The Forgiveness Diet

By Walter E. Jacobson, MD Welcome Guest blogger, Dr. Walter Johnson, MD. Dr. Johnson’s new book, Forgive to Win, features a wonderful new way to be emotionally healthy…The Forgiveness Diet. Obviously, this diet has nothing to do with food. It is a daily regimen of mindful thoughts, actions, and exercises designed to create positive outcomes to help you reach your short and long-term goals.  ~Janet   Most of us don’t get what we want in our lives because we sabotage ourselves: We procrastinate. We resist. We don’t follow through. The end result is a life of unfulfillment and disappointment. It…

Angel Love (Love Letter From the Heart)

From Sibyl Magazine, Fall Issue (Oct/Nov) 2011 By Janet Gallagher Nestor I’VE KNOWN JANET FOR A LONG TIME, but she met me by name a little over a year ago when I showed up in a drawing. Since then we have been friends and companions. As the angel of love, I am the one who gives you the feeling of an inner smile and a kind of love that is both Earthly and Divine. If I were to try to explain the feeling, I’d have to say my energy feels like an embrace, you know when you are close to…

Health and Wellness Giveaway Event

Hi Mindfulpathways Friends, Mindfulness can extend to wise shopping, and this is one of those times when it is wise to take a look and choose those things that are perfect for you at the perfect price…FREE. I have already visited the site and downloaded a book packed with information that I’ll be able to share with others and a marvelous meditation CD download that I’ll use to relax. This is like a major birthday party and all the gifts are for me! However… I am giving a gift too. I’ve chosen to offer an e-copy of Pathways to Wholeness…

Mindful Eating

Mindfulness means that we take a moment by moment approach to life. By doing so, we become more aware of our inner nature and conscious of our environment and how it impacts our life. When mindful, we cease to criticize or judge ourselves. We are increasingly more compassionate and loving with ourselves and others. Mindful Consciousness, according to Elanor Rosh at the University of California at Berkely, means “to adhere in that moment, to the object of consciousness with a clear mental focus.” Mindful consciousness, as related to mindful eating would then mean we adhere to our food with a…

Still a Stigma?

Maybe our first solution is to let health be health and disease be disease and cease to classify one as physical and the other as mental. The negative stigma attached to a significant mental health diagnosis is still real for many Americans. I interact with clients caught in this trap almost daily. It is heartbreaking to watch a client struggle with the judgment of friends, family and employers. A mental health diagnosis is no different than a diagnosis of Diabetes, Thyroid Disease, Fibromyalgia, High Blood Pressure or COPD. Is it? A mental health diagnosis (bi-polar) and a diagnosis (diabetes) both…