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Routines Can Heal Your He...

Routines Can Heal Your Heart (and Body)
Routines are like mental butlers. Once you have a routine in place, then the mental processes that make the behavior happen take place automatically. — Michael McCullough I recently finished leading one of my six-week online courses. Happily, I achieved one of my personal health goals for the course — to become measurably less anxious.  …

You Have the Power

You Have the Power
I saw an article in the Boston Globe last week that confirmed everything that I know to be true about getting healthy – that we have a huge amount of control over our health.  At first, that did not seem like the message of the article.  It seemed to just say that married people won…

Get Happier. Get Healthi...

Get Happier.  Get Healthier.
Today I want to talk about joy – how to have more of it and how it helps you get healthy.   Joy is on my mind because I just finished celebrating the first two days of Sukkot.   That’s a Jewish holiday where we build huts topped with corn stalks and bamboo in our backyards…

Gratitude = Better Health

Gratitude = Better Health
What I Learned on My Summer Vacation I just returned from an epic road trip with my husband and two tween sons. Twenty-four states, six national parks, 11 campgrounds and 8,000 miles later, I can confidently say that I learned some stuff.  Today I want to write about gratitude and healthy habits.   Whether I…