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Kindness Is Not Extinct: Loving-Kindness Meditation
Written by Dr. Romie on Apr 25, 2017
Mindful Living Tags: Self-EmpowermentmindfulnessMeditationcompassion

Do you sometimes wonder if kindness is slowing becoming extinct in your community, our country or our world

I am often asked by clients and audience members, "how can I hold a positive intention for myself or for others?" 

Today given all that is unfolding in our world, I thought it was a gift to be able to share one of my favorite mindfulness-based practices.

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Happy Thanksgiving: Choose Peace
Written by Dr. Romie on Nov 23, 2016
Mindful Living Tags: StressSelf-EmpowermentmindfulnessMindful Livinggratitudecompassioncommunication

Happy Thanksgiving.  It seems like in a blink of an eye we set New Year's intentions together and we are now recovering from post-election stress. Are you traveling for Thanksgiving this week? I have had many clients in clinic and friends calling to ask me how to avoid conflict this year at holiday gatherings.  My answer may sound simple, but it is powerful:
Choose Peace 

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Mind Hacks to Overcome A Sugar Addiction
Written by Dr. Romie on Aug 23, 2016
Mind-body Medicine Tags: emotional eatingIntegrative NutritionMind-Body MedicineSelf-EmpowermentStressWeight Loss

Did you just polish off a bag of potato chips and now you are trying to scoop out the crumbs? That pastry didn't really taste that great, but you could not stop eating. Busted. Guilt overtakes your mind. Guilt is followed by shame which triggered another round of eating for comfort.

This is your brain on the one drug that is not outlawed, regulated or even recognized for its dangerous power of addiction. This drug is sugar

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5 Steps to Beating Summer Stress
Written by Dr. Romie on May 27, 2016
Mind Tags: Mindful LivingSelf-EmpowermentStressstress responseWork-Life Balance

Is the start summer holiday season feeling like a hot mess with stress?
Holiday long weekends, barbecues, and family reunions bring a mixture of joy, food, sometimes added drama, trauma and stress.

With children out of school work and home can become a bigger juggling act.  Do the lines at the theme parks, movie theaters, and restaurants seem a little longer, hotter, and unmanageable?

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How to Connect to Hope
Written by Dr. Romie on Feb 2, 2016
Mind Tags: SpiritualitySelf-EmpowermentMindful LivinghopeConfidence

Have you lost hope in your life?  Maybe you have lost that light of hope to succeed in your business?  Or perhaps you are not sure there is hope for you to find your soulmate.  You may not be sure if there is hope for healing from your health issues?

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