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Food for Thought: Spring is a Time of Rebirth and Inspiration

| April 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Food for Thought: Spring is a Time of Rebirth and Inspiration

By Celia Lambert, PhD The Merrick-Webster dictionary says: Inspiration has an unusual history in that its figurative sense appears to predate its literal one. It comes from the Latin inspiratus, “to breathe into, inspire” and in English has had the meaning “the drawing of air into the lungs” dating back to the middle of the […]

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Food for Thought: Make a Habit of Looking for the Positive

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Food for Thought: Make a Habit of Looking for the Positive

By Celia Lambert, PhD Three psychologists at the University of Kentucky were conducting a large study on aging and Alzheimer’s disease. Researching personal letters, the psychologists scored them for positive emotional content, recording instances of happiness, interest, love and hope. What they found was that those people who expressed the most positive emotions lived up […]

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Food for Thought: The Practice of Mindfulness

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Food for Thought: The Practice of Mindfulness

By Celia Lambert, PhD Thousands of large population based research studies have documented the physical, mental and emotional health benefits of the practice of mindfulness. Jon Kabat-Zinn launched Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1979. Since then the model has been adapted for schools, prisons and hospitals. Theses studies […]

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Food for Thought: Discover Who You Really Are

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Food for Thought: Discover Who You Really Are

By Celia Lambert, PhD Who doesn’t want to be a better version of themselves? After all isn’t that what New Year resolutions are about? If you find yourself making the same promises year after year, I invite you to think outside of the box by going inward toward your true self. To discover who you […]

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Food for Thought: Tips to Ensure Your Holidays Are Happy

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Food for Thought: Tips to Ensure Your Holidays Are Happy

By Celia Lambert, PhD By now we are well into the holiday season. Our thoughts of meal planning, parties, family gatherings, gift exchange, travel and extra financial burdens can become overwhelming. If you are filled with anticipation and anxiety, excitement and maybe some depression, you are not alone. It is common to suffer from the […]

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Food for Thought: Become a Happier Person

| November 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Food for Thought: Become a Happier Person

By Celia Lambert, PhD How do you/I become a happier person? One way is to choose gratitude. Choose and acknowledge something you are grateful for today. Choose to be happy about something, anything, your job, friends, family or your health. Everyday when you make a choice to be grateful for something you are creating new […]

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Food for Thought: Mental Disorder, Know the Signs

| October 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Food for Thought: Mental Disorder, Know the Signs

By Celia Lambert, PhD The number of people struggling with mental disorders is alarming. It is impossible to know the true number but it’s reported that approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S are effected. That’s 43.8 million Americans and those are the reported cases. Half of all chronic mental illness begins by age […]

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Food for Thought: The Best Morning Beverage

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Food for Thought: The Best Morning Beverage

By Celia Lambert, PhD Research has long confirmed the importance of breaking your fast by eating first thing in the morning. Overnight your body is working hard to rest and repair and can become dehydrated. Ideally you should be drinking good quality water first thing in the morning, before anything else and also throughout the […]

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Food for Thought: Environment Controls Gene Expression

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Food for Thought: Environment Controls Gene Expression

By Celia Lambert, PhD Bruce Lipton, PhD. An American developmental biologist most noted for his research and promotion of the newer science of Epigenetics believes that “Your mind, your consciousness and how you see the world is really what determines your genetics and your biology” Why is that significant? Lipton further states, if genes control […]

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Food for Thought: Reprogramming Yourself with Positive Affirmations

| July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Food for Thought: Reprogramming Yourself with Positive Affirmations

By Celia Lambert, PhD You have the ability to change what you think and what you believe about yourself. Here is how you can do it! Think about one of the things you want most. It could be related to your career, your body, your love life, your finances or something else. This is all […]

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