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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

Taming the Monkey Mind: Taking the Monkey to the Gym

I only began consciously meditating within the last couple of years.  I have actually been practicing mindfulness much longer than that, however please keep that a secret from my monkey mind. I have used weight training as a tool for bringing my focus to the moment since I was a teenager. I lift heavy, moreContinue reading “Taming the Monkey Mind: Taking the Monkey to the Gym”

The Mental and Physical Benefits of Ten Types of Exercise

We are all aware that exercise provides physical benefits, but we may not be as aware of the mental and emotional rewards that come with physical activity.  Here are ten popular types of exercise and the benefits you can expect to receive. 1) Zumba Zumba is a Latin-dance based class that is fast-paced, fun, andContinue reading “The Mental and Physical Benefits of Ten Types of Exercise”

How a Kettlebell Became My Therapist

I have exercised regularly since high school.  It was always an important part of my life. It allowed me to release excess energy and frustration, it made me feel better physically and emotionally, and it helped me to feel strong. When my divorce occurred, exercise gained an even greater importance in my life.  It allowedContinue reading “How a Kettlebell Became My Therapist”

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