Emotional Freedom Technique, aka Tapping

Release negative emotions by tapping on specific acupressure points. Lunch Hour Lesson #35 Have you ever felt sometimes that your negative thoughts, or stress, or emotions can feel “bottled up”, and it’s like you could just burst with them? There is...

Your Stress Response and How to Tame it

Rest and digest to prevent chronic disease. Lunch Hour Lesson #32 Your Autonomic Nervous System includes two components: the “fight or flight” stress response, called the Sympathetic Response, and the “rest and digest” response, called the...

Get Outside and Breathe

Make time to get outside and breathe at least once a day. Lunch Hour Lesson #29 The weather has been beautiful the past few days here in North Idaho where I live. It is finally sandal weather and I am loving not having to wear sweatpants all the time to stay warm....

How to Create a New Habit

Add a desired action to an existing habit to make it stick. Lunch Hour Lesson #26 A few weeks ago I talked about Journaling for Awareness, and being in tune with the small signals our bodies give us. Observation without judgment. If, upon having these observations,...

Journaling for Awareness

Becoming in tune with your body is the best way to improve your life slowly over time. Lunch Hour Lesson #23 In our society, we’re sometimes given the impression that to feel pain or discomfort is to be weak. We should push through without complaint. Or, that...

Homemade Deodorant

Baking soda works great by itself as a deodorant. Lunch Hour Lesson #20 Deodorant and antiperspirants are personal-care product staples. Both men and women use them, for good reason: we don’t want to have off-putting body odor. But there are drawbacks to the...