Tag Archives: Fear

Every client that we see learns a special breathing technique. You’ve probably heard about the importance of the breath and there’s a myriad of ideas out there on how to do it. The idea is to stimulate the vagus nerve where it sits under the diaphragm. The stimulates the parasympathetic nervous system to release calming chemicals, helping you feel relaxed and clear. 
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Today's Friday Photo comes from a garden in Chanhassen, MN. It's the perfect quote to follow Monday's blog about the stories we tell. Take some time this weekend to explore what ingredients you have put in your favorite dish (aka you!). Is it time to liven up that recipe?
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I want to continue with a consequence of blaming and not taking responsibility. Whatever you’ve chosen to blame becomes a story you continue to tell in many forms.
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  Some times you may find yourself in a situation that makes you uncomfortable. Perhaps friends want to go bike riding, but you blame your ‘bad knees’ as an excuse because you really think you can’t keep up. 
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Today's Friday Photo comes from Monterey, California. This foggy coastal view foreshadows the feeling that forms inside of us when we don't take responsibility for our thoughts and behaviors, and instead, put the blame on others. Check out Monday's blog for more on blame, responsibility and our health.
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Today's Friday Photo comes from Bridal Veil Falls, California. I know this is a theme, but as the old song goes, "What the world needs now is love, sweet love...." As I enjoyed the beautiful rainbow over the waterfall, I thought about all of the diversity in the world - people, cultures, interests, jobs, beliefs, humor, likes and dislikes - and I was grateful for how deliciously rich and beautiful these things make our world.
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Today's Friday Photo comes from Tuolumne Meadows Lake on Tioga Pass, California. Every now and then, ok, pretty much every day as of late, it's a good idea to examine what we are thinking, challenge outdated beliefs, and focus on what we can do to create a better environment around us. What is in the mirror of your reflection?
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Today's Friday Photo comes from El Capitan in Yosemite Valley, California. Just as two people didn't want me to miss the majesty of this incredibly large mountain of granite, I don't want you to miss this post. In the midst of seemingly insurmountable challenges and chaos, it's natural to think that one person can't do much to effect change. So we tend to close up in our pwn little part of the world and focus inward. This is not necessarily a bad thing if in doing so we heed this quote........
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Today's Friday Photo comes from Philly, Pennsylvania. Standing next to the Liberty bell looking out at Independence Hall, the place where the declaration of independence and the constitution were debated and signed, caused me to reflect on many things. I wonder what the founding fathers would think of our country as it is today?
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  I am working with a second member of a family. Both clients have found the creative breathing technique I teach to be extremely helpful, so they have taught all the family members how to use it. 
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