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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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Letting Go to Grow

Letting Go to Grow

  As I looked at my seemingly weed ridden flower bed in front of our home of 3 years now, I snorted and shook my head with a grin at how I once had the thought towards it “you are the bane of...

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Self-Care for Teachers

Self-Care for Teachers

The concept of self-care is catching our collective attention. We’re being admonished to “put the oxygen mask on yourself first” and now we have research to support the claim that self-care helps...

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The Heavily Meditated Teacher

The Heavily Meditated Teacher

When you come to the Mindful Educators retreat, one of the elements woven into the day is the importance of establishing a personal meditation practice. The elements of quieting the mind, noticing...

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What yoga pose will make this kid listen?

What yoga pose will make this kid listen?

Embodied Education Thanks to a new study getting fabulous publicity, yoga is making its way into classrooms everywhere. At Mind Body Health Associates, we’ve long recognized the importance of...

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Trauma in the Classroom

Trauma in the Classroom

“He just won’t sit still, always trying to escape to the bathroom or sharpening his pencil or something.” “She cannot keep her hands to herself!” “We caught him stealing again.” Thanks to ongoing...

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