Author Archives: Pat Stanford

Negative Thought Patterns and New Year’s Resolutions

Are you struggling to change negative thought patterns and maintain a healthy optimism even though it’s only a few weeks into the New Year?   Why is it so difficult to change negative thought patterns and stay motivated to move toward goals?   Why are some … Continue reading

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Stressed? Take A Calming Breath

 Mastering a Calming Breath When You’re Stressed is a Simple Stress Management Technique Are you stressed most of the time?  Did you know that mastering the calming breath is an easy-to-learn stress management technique that can be practiced anywhere? You have probably taken a … Continue reading

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The Great Benefits of Meditation

Benefits of Meditation In Difficult Times “I am convinced more than ever before that meditation is critical to my  well being.  These past few weeks have been very trying and I have been reminded of the benefits of meditation.” Our worlds seem to move … Continue reading

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A Question From Our Weight Reduction Program: “What about women over forty and weight loss?”

Can We Still Lose Weight?   It seems like someone asks us about weight loss for women over forty at least once a week at one of our Weight Reduction Program classes.  The answer to  this weight loss question is complicated. New … Continue reading

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Achieving Success

The Path to Achieving Success   Someone sent this success graph to me yesterday and I thought that it was great! We often tell ourselves that achieving our goals is hard.  We often think of those who achieve success as “lucky” and … Continue reading

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Can Learning How To Meditate Improve My Self Confidence?

If a lack of self-confidence has surfaced too often in your life, find out how learning how to meditate can transform your negative fixation and help you find a new sense of self worth. One of the most profound changes that … Continue reading

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Why You Can’t Maintain Weight Loss

The Weight Loss Rollercoaster I recently ran into an old friend who got me thinking about my own struggle to maintain weight loss and the weight loss rollercoaster that so many of us are on.  She wanted to tell me all about her … Continue reading

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Feel Better During The Holidays (Part II)

Are You Struggling with a Seasonal Depression? Here are a few more tips if you’re struggling with depression during the holidays: Cultivate Optimism Lots of people get depression during the holidays.  In order to feel better during the holidays, it’s so important to work … Continue reading

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How To Feel Better During The Holiday Season- Part I

  Holiday Season Depression Are you concerned about how to feel better during the holiday season?   Despite what the movies may depict, happiness doesn’t appear magically because it’s “the most wonderful time of the year”.  Oddly enough, the opposite is true- many … Continue reading

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Will Practicing Meditation Improve My Life?

Daily Meditation Practice There is a lot of literature that backs up the benefit of a daily meditation practice.  So, whether you’re concerned about changing unhealthy habits, concerned about a difficult work situation or just plain anxious about the future, you might … Continue reading

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