• Continue reading #Live Whole Health #129: Soft belly breathing

    July 11, 2022

    Breathing slowly and deeply in through the nose and out through the mouth with a soft and relaxed belly can increase the body’s exchange of oxygen. This technique also stimulates the body’s rest and relaxation response. It quiets the areas of the brain that register fear and anger.

  • Continue reading Live Whole Health #128: Connecting mind and body, session 4

    July 4, 2022

    How can your body help your mind? How can we work on connecting them? What role does your breath play? The fourth session in this series, Connecting Mind and Body, will help to answer these questions.

  • Continue reading Live Whole Health Episode 126: Introduction to Qigong

    June 20, 2022

    Qigong uses exercises to optimize energy within the body, mind and spirit, with the goal of improving and maintaining health and well-being.

  • Continue reading Live Whole Health #125: Grounding exercise and connecting with our senses

    June 13, 2022

    This brief 3-minute grounding exercise will guide you through a simple process of slowing down, breathing, and connecting with your senses.

  • Continue reading Live Whole Health #124: Yoga for strength and mobility

    June 6, 2022

    Moving the body is important for all of us, and it can help increase stamina, improve strength, mobility, balance, or flexibility.

  • Continue reading Live Whole Health #123: Managing stress and headaches

    May 23, 2022

    We all experience stress, which can lead to headaches and other negative outcomes. In this week's #LiveWholeHealth, we use acupressure to manage it.

  • Continue reading Live Whole Health #122: Connecting Mind & Body Session 2

    May 16, 2022

    This week's #LiveWholeHealth follows the previous post, Connecting Mind & Body Session 1, to help release and relax.

  • Continue reading Live Whole Health #121: Yoga ball

    May 2, 2022

    There are so many ways that you can incorporate yoga practices and mindful movement into your daily routine, and using an exercise or yoga ball is one fun way to change up your practice.

  • Continue reading Live Whole Health #120: Acupressure puts low back pain relief in your fingertips

    April 25, 2022

    If you're ready to get back into the garden and get your hands dirty, but your back is saying “NO!” then this acupressure for low back pain relief might be for you.

  • Continue reading Live Whole Health #119: Mindful moment

    April 18, 2022

    The average person has more than 6,000 thoughts in a single day. That’s a lot of thinking! There are so many distractions in our lives. Even with the chaotic pace of our days, there are quick and simple ways to remind yourself to be mindful.

  • Continue reading Live Whole Health #118: Connecting Mind & Body session 1

    April 11, 2022

    Mind & Body connection is so important for health and well-being. Being connected creates a sense of well-being and health. Here's how.

  • Continue reading Live Whole Health #117: Social connection

    April 4, 2022

    Social connection is essential to our Whole Health. When we live in harmony with others and through a shared community, our well-being is strengthened.