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Planting A Garden To Relieve Stress

By Rani Glick | May 18, 2022

It’s spring!  The trees, grass and flowers are in full bloom! The bursts of colour, new fragrances in the air, the sounds of birds chirping, and the longer days activates the senses and energizes the body becoming active and feeling alive! Naturally, we begin to feel more relaxed and let go of stressors that confine…

How many tons of food will pass through your body in a lifetime?

By Rani Glick | May 13, 2022

Typically, we eat three times a day, plus snacks How much do you think that generates? It’s estimated to be 70 tons of food in a lifetime!   That’s about the size of a whale or Tyrannisaurus Rex! Completely digesting the average meal, from the time the food enters the body until the waste leaves,…

Hey Moms! Feed yourself with loving kindness (+ recipes)    

By Rani Glick | May 8, 2022

To all moms of children born and to be, moms to nieces, nephews, to parents, to pets, and friends. It’s our day to relish in the millions of things we do, juggle, organize, plan and celebrate! I invite you to feed yourself some loving kindness other than cake or a glass of wine. Your heart,…

Can Your Brain Find Happiness Without Sugar + MBSR Begins May 19th

By Rani Glick | April 28, 2022

Start your mndfulness practice with Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program begins Thursday, May 19th and runs to July 8th from 4 to 6 pm. I have four spaces left at $87!!! Find out about the course sessions and practice here The program promotes positive health behaviors, psychological and emotional resilience, and supporting the health of…

Start Your Personal Mindfulness Practice With The MBSR Program

By Rani Glick | April 21, 2022

Mindfulness have been part of my daily practice for a decade. In the past year, I have been training in the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) method and have delivered the full program in the community. I invite you to join me for an eight-week mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) practice from May 19 to July 7th…

Shifting from Mindless Eating to Mindful Awareness

By Rani Glick | April 18, 2022

Excerpt from an article by Lynn Rossy, THE PRACTICE OF MINDFUL EATING: IT’S MORE THAN JUST ABOUT FOOD! Mindless eating is what the majority of us do everyday —a state familiar to anybody who eats, says Lynn Rossy, author of The Mindfulness-Based Eating Solution. Some examples of mindless eating are when watching TV, eating while…

Ah, Spring Thaw, The Pain of Allergies!

By Rani Glick | March 31, 2022

It’s officially spring and the delightful signs of Lily of the Valley, crocuses and other spring flowers are poking through gardens after the top layers of permafrost are melting from the winter freeze. Thus begins the spread of allergens from decay, mold and pollen blooms with hay fever symptoms. Sneezing, coughing, eyes tearing, extreme cold…

5 Ways To Nourish Your Gut-Brain Connection

By Rani Glick | March 11, 2022

In the past decade, we’ve seen extraordinary developments in neuroplasticity and its resilience to the brain. The brain can rewire itself or modify its connections by rerouting signals along a different pathway from damaged areas that can easily correct itself. Only two decades ago the medical view was that the brain was fixed. While groundbreaking,…

Who is The Boss of Me?

By Rani Glick | March 2, 2022

Do you wonder what is going on in the body when we feel an urge to react when things don’t go our way, are hurt, or angry? Who are the first responders ? The thoughts in our mind or the physical sensations in the body? I always thought “what the mind believes the body follows!”…

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