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Resiliency is the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties. If you’ve lived a few decades, you have had to be resilient. I often joke in class that none of us get through life without challenges. And, while we all laugh, it is a laugh of knowing. We know it’s true. I was first introduced to… View Article
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I am proof of the practice. Specifically, I am proof that a therapeutic yoga practice works. I call it “donkey work.” If somebody said you were a donkey, I don’t think you’d take it as a compliment. I, however, would like to be a bit more like a donkey. It’s not the stubborn part of… View Article
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What is vitality? It’s a state of being strong and active. Who wants vitality? All of us! You can tell when someone has “it.” As soon as she enters the room, you sense it. There’s a spring in her step – a liveliness and vibrancy that is felt. This internal passion within us that is… View Article
Stress can be good. Really, I am serious. Stress can be a good thing. We’ve given stress such a bad rap, lately. It’s like the rotten step-child in a Disney move. We blame stress for just about everything. Well, like a good animated film, there’s always a happy ending where we all realize what we… View Article
A good night’s rest helps us function at our best. If you’ve ever experienced a difficult night with limited sleep, I know you’ll agree. We know that when we sleep our body goes into repair and recovery mode. When we rest for extended periods, from 6-9 hours, our bodies then have the necessary time to… View Article
It’s radical. I am not going to tell you to stand up straight. If you really want to improve your posture, you’ll have to let go of some old ideas. First, why doesn’t it work to just tell yourself (or someone else) to “just stand up straight?” Here’s the short answer. We have to deconstruct…. View Article
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When simple needs are met, individuals have the opportunity to feel safe and supported. Simple needs are food, housing, clothing. BEAM or Beaches Emergency Assistance Ministry is a local non-profit that serves Jacksonville’s beaches communities. The non-profit relies heavily on community support to assist neighbors in times of need. BEAM helps our neighbors during times… View Article
It’s a hot and controversial topic in our beaches community. The issue? How to address our resident homeless population. I like to address them by first name. Others prefer to address our beaches homeless community by figuring out how to ship them across town to the Sulzbacher Center. I have always had a soft spot… View Article
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