The Secret To A More Fulfilling Sex Life
Stop, breathe in and be present for a moment.
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The Secret To A More Fulfilling Sex Life

Mindfulness means simply being in the present moment. Why is this so valuable? Lack of mindfulness can lead to a sex life that's stale, repetitive and empty. So here is some advice from one of our experts on practicing mindfulness for true intimacy.

How To Activate Your Sensuality
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How To Activate Your Sensuality


Sensuality is the foundation of your sexuality. In order to get erotically turned on, you must be aware of your senses and all the potential pleasure that surrounds you in every moment. In our wired world, we often focus on so much digital stimulation that we forget to tune into the physical, sensual world around us. To become more erotically alive, take some time to focus on enjoying the full potential of your sensuality. 

Emotional Eating…To Eat Or Not To Eat?
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Emotional Eating…To Eat Or Not To Eat?

You're happy about your promotion so you celebrate with a nice, big dinner out. You're sad to be facing Valentine's Day without a date so you down a half-gallon of rocky road while watching Grey's. You're bored so you munch on whatever jumps out at you in the kitchen while checking your social media. Happy, sad, bored, they cover a pretty large swath of emotions. Probably the only emotion that doesn't trigger eating for many "emotional eaters" is fear.

Emotional Eating…To Eat Or Not To Eat?
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Emotional Eating…To Eat Or Not To Eat?

You're happy about your promotion so you celebrate with a nice, big dinner out. You're sad to be facing Valentine's Day without a date so you down a half-gallon of rocky road while watching Grey's. You're bored so you munch on whatever jumps out at you in the kitchen while checking your social media. Happy, sad, bored, they cover a pretty large swath of emotions. Probably the only emotion that doesn't trigger eating for many "emotional eaters" is fear.

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Love your kids? Love your body.
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Your Bad Body Image & Your Kids: A Dangerous Combination

In all my years as a parent educator, I have never met parents who earnestly wanted to hurt their children. Most parents sincerely want to encourage and empower their children to lead strong, successful lives. However, it is their lack of mindfulness that defaults into old patterns and belief systems that teach their children harmful messages rather accidently.

Don't Get Burned By Your Post-Divorce Anger
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Don't Get Burned By Your Post-Divorce Anger

Although every divorce is unique, most result in an abundance of post-divorce anger. There's absolutely nothing wrong with that and it's quite normal. It's unresolved anger that is corrosive and toxic. Like being in a burning house, it sucks the life out of you. Acknowledging persistent anger, and committing to do something about it, is step one. Step two is managing your anger. Here are some things to try:

Want To Create Your Best Year Yet?
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Want To Create Your Best Year Yet?

Do you wish that last year went better for you? Do you struggle sometimes to figure out exactly what you really want?  What would a really great year look like?  Would you feel happy, healthy, less stressed, more successful, more productive, more in touch with your intuition?  Perhaps you would connect better with your loved ones or be a better parent? Is losing weight, making more money, attracting a love partner on your wish list?  

Women and Stress: The I Can Have It All Syndrome
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Women and Stress: The I Can Have It All Syndrome

Most women are multi-taskers by necessity. Our culture says we can do it all. We can achieve an education from a good university, have a career, be a wife and mother if we choose to, have fun with our girlfriends, and enjoy a full social calendar with our life partner. We expect to be able to to have it all without negative physical and emotional consequences, and worse we believe we are failures if we can't. 

Dance Your Way Into Total Total Health
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Dance Your Way Into Total Total Health

I am the developer of a community-based practice for wellness called Dancing Mindfulness. Mindfulness is the ancient practice of noticing without judgment, a practice that seems so simple, yet one that we often neglect in our fast-paced, modern lives. Whether it is used as a gateway to higher spiritual growth or as a path to more balanced, centered living, the applications of mindfulness are various…as are the ways to achieve it. Dancing Mindfulness uses the art form of dance as the primary medium of discovering mindful awareness.

7 Ways To Parent Better That You Can Start Now
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7 Ways To Parent Better That You Can Start Now

7 Ways To Parent Better Teamwork What responsibilities do you and your spouse take on as parents? It’s important to find your style of parenting with teamwork. How do you help each other? Do you have to ask or is it just expected? It’s important to communicate with one another what your strengths are as parents because it will be easier to divide up tasks.