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The Power to Change Your Life

The Power to Change Your Life

Over the weekend, our family gathered in Blacksburg, Virginia for our son Gregory’s graduation from Virginia Tech.  I was overcome with emotions as he received his Honors diploma from the College of Architecture.  I am so incredibly proud of Greg and our daughter Crissi, who graduated magna cum...

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How to reduce stress naturally

How to reduce stress naturally

How to Reduce Stress Naturally

Of the many ways I teach how to reduce stress is one of the easiest:  to yawn. Yes! to yawn. When you yawn, you are stimulating the vagus nerve, which starts in the brainstem and goes all the way down through the tongue, vocal chords, heart, lungs, and other...

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Scientifically-Backed Ways To Reduce Stress & Anxiety

Scientifically-Backed Ways To Reduce Stress & Anxiety

We are all looking for ways to reduce stress.  Many times when I see a headline like this, I am disappointed because they don’t mention self hypnosis. But this one does! This great article from Huffington Post doesn’t mention hypnosis till...

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How to get rid of anxiety naturally

​Get rid of anxiety naturally

A friend of mine, who just spent the weekend with her almost 3 year old granddaughter , shared with me her concerns that she is too “plugged in” with electronics. I see this as a troubling trend – I believe that there is a correlation between being constantly being...

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