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Mindfulness

Mindfulness Tool to the Rescue

By Joan Marlow --- My new thought is:  Pandemic = Transition.  I don’t know about you, but most everything in my life is different than what it was back in February!!  Do you remember February????!!!  Our ‘new norm’ is all about being fluid and adaptable to change; and simply accepting ...

Loving Kindness Starts with You

By Joan Marlow --- These past few months have been different and difficult.  Living in a pandemic has offered lots of lessons. I’ve heard things like, ‘getting comfortable with being uncomfortable,’ ‘seeing that I truly have no control over anything, except myself,’’ I love my family, but it’s tough being ...

Who Knew? What Do I Do Now? What’s Next?

By Joan Marlow --- Three big questions on our minds right now as we find ourselves ‘locked down’ with our families.  I share ‘Who Knew?’ because there might be some of you thinking, ‘Who Knew in my lifetime I’d be experiencing a pandemic?’  That’s something that happens in other countries ...

BE….

By Joan Marlow --- Be what? you might ask.  That’s the question that can be answered in a number of ways. How do you respond to the question, what do you want ‘to be’? Typically your answer probably refers to a job or a profession.  You might want ‘to be’ ...

The 1-2-3’s of Mindfulness

By Joan Marlow --- STOP THE PRESSES!! The latest research from the American Psychological Association shares that ‘teens report higher levels of stress then adults do (at least during the school year.) And almost half of teens say they’re not doing enough to manage their stress. The two most common ‘strategies’ teens ...