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Curiosity and learning

Curiosity and learning

When it comes to brain development, researchers and teachers are both finding that one of the best ways for learning to happen is through the process of inquiry.  First, the brain enjoys curiosity,...

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Asking good questions

Asking good questions

  The Nobel prize-winning Jewish physicist Isidore Rabi once explained that his mother taught him how to be a scientist. ‘Every other child would come back from school and be asked, “What did you...

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Getting Curious

Getting Curious

  As the new year commences, many people use the fresh start to create new habits or work toward new goals. At Mind Body Health Associates, we want to support you in those endeavors. One element we...

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New Eating Habits for Kids

New Eating Habits for Kids

  As the year progresses, the resolution to continue to move toward nutrition in family meals can start to wane. Rather than only inspiration, consider new habits to help carry your intentions....

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Holiday Joy

Holiday Joy

Between Hallmark movies and the constant stream of All I Need for Christmas is You, it's easy to believe that everyone around us is having a jolly time in the month of December. But this is a...

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Mindful Gifting

Mindful Gifting

As the season of giving draws closer, we encourage folks not to let the pull of constant consumerism to take over, but to rather intentionally give to loved ones from a place of gratitude. Therapist...

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Supporting our Vets

Supporting our Vets

Our annual practice of honoring Veterans each November reaches far past closing the post office. While it's great to acknowledge the efforts of our military past and present via a blanket Facebook...

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What you can, when you can

What you can, when you can

For some folks, creating a gym routine is a natural and enjoyable part of their lifestyle. It's helpful for maintaining and even expanding fitness levels through cardio work or lifting weights. Our...

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Can I get a witness?

Can I get a witness?

“When you’re anxious and you need encouragement not direction.”  This was the realization of one of Holly’s clients, whom we’ll call Linda, one day while retelling a story of a panic attack. She...

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You’re Shoulding All Over the Place

You’re Shoulding All Over the Place

For all of our therapists, a red flag of overusing the judgment faculty part of the brain is using the word “should.” A judge is someone who divides, decides, casts an opinion or makes a decision...

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Judging Others, Judging Ourselves

Judging Others, Judging Ourselves

Last fall I drove through a subdivision and noticed a house with Christmas lights in full glory well before the societally-agreed-upon commencement date of Thanksgiving. I heard a voice in my mind...

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Non-judgment in EMDR

Non-judgment in EMDR

At MBHA, one of the cornerstones to treatment is an EMDR-infused philosophy that honors the body and the emotions of one’s past experiences while simultaneously keeping one foot in the present...

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