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6 Strategies for Managing Stress in Challenging Times

By Linda Oxford, MS, MA, LPC, RYT500 / August 15, 2016 /

I’ve been in a bit of a funk these past months.  Significant stress within the family and at work have  increased demands on my time and energy.  Summertime brings many positive stressors, yet these, too, can add to the load.  So I feel tired frequently and am having a hard time getting anything done. Many of us go through stressful times-it…

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The State of Mindfulness

By Linda Oxford, MS, MA, LPC, RYT500 / May 7, 2015 /

(I was recently interviewed by Adrienne Roberts of Hour Detroit for an article in the 2015 Health Guide. I invite you to read the resulting story, reprinted from its original publication on April 30, 2015.  Here is a link to the online version of the article below.  I’d love to hear what you think!) A mindfulness practice…

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Want to feel good? Practice Yoga!

By Linda Oxford, MS, MA, LPC, RYT500 / August 23, 2010 /

I remember when I first started to do yoga – I didn’t really know what I was doing and I felt clumsy doing it.  I was in a period of my life where I was desperately unhappy and I didn’t know why. Yet when I was done with the yoga class, I felt really good. …

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Letter from an MBSR Student

By Linda Oxford, MS, MA, LPC, RYT500 / December 28, 2009 /

This month, I am featuring a letter written by one of my prior students. Written to a dear friend, she shares her impressions of the 8-week MBSR class and describes her experiences in a way that I never could. I hope you will enjoy her letter, and that it inspires you take the class. The…

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