Posts Tagged "mental health"

Resolving the Traumas of Life

Posted by on Feb 6, 2014 in PathwaysVoice - Blog | 0 comments

Original article by Stephanie Levitt, MA, LPC, NCC [Published in AZ Net News Oct/Nov 2013 and online at  Natural Healing News] Trauma is everywhere.  We bear witness to it on our TV screens as we see the aftermath of a horrendous school shooting and worry about the safety of our own children. We hear stories about wars, people being killed, raped, and tortured. We have friends or family who are in abusive relationships. Then there is the trauma that we may have endured in our childhood or past. Most of us have experienced it in some form, whether we identify it as such or not. Some people have had “big” traumas in their lives that continue to affect them. Others have...

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Mindfulness and it’s Health Benefits

Posted by on Dec 3, 2013 in PathwaysVoice - Blog | 0 comments

Today’s world seems to rush by faster than ever. We have more to accomplish in less time along with more distractions. It is easy to lose track of what is happening in the here and now, which in turn causes people to lose awareness of what they are feeling and how their actions are affecting others. One of our greatest gifts is the ability to express mindfulness, the practice of focusing attention to the present moment and accepting what is happening without rendering judgment. Today, the art of mindfulness is being examined by health professionals as to its effects on happiness. In fact, applying mindfulness to your day to day activities can help decrease depression,...

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