Author Archives: Elizabeth Sukys-Rice

Mindfulness and the Body – Part Four

Mindfulness and the Mind-body Connection The substantial and significant link between mindfulness and stress reduction is centered within the mind- body connection. Although Western medicine has tended to view the mind-body connection as pseudoscience or a fringe concept, this attitude is changing as neuroscientists discover and chart the neural pathways that connect thoughts and emotions […]

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Our Mindfulness – Part Two

  Mindfulness and Well-being By helping you begin to recognize your habitual thinking patterns and other ingrained behaviors, mindfulness can play a significant role in enhancing your psychological and physical well-being. However, it can be difficult to sit back and watch your neuroses and problematic behaviors, as what we discover typically doesn’t fit the pretty […]

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What is Gaslighting?

“You’re crazy – that never happened.” “Are you sure? You tend to have a bad memory.” “It’s all in your head.” Does your partner repeatedly say things like this to you? Do you often start questioning your own perception of reality, even your own sanity, within your relationship? If so, your partner may be using […]

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What is Anxiety?

Anxiety is commonly described as having both mental and physical symptoms. The distinction between mental and physical anxiety is important because different tools are required for addressing physical symptoms (what we label autostress) and mental symptoms (what we label anxiety). Anxiety is best described as the unhelpful thinking patterns we experience when our mind fixates […]

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Creating Inner Stability

Step One: Grounding Many people live with daily pain and constant stress, anxiety, depression, and fatigue. They feel out-of-sorts–not centered, strong, or solid. Doctors often can’t find the cause and resort to prescribing medications that produce side effects like fatigue, poor mood, gastro-intestinal upset, and headaches. In addition, conditions like chronic fatigue, pain, and anxiety […]

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