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Stephany Tlalka

The Healing Power of Wild Places

This post was originally published on this siteOn average, we spend just 5 per cent of our day outside. What effect might that have on our bodies and minds? Florence Williams spent the last three years writing about our relationship… Continue Reading →

The Amazing Effects of Gratitude

This post was originally published on this siteThe majority of us are familiar with the idea of being grateful for something—we learn from an early age to say “thank you” when we receive birthday gifts, or someone holds the door… Continue Reading →

Find Happiness by Embracing All of Your Emotions

This post was originally published on this siteOur culture places a high value on happiness—having the best job, house, the most friends, things in general. We’re constantly in a state of grasping for something—filling ourselves up from the outside. And… Continue Reading →

How to Use the Breath to Strengthen Your Mind

This post was originally published on this siteHow you’re breathing can tell you something about your current state of mind—maybe you’re feeling pretty good, thinking about happy hour cocktails with colleagues. Or maybe you’re feeling a bit stressed, trying to… Continue Reading →

Why Your Brain Loves Kindness

This post was originally published on this siteIf you’re familiar to meditation, then you’ve probably tried a basic loving-kindness practice. It involves bringing to mind someone you love, and wishing that they are safe, well, and happy—either out loud or… Continue Reading →

Mindfulness Wants You to Get Real With Yourself

What are automatic thoughts? We’ve all “zoned out” during a meeting at work, or had that outer body experience of driving home yet not being able recall how we got from point A to point B. These habits help us… Continue Reading →

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