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A Breathing In Christ Guide For Healthier Eating

Understanding Hunger and Thirst The first step to healthier eating is understanding your body's signals. Often, we confuse thirst with hunger, leading to overeating. It's essential to listen to your body and discern whether you're genuinely hungry or just thirsty. Drinking room-temperature water between meals is an excellent way to clarify your hunger signals. [...]

By |2024-03-04T09:04:02-05:00March 4, 2024|Wellness|

Quick Tip: The importance of prioritizing high-priority tasks

Understanding Prioritization One of the most significant challenges many individuals face in their daily lives is managing their tasks effectively. With endless demands on our time and attention, it's all too easy to feel overwhelmed and struggle to get everything done. The good news is that there's a simple strategy that can help you [...]

By |2024-03-03T15:37:26-05:00March 3, 2024|Wellness|

Embracing Lent: A Season of Reflection, Renewal, and Spiritual Growth

As we begin our journey into the season of Lent, we are invited to pause, reflect, and deepen our connection with Jesus. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of this season and is a time for us to turn inward and open our hearts to the transformative power of God's love and grace.  Just as spring [...]

By |2024-02-09T13:45:39-05:00February 9, 2024|Wellness|

Autumn’s Letting Go: Embracing Reflection and Simplification

Summer’s vibrant hues are transforming into the warm and earthy tones of autumn, and so we find ourselves in a season that invites us to pause, reflect, and simplify our lives. Autumn reflects the beauty of God's ever-renewing grace. Just as trees shed their leaves, allowing the old to make way for the new, [...]

By |2023-09-08T11:46:00-04:00September 8, 2023|Wellness|

Drinking in Christ

Jesus says, “The water that I will give will become in them a spring of water gushing up to eternal life.” In John’s gospel, we learn of Jesus’ encounter with a Samaritan woman. Making his way from Judea to Galilee, passing through the city of Sychar, Jesus stops at Jacob’s well and [...]

By |2023-06-30T11:22:47-04:00April 14, 2023|Wellness|

Rhythms

Having worked with a variety of ayurveda health coaches over the past few years, I have come to appreciate the deep wisdom that comes from this ‘science of life.’ My goal has been to complement traditional medicine by understanding how to better cooperate with my body’s natural, divine design.   I quickly discovered how drastically [...]

By |2023-06-23T19:50:21-04:00February 2, 2023|Wellness|

Mindful Eating

For he satisfies the thirsty, and the hungry he fills with good things. - Psalm 107:9 Rarely do I eat alone.  Living with family, and sharing the joy of eating lunch with colleagues when I’m in the office, I recently realized how little mindful eating I engage in. Yet, this is a practice [...]

By |2023-06-23T19:50:24-04:00January 19, 2023|Wellness|

Jesus as the Model for Mindfulness

Early in Mark’s Gospel (Mark 1:35), Jesus goes off very early in the morning to a solitary place to pray. Setting out for solitude and prayer will require sustained attention from Jesus, yet, it is not long before Peter and the disciples interrupt Jesus, trying to distract him with the noise of “everyone” looking [...]

By |2023-06-23T19:50:27-04:00January 7, 2023|Wellness|

Wellness is Living Well

Wellness is a modern word with ancient roots holding both preventive and holistic tenets, and traces back to ancient civilizations from the east to the west. As we talk about wellness, I find it important to name that wellness is personal - a continuously evolving individual journey. At the same time, wellness is also [...]

By |2023-06-23T19:50:29-04:00January 3, 2023|Wellness|
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