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Mindful Mondays: The Angry side of Pain

Mindful Mondays: The Angry Side of Pain I tend to get irritable when I am in significant pain.  Everything bothers me as I become hypersensitive to the environment around me.  I am generally a very laid back person and I don’t often get my feathers ruffled.  I tend to let things go and not worry about… Continue reading Mindful Mondays: The Angry side of Pain

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Mindful Monday: Finding Balance with Stress

This past week has been quite a whirlwind for me. I have noticed that everyday it gets harder and harder to get up and get going in the morning. I found myself repeatedly late for work because I was turning my alarm off in my sleep or when I was up, I just couldn’t slide into… Continue reading Mindful Monday: Finding Balance with Stress

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Mindful Mondays: Minding the Pain

Chances are if you follow my blog you may struggle with some type of chronic pain disorder (or you are an awesome supportive friend!).  In the past few years as I have been dealing with my own painful diagnosis, I have found that most people in my life have some sort of relationship with chronic… Continue reading Mindful Mondays: Minding the Pain

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Mindful Monday: Are You Listening?

Are you listening? It is a phrase that we have heard all of our lives.  Our parents may have asked us repeatedly throughout childhood… “Are you listening?” “Did you hear me?”.  Chances are we were not listening and we had blocked out whatever had been said. Some may even call it selective hearing.  Hearing only… Continue reading Mindful Monday: Are You Listening?

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Tired of the Political Rollercoaster? Here Are 37 ways to be kind to others (Mindful Mondays)

I don’t know about you, but I am physically and emotionally exhausted from the last few days.  We said goodbye to one president and swore in a new one.  And then we Marched.  We stood up for individuals’ rights across the nation. My social media has been a battle ground.  People are bullying their friends… Continue reading Tired of the Political Rollercoaster? Here Are 37 ways to be kind to others (Mindful Mondays)

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Mindful Mondays: Being Present in Your Life

Here we are, we made it through another week!! You are probably finding yourselves shifting back into your routine after the holidays. You may even be trying to hang onto some resolution goals that you made for the new year.  Give yourself a pat on the back!! This is one of the hardest week for most… Continue reading Mindful Mondays: Being Present in Your Life

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Mindful Mondays: Letting Go of 2016 & Celebrate You!

Hi there 🙂 Thanks for reading! If you have been a reader in the past, welcome back and if you are new… I hope you find the following post helpful!  It is my intent to share Mindful Mondays Posts on The Invisible Warrior every week.  Last year the initiative was put on hold while I… Continue reading Mindful Mondays: Letting Go of 2016 & Celebrate You!