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Did you know these 3 ways to stimulate your vegus nerve?

Did you know these 3 ways to stimulate your vegus nerve?

The autonomic nervous system (ANS) influences many important functions in our body, such as the heart, respiration rate and digestion, and constantly sends signals to our body so we're ready to react to any given situation. The autonomic nervous system (ANS)...

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Did you know…

Did you know…

That it takes a full 30 days to break any habit! What habits would you like to change?What habit are you willing to go into real physical withdrawal for?Yes, that's right, even "innocent" habits like going to bed later than planned, watching too much Netflix, to more...

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Did you know…

One of the best-kept secrets amongst hospice workers is the extraordinary end-of-life experiences (ELEs) that they observe or hear about while caring for the dying and their loved ones. The shared death experience (SDE) is the crown jewel of this phenomenon. This...

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Did you know…

Did you know…

Did you know that it can be hard to meditate? Four Tips for Sticking to a Meditation Practice*1) Try meditating in a group, either in-person or virtually.2) Reflect on the science-backed benefits of meditation3) Each time you practice, pause and remind yourself why...

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Did you know…

Did you know…

Did you know that lack of sleep causes: fatigueexhaustionlack of well beingdecreased immunitydisorder of hormonal balanceemotional imbalanceserious injuries caused by drowsiness is actually the cause of 8000 car deaths in the USA, and 80.000 people yearly nod out in...

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In Honor of a Wise and Very Beloved Teacher

In Honor of a Wise and Very Beloved Teacher

Zen master Thich Nath Hanh. Thay, as his disciples called him, died last week in Vietnam, after 33 years, he returned to his home country. He had not been welcome because of his political opinions. Collaborator of Martin Luther King, bringer of Mindfulness to the...

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Connection

Connection

Our fullest attention is our deepest expression of Love. - J. Krishnamurti In nature we never see anything isolated, but everything in connection with something else which is before it, beside it, under it and over it. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Connection: some...

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Pause – The Importance of Stepping Back Occasionally

Pause – The Importance of Stepping Back Occasionally

The one thing that Covid has given us is a need to reflect very carefully to what life is truly presenting to us. Life can change from one second to the other and we all know that in theory and for the obvious reason -because who likes life to change into the wrong...

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The Magic of 12 Step Programs

The Magic of 12 Step Programs

When we think about the 12 step program, it seems mostly related to Alcoholics Anonymous, or AA, which was the origin of these programs about 70 years ago in the US by Bill W. and Dr. Bob desperately sought ways to not be affected by alcohol anymore. Today, it's...

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