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Being in the Present Moment Restores Inner Calm Posted on Jun 18

Being in the Present Moment Restores Inner Calm

When we rush around from activity to activity, phone to computer to TV, and website to website, we miss the joys and simple pleasures of what’s right in front of us – animal- shaped clouds, running into an old friend, or a wild turkey in   …Continue Reading Being in the Present Moment Restores Inner Calm

Breathing Easy – Physical Activity for Kids with Asthma Posted on Aug 29

Breathing Easy – Physical Activity for Kids with Asthma

Posted by Jean Zotter, JD Jean is the Director of the Asthma Prevention and Control Program It’s no secret that physical activity during childhood is important for a healthy future. It’s also no secret that it is often easier said than done, thanks to our   …Continue Reading Breathing Easy – Physical Activity for Kids with Asthma

Take a Deep Breath…and Relax Posted on Aug 22

Take a Deep Breath…and Relax

  Posted by Alison T. Brill, MPH, Community Suicide Prevention Coordinator at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Breathing. It’s something we do naturally, yet most of us may not know that we’re not breathing fully. When we’re born, we breathe with our bellies, also called diaphragmatic or   …Continue Reading Take a Deep Breath…and Relax