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The 20 Minute Exercise That Can Treat Anxiety Better Than Prescriptions

The 20 Minute Exercise That Can Treat Anxiety Better Than Prescriptions “Yoga practice can make us more and more sensitive to subtler and subtler sensations in the body. Paying attention to and staying with finer and finer sensations within the body is one of the surest ways to steady the wandering mind. (39)”  – Ravi […]

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The World Needs Wisdom: Here’s How to Activate Yours

When we allow the head, heart, gut, and intuition to work together, we can embrace our inner wisdom. By Barbara Waxman, Leadership Coach, Gerontologist, Life Stage Expert, Angel Investor I met Judy—one of those magnetic people of gravitas and sparkle—at a recent 60th birthday celebration. For the past two decades she’s done extraordinary work for an educational […]

Seven Healthy Eating Myths That Aren’t Serving You Well

Unlearning these inaccurate maxims will bring you one step closer to a better, healthier relationship with food. By Rachel Sanoff March 21, 2022 Developing a healthy relationship with food often requires taking steps to unlearn diet culture, a form of social pressure that prioritizes thinness rather than true wellness. One of the most impactful ways […]

7 Ways To Stop Stressing About Things You Can’t Change

7 Ways To Stop Stressing About Things You Can’t Change (Be Happier!) Do you ever find yourself worrying about things that you can’t even control? Have you ever been unable to stop stressing about something out of your reach? Do you often find yourself overthinking but reaching no particular answer? Nowadays, life is so complicated […]

Spend Time in Nature to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

Keep Outside in Mind for Less Stress Spending time in nature can help relieve stress and anxiety, improve your mood, and boost feelings of happiness and wellbeing. Whatever you call it – forest bathing, ecotherapy, mindfulness in nature, or the wilderness cure — humans evolved in the great outdoors, and your brain benefits from a […]

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Some fun activities coming to On The Square. Located at 109 Governor Street, Richmond, VA 23219.

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