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Where Did Mindfulness Come From?

Jul 1, 2020 5:14:00 PM / by Dr Don Wood posted in Mindfulness

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Mindfulness is the practice of keeping our minds in the present, moment by moment. When we are present, rather than just here, we don’t just see, we perceive. Being present affects everything we do, and it has an impact on every interaction we have with others. 

Our minds build habits. Depending on our life’s experiences we tend to reflect on the past and future, fueled by our fears and desires, memories and imagination. That leaves very little time to spend on being fully present. 

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10 Simple Ways To A Healthy Mind

Jun 3, 2020 1:37:04 PM / by Dr Don Wood posted in Mindfulness

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Our lives are filled with clutter, whether it’s a desk covered with papers, a kitchen drawer stuffed with items that don’t seem to belong anywhere else, or an overwhelmed mind trying to deal with too much. A cluttered mind is fatiguing and results in poor performance and poor decisions. You can declutter your mind, just as you can declutter your kitchen drawer.

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Action And The Power Of Positivity

Jun 3, 2020 1:31:56 PM / by Dr Don Wood posted in Confidence, Happiness, Mindfulness

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If you are seeking success in your life, you will need to learn how to take positive action every day to accomplish your goals. After all, doing the least amount of work will likely lead to mediocre results, so instead, engage the power of positive thinking and put your actions into overdrive.

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Mindfulness Meditation For Focus - 14 Simple Affirmations

Jun 3, 2020 1:15:38 PM / by Dr Don Wood posted in Mindfulness

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Getting focused does not have to be complicated or take a long time.  Here are some powerful mindfulness exercises, AKA affirmations to help you regain your focus and clarity in minutes

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Self Awareness And Why It Matters

Jun 3, 2020 1:11:22 PM / by Dr Don Wood posted in Mindfulness, Stress Management

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Having self awareness means that you have knowledge of yourself. You understand your habits, likes, dislikes, the way you view the world, and your needs. You know what you want in life and have an understanding of your emotional responses. Socrates’ famous quote “know thyself” is a directive to develop self awareness.

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