and can be dangerous while driving or if it causes clumsiness that leads to injury. Even though we know all of this, our modern lifestyle often prevents us from enjoying the high-quality sleep we need to recharge each night.

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