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Senior Health and Happiness: 4 Big Things You May Not Have Thought Of

Guest post by Scott Sanders from CancerWell.org Everyone knows that the keys to improving the quality of your golden years are diet and exercise. Eating right and getting enough physical activity is how you help your mind and body stay strong as you age. It’s how you ward off illness and stave off cognitive decline. Important as it is, it’s not the only thing you need to focus on if you want to take control of your overall health. Here are some things you should do that you may […]

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6 Ways to Find Calm and Comfort While Confronting Cancer

Guest post by Scott Sanders from CancerWell.org When you’re being treated for cancer, it can tough to stay strong. But such a strong disease demands a powerful fight. You’re under a lot of physical, mental and spiritual stress, so it’s essential to seek out solutions to combat the negative energy you’re facing right now. If you need help staying strong and staying optimistic while being treated for cancer, here are a few hints to take to heart. Heal Your Body with Healthy Foods As you go through your treatment, […]

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Iyengar Yoga with Anna Rain

Why Iyengar?

Iyengar Yoga, originated by BKS Iyengar (1918-2014), is known for two main ideas: use of props; precision of instruction. BKS Iyengar was the first practitioner-teacher to address the fact that each person has a certain range of flexibility, and that if a student’s body cannot perform the classic pose unassisted, the student does not receive the full benefit of the pose. BKS introduced props to aid the student’s understanding and execution of the pose (a block, for example, to make the floor higher for the down hand in Uttitha […]

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Understanding Sexual Trauma

Understanding Sexual Trauma

Treating Sexual Trauma Stories such as Dr. Ford’s decades-old sexual trauma may be frozen in the mind and body. Traumatic experiences remain cocooned in the nervous system and are susceptible to the effects of brain chemistry. Imago therapists use core skills to be an empathetic, neutral listener. Trauma therapists employ these core skills AND an additional layer of resilience, patience, hopefulness, and strong boundaries. Trauma therapists gently hold space for their client’s emotional and embodied pain allowing the story to emerge organically. How Trauma Appears Trauma may obscure a client’s self-compassion resources. […]

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Your Healthy Mind Program from BrainPower

Your Healthy Mind: A 7-Week Program to Shift Your Lifestyle & Eating Habits to Support A Healthy Brain As You Age! Join CIM Nutritionist and Health Coach Julie Wendt for this online group coaching program designed to support the lifestyle changes that will help you prevent cognitive decline as you age.  With a firm foundation in the Institute of Functional Medicine’s Recode program based on Dr. Bredesen’s work, Julie will present the latest research in an understandable format that will act as your guide toward establishing the set of […]

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