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Health

Find Your Way to Embodied Joy 

You don’t need to laugh large to feel joy from your head to your toes—though it doesn’t hurt. Start with a smile—and notice where it takes you. Read More 

  • Elaine Smookler
  • February 14, 2023
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Gratitude

Thanks For That?! 

On difficult days, you may find gratitude hard to come by. But when you make it your plan to welcome life’s vast smorgasbord of experiences, you’ll find lots of delightful treasures to be grateful for. Read More 

  • Elaine Smookler
  • October 25, 2022
Compassion

Why You Should Invite Your Inner Demons to Tea 

When it feels like a storm is brewing inside you—a potent mix of anxiety, jealousy, anger, and other difficult emotions—you might be inclined to turn away. But that rarely makes them dissipate, so you might as well invite them in and get to know them better. Read More 

  • Elaine Smookler
  • August 16, 2022
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Compassion

Get Curious: You Can Love the Body You’re In 

When you make a point of being curious, kind, and non-judgmental about all the shenanigans your body will get up to, you may find it much easier to manage it all, and love your body, just as it is. Read More 

  • Elaine Smookler
  • May 20, 2022
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