Relaxation & Meditation

The Power of Meditation

The Power of Meditation

“The Power of Meditation: This practice of focused attention can reduce pain and stress while enhancing health and healing” This article was originally published on ADVANCE for OT Practitioners October 1, 2015 by Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L Meditation is the practice of focused attention that can help calm the mind and body, returning it to a […]

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Bringing Healing to Pain: The Mind-Body Connection and What May Be Behind Your Pain

Bringing Healing to Pain: The Mind-Body Connection and What May Be Behind Your Pain

Are you experiencing pain or know someone who is? While it is good to get checked out by a qualified health care practitioner to determine if there may be a physical solution to your physical pain, there may be more behind your pain that you may be able to heal. According to the National Institutes […]

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Mindfulness and Acceptance – What Does it Mean?

Mindfulness and Acceptance – What Does it Mean?

Mindfulness is all a buzz now, and for good reason. Mindfulness shows us how to be with and accept our reactions to our experiences in a non-judgmental way. It can help us to learn to love and accept ourselves and others more, lower stress, anxiety, depression, pain, enhance our health, help us prevent disease, and […]

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Chase the Winter Blues Away with Relaxation and Meditation

Chase the Winter Blues Away with Relaxation and Meditation

I start hearing it in the fall – people saying, “Uh-oh, winter is coming…” Does this sound familiar? Sure, winter brings in colder and darker days, frustration with commutes, and the uncomfortable places within ourselves that pop their heads out to be noticed and healed. You probably have already heard and “know” all of the […]

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Happy Halloween! Keep Away Worry with Meditation

Happy Halloween! Keep Away Worry with Meditation

Today we attempt to scare the bad spirits away with spooky attire and surroundings.  How do you tend to keep the negative spirits away? The negative thoughts and worry? Join me for regular relaxation, meditation, and peaceful time beginning in November. I will be announcing dates in the next couple of weeks. This relaxing time […]

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How to Lift Your Mood from Seasonal Depression

How to Lift Your Mood from Seasonal Depression

It happens in the fall, when days become cooler and the nights become longer, and the leaves start dropping from the trees… and for many in the northern climates the snow, rain, and ice is on its way. What can be done to help with managing moods, feelings, and accompanying aches or pains? Chances are […]

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