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  • Dr. Jan Anderson
    Three Ways To Immediately Connect With People And Stay Present Longer Three Ways To Immediately Connect With People And Stay Present Longer

    Three Ways To Immediately Connect With People And Stay Present Longer

Three Ways To Immediately Connect With People And Stay Present Longer

The best way I can describe the emotional tone in the room was “contained and intense,” as I prepared to facilitate a group of caregivers for patients living with aplastic anemia and other bone marrow failure diseases. An hour earlier I had delivered an interactive presentation for patients and caregivers about […]
By |October, 4th, 2019|Mindfulness, Relationships|Comments Off on Three Ways To Immediately Connect With People And Stay Present Longer
  • estranged from adult child
    Estranged From Your Adult Child: The Last Thing You Ever Expected Estranged From Your Adult Child: The Last Thing You Ever Expected

    Estranged From Your Adult Child: The Last Thing You Ever Expected

Estranged From Your Adult Child: The Last Thing You Ever Expected

Holidays, birthdays and other family-oriented times of the year can be a time of heartache for parents whose adult children have cut them off — and the growing phenomenon is much more common than our idealized notions about family would have us believe. (more…)
  • Cultivate Your “Inner Gourmet” with Mindful Eating Cultivate Your “Inner Gourmet” with Mindful Eating

    Cultivate Your “Inner Gourmet” with Mindful Eating

Cultivate Your “Inner Gourmet” with Mindful Eating

A diagnosis of diabetes can feel like a death sentence.  I remember observing the faces of the participants in a diabetes education program, as the nutritionist described how to manage their blood glucose by controlling portions and by eating more nominally-processed foods and fewer sweets, sugary beverages and baked goods. Although the participants were well aware of the need to make […]
By |August, 9th, 2019|Happiness, Mindfulness, Personal Growth|Comments Off on Cultivate Your “Inner Gourmet” with Mindful Eating
  • Mindfulness in Motion
    Can’t Meditate?  Try Mindfulness in Motion Can’t Meditate?  Try Mindfulness in Motion

    Can’t Meditate? Try Mindfulness in Motion

Can’t Meditate? Try Mindfulness in Motion

I don’t remember anything about my very first yoga class, there at the downtown YMCA in Nashville — even though I had an excellent beginning yoga teacher — she’d even been Dolly Parton’s private yoga teacher. I don’t remember a thing about the class, except that there was a guided relaxation at the end and I remember thinking afterwards, […]
By |July, 21st, 2019|Mindfulness|Comments Off on Can’t Meditate? Try Mindfulness in Motion