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Forest Bathing: Harnessing the Healing Power of Nature

Forest Bathing: Harnessing the Healing Power of Nature

A lot of us seek nature. The air, the quiet, the solitude. Of course, “nature” could mean many things. The salty air and sandy expanse of a beach, the ultra-focused thrill of a mountain climb, an afternoon paddling across a lake. 

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15 Quotes About Change to Celebrate New Seasons

15 Quotes About Change to Celebrate New Seasons

That discomfort is resistance. Resistance to change is completely understandable in many cases, especially when we lose something. The hurt that results from that resistance may be necessary for healing. But no matter what happens, we have to accept that things are changing. 

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The Mindfulness Lover’s Gift Guide

The Mindfulness Lover’s Gift Guide

Do you love giving gifts? Not just buying presents, but finding the perfect thing you just know your friend/family member/partner/coworker will genuinely appreciate and use? We do, too. That’s why we’ve compiled this list of gifts the mindfulness lover in your life will adore.

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Breaking the Cycle of Fear with Mindfulness

Breaking the Cycle of Fear with Mindfulness

Anxiety disorders occur when you - repeatedly and over time - become extremely anxious even when there is no apparent reason. Your heart beats faster, you feel hot or cold, and it’s tough to regulate your breathing. As a result, you might become very fearful of certain situations that you believe will worsen your anxiety, like driving or going to crowded places alone. 

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