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Finding Peace in Mindfulness

By |2020-07-07T14:11:57-04:00July 17th, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

Mindfulness is about bringing your attention and focus to the present moment. Through mindfulness, we calmly acknowledge thoughts, feelings, and bodily sensations without judgment, according to CentraState behavioral health specialist Amy Metzger, MSW, LCSW, CTTS. It’s hitting the pause button and allowing yourself to be completely present to engage [...]

Mental Vigilance Can Help Facilitate a Return to Routines

By |2020-07-10T10:58:25-04:00July 10th, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

Over the past five months, we’ve had to consider survival tactics on many fronts—from protecting ourselves and others from coronavirus exposure to shifting strategies and expectations for school and work. Our sense of normalcy has changed in nearly every way, and adaptation will remain important as society transitions back [...]