Category Archives: Mind

Exercises to Reduce Tension and Increase Positive Thinking

I was walking a client through several different techniques to reduce stress and tension and increase positive thinking. She scribbled down notes as we talked and we practiced each one. At the end of the session she said, “The way … Continue reading

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Why do Humans have Negative Brains?

Have you noticed how our brains tend to notice the negative things in life more readily than the positive? Ever wonder why? One theory that attempts to explain this is an evolutionary explanation based on the theory of natural selection. … Continue reading

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Attitude is Everything

Dave Merrill repeated this phrase to us parent chaperones throughout my daughter’s three days of adventure camp.  The old adage proved true during the mid-May camp out in “less than ideal” conditions at Denali National Park. To start with, we … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning for the Mind

It’s easy to accumulate a great deal of clutter and mess in our homes over the winter. Spring brings a great time to exchange the darkness and dirt with light and order. The same is true of our minds. I … Continue reading

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