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  • By: Danielle Palli Ocean Breathing, or Ujjayi breathing, as it is referred to in yoga, is an extremely helpful technique, regardless of whether or not you do yoga. And, it can be added to many meditations for enhanced relaxation, deeper breathing, and a calmer mind. In this audio meditation, I’m going to walk you through […]

  • By: Teresa Amaral Beshwate, MPH Due to the covid-19 pandemic, many people have experienced several weeks without change in day-to-day life. Yet soon, parts of the country will begin to reopen, with each state taking a different approach. Naturally, our brains want to rush to judgement, deeming the situation as right or wrong. This is […]

  • By: Teresa Beshwate, Danielle Palli, and Dr. Roger Landry (Co-hosts of Dr. Roger & Friends: The Bright Side of Longevity) We’re living in strange times (understatement of the century), and we are being forced to change … everything, all at once. These are definitely not the small, Kaizen-like, bite-sized baby steps that we normally advocate. […]

  • By: Danielle Palli When I first began meditating many years ago, I remember feeling frustrated when a teacher would tell me to “notice your breath,” “focus on your breath” or “control your breathing.” These phrases are not always intuitive to people. And, even when they mentally make sense, not everyone has an easy time using […]

  • By: Dr. Roger Landry, MD, MPH What if I told you that the single most destructive component to our health is our stress response? Would you believe me? Stress rots us from within. Unfortunately, the chronic stress that we accept as part of living in our modern world is destructive to our cognitive function; it […]