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A Mindful Moment Blog 2016-11-18T11:58:36+00:00

Is Your Body Speaking to You in Metaphor?

About 15-years ago, a good friend of mine was having a difficult time with his parents. My friend’s inability to address a very unhealthy and longstanding dynamic with his parents began to affect his relationship with his girlfriend and she suggested that he see a therapist. After talking for a while, the therapist asked my friend about any health problems that he was experiencing. My friend told the therapist that [...]

By | June 19, 2018|

The Benefits of the Sun & How to Sunbathe Safely

Sunbathing, tanning, laying out—these are all terms that we are pretty familiar with. Whether it is because we are on some glorious beach vacation or because we desire to have golden skin, we have more than likely all sunbathed before. I have personally been a sun-worshiper for much of my life 🙂 In the past several years, more information has come out about our skin and the damaging effects of [...]

By | June 5, 2018|

Whose Thoughts Are You Thinking?

Recently I have begun to pay more attention to the things I find myself thinking about and wondering what influences me to be thinking about them. Sometimes the answer is obvious (a conversation I recently had with someone that is playing again in my mind) and sometimes the answer is subtler (as in the following stories). A few months ago, I set out for a hike on my neighborhood trail. [...]

By | May 12, 2018|

Essentials for Making Baby Food

For many families in my practice, homemade baby food seems to be increasing in popularity.  For some, making their baby’s food at home is mostly about knowing that their child is getting only the best ingredients and nothing added.  Other families make baby food for the cost savings; you will get more bang for your buck than you would from buying jars of food from the store, where you’re paying [...]

By | April 14, 2018|

10 Ways to Create a Non-Toxic Home

In our last post, I discussed some big changes that you can make to support your health when you build or remodel a home. In this second post, I want to highlight 10 ways that you can make better choices with some of the smaller, more common household items. What we breathe, touch, and come in contact with in our home every day can have a significant effect on our [...]

By | April 2, 2018|

Healthy Home Improvements

When you build or remodel a home, some of the most important decisions you may make are the ones regarding the types of products and materials used in your construction. Our family just moved back home after a 3 ½ month remodel and amongst the countless decisions we had to make, choosing safer products to use in our home construction was at the top of our list—and we had a lot [...]

By | March 9, 2018|