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Back to School Stress, Coping with Transition

As August winds down, parents, children, and teens are beginning to turn their attention toward the start of the school year.  Getting back into a routine has its benefits, but for many, this time of transition feels overwhelming.  Here are some tips to help you keep your mind and body healthy as the school year approaches.    

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Could Your Family History be Limiting Your Joy?

Family Constellation Sessions with Cindy Petrakis-Mason at the Pittsburgh Center for Complementary Health and Healing!
Saturday October 16th  9:30-3:00
& Sunday October 17th 10:00-1:00

Would you like to take a look at how your family history may be affecting your life?
Are you living the life you want?

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Coping With Loss

Loss is something that everyone experiences, multiple times throughout life.  Common losses include the deaths of family members or pets, or break-ups of romantic relationships. 

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Happiness May Be Contagious

A pair of researchers was recently featured in a New York Times Magazine article (1), regarding their exploration of an interesting idea: that happiness may be contagious.  The researchers, James Fowler and Nicholas Christakis, argue that one person’s happiness may cause other people in that person’s social network (such as that person’s neighbors, acquaintances, friends, and relatives) to become happier too.  They suggest that a change in one person’s happiness will ripple through that person’s social network, as well as through the social networks o

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You are already complete!

     As my conversations wander from friends, colleagues, and clients, it seems that a lot of people I know are going through some big transitions right now. I know I sure am. I am taking a year long intensive yoga teacher training, packing for a big move this summer, going through an audit, and expecting a baby in the fall. All of this on top of life's regular chores and curve balls. Most of these things are positive transitions so when I feel stressed, I will stop and breathe and change that word "stressed" to "overwhelmed".

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