Life Transition

Saying goodbye, with meaning.

by Donna Torney on June 1, 2017 · 0 comments

It’s the season of goodbyes, and exciting new beginnings. A formal speech or an impromptu thank you; this is an opportunity to be your authentic self, appreciate the connections you have made, and savor the success that has come about because of these relationships. When it comes to the workplace saying goodbye can feel awkward […]

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How to build new habits

by Donna Torney on May 17, 2017 · 0 comments

Gently, gently, ever gently…..

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While you go about your Saturday chores, try scheduling in pleasant events.  We don’t think twice about putting the upcoming dentist appointment or routine car repair in our calendar, but we often leave pleasant events up to chance. Try this:  Today, go through your calendar and schedule in a pleasant event every day through the […]

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Five Steps to Letting Go

by Donna Torney on July 6, 2016 · 0 comments

Practicing letting go is one of the foundations of mindfulness.  What does it mean to let go?  It could mean letting go of a disappointment from the past, a relationship that’s not working out, or it could mean letting go of a plan to change someone or something. Letting go can also be less tangible. It […]

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FOMO – and other ways of feeling left behind

by Donna Torney on April 6, 2016 · 0 comments

If you are feeling disappointed, maybe even envious, because of a “missed” opportunity, it is a good time to apply mindfulness.  Here are three mindfulness tips that can help you feel like you are in the right place at the right time. Still feeling left behind? Check out these posts on disappointment, and rejection. Print […]

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Rick Hanson on Letting Go

by Donna Torney on March 30, 2016 · 0 comments

The practices — simple actions inside your mind — light up neural networks of deep well-being and resilience. And because “neurons that fire together, wire together,” each time you do a practice, it strengthens key neural circuits like building a muscle in the gym. Each practice is grounded in modern neuroscience, positive psychology, Rick’s background […]

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Rick Hanson on Taking More Breaks

by Donna Torney on March 26, 2016 · 0 comments

Methods for shifting gears and taking pause to improve well-being, strengthen relationships and encourage peace of mind.

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Yoga: Meditation Minute

by Donna Torney on March 25, 2016 · 0 comments

A short guided meditation session by Karen Fabian, founder of Bare Bones Yoga.

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It’s easy to get caught up in feeling powerless.  All it takes is dwelling on something in your life that is not going your way.  Even if things are going pretty smoothly in your life right now, you might be thrown off kilter by looking at the events that the media presents us with and […]

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