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    3 Simplistic Truths On How To Live The Most Balanced Life

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    Are you overwhelmed by all of the health information out there? Confused by the contradictory messages sent to us by different diets, social icons, and government programs? I was too! That is, until I decided to “cut the fluff” and boil things down to my three “Simple Organic Truths.” These are the three core values I have learned to live my life by. This blog post will focus on the first of my simple truths.   Organic Truth #1 Staying…

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    3 Simple Ways To Slow Down The Pace Of Your Life

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      In Part 3 of the Mindfulness Series inspired by Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh’s book Peace is Every Step, we direct our attention at the pace at which we live our life. Are you a speed walker? Do you find yourself eating so quickly, you realize you’ve hardly had time to take a sip of water or come up for air? Do you dread emptying the dishwasher, folding laundry, and cleaning up after yourself? If any of these scenarios apply…

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    Notice The Unnoticeable Moments In Your Day That Pass You By

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    When our lives are swamped with busy schedules, time with family and friends, and little time for ourselves, it feels like there is no time in our day to dedicate toward intentional inner mindfulness and serenity. I recently started reading the book Peace Is Every Step by the Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh. What I love about Thich Nhat Hanh, is his ability to simplify and apply techniques used in his Buddhist training for our everyday lives. This is a…

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    How To Forget The Past And Find Peace In The Present

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      I often find myself needing to “check-in”  with my stress and anxiety levels. In a conversation about stress reduction and mindfulness, a friend of mine recommended the book Peace Is Every Step by the Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh. I couldn’t wait to get my hands on the content. Once the book arrived, I dove right in. After reading only 15 pages into the book, I had to toss in my bookmark and reflect on the heavy content. There…

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