It’s the new year and you’ve got all your goals set, right? Are these the same goals that you will forget by March, if not sooner? You know, the ones you set last year – but this time you’re serious. So you suck at goals, so what? Doesn’t everybody? I mean everyone knows the gym is…

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What Is Mindfulness?


Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention on the present. You observe your thoughts and feelings from a distance, without judging them as good or bad. Instead of letting your life pass you by, it means living in the moment and awakening to experience. It Improves Well-being Increasing your capacity for mindfulness supports many attitudes that contribute…

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Fears In Weight Loss

Weight Loss

Do you start a weight loss program with excitement, only to give up a couple of weeks later?  Do you lose weight initially, yet fail to hit your goal?  Are you among the many that tend to gain and lose the same 20-30 pounds over and over again?  Nearly every patient I consult with on…

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School Anxiety

Many children anticipate the new school year with excitement and joy as they enter the classroom for the first time or again after a long summer. Others, however, develop a fear of school and parents often struggle with ways to help their children overcome their anxiety about entering the school building. Below are five things…

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Inspirational Love

Team Hoyt are an inspirational father and son team who demonstrate what love really means.