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Your Brain Deserves a Break This Summer: Take It & Be Mindful

The kids are out of school, and pretty much everyone in the office is checked out. It’s vacation season. Nearly half (45 percent) of all Americans who vacation do so in the summer months, July more specifically. To Florida or California, DC or New York, the Caribbean Islands or Europe: We go on vacation to […]

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Can Meditation Help Your Relationship?

It is no secret relationships take a lot of work: communication, dedication, trust, and friendship. Successfully navigating these waters also centers around personal mindfulness, that is the act of staying active and present in a situation. Mindfulness allows you to observe your thoughts and feelings from a distance without inherent judgment on the situation. Mindfulness […]

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Take Psychotherapy to the Next Level with Guided Meditation

Meditation is an excellent way to achieve a state of mental calm and clarity. Numerous scientific studies have shown performing 20 minutes of meditation daily provide countless health and mental benefits. These benefits include: a decrease in depression and anxiety, an increase in disease immunity, and a huge jump in the ability to focus. Meditation […]

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Meditate & Be Mindful: It’s Good for Your Health

In the 1940’s, if you told someone you were going running, they probably would have asked, “Who’s chasing you?” Know what happened next? The scientists charged in, validated the benefits of exercise, and now we all do it – and if we don’t, we feel guilty about it. Right now, meditation is at the point […]

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Fermented Foods May Help Relieve Social Anxiety Symptoms

Do you struggle with social anxiety? Do you find it difficult to connect with people on a personal level in social settings? Are you sick and tired of feeling uncomfortable at parties? Did you know there’s food you can eat to relieve social anxiety? It’s true, according to a research study to be published in […]

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Mindfulness: There’s an App for That

There’s no better way to ease the stress and anxiety that wreaks havoc on your daily life than with a little mindfulness and meditation. But shutting out the distraction, noise, and interruptions can be difficult, and it’s for that reason that smart software developers everywhere have — you guessed it — developed an array of […]

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Stress Might Be Affecting Your Creativity

All day, every day: It seems like we’re all stressed about something. Maybe it’s money, or your health, or your parents’ health, or your kids’ behavior, or an unresolved conflict with a coworker at your high-pressure Washington DC job. Whatever it is, it’s there. Stress. It occupies your mind all day. Stress. It keeps you […]

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How To Tell If You’re Experiencing An Anxiety Attack in Washington DC

Anxiety (or panic) attacks are — well — they’re awful. Anxiety attacks are periods of intense anxiety, or panic that often occur suddenly, and with no warning. They affect the mind, but more so the body, and can cause extreme fear for the sufferer — especially those who’ve never before experienced such a thing — […]

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Engage in Mindfulness in Washington DC. Disengage from Stress & Anxiety.

When someone mentions ‘the city that never sleeps’, you think of New York City, right? Of course you do. A nickname coined, and made famous by the Martin Scorsese film New York, New York (and with a little help from Frank Sinatra), it’s one that could just as easily be used to describe, well, the […]

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