Author: Alice Dommert

Musings on wholebeing@work
A tale of two maps

A tale of two maps

Ohhh... You cursed brat! Look what you've DONE! I'm melting! Melting! Oh...What a world, what a world! Who would have thought a good little girl like you could destroy my beautiful wickedness? Has the recent heat and humidity, added to your already busy summer, made you feel like you are on...

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Lovely L’s and the human performance curve

Lovely L’s and the human performance curve

Recently a friend shared about relocating with her growing young family for the third time in six years. Each time the move had prompted her to make new friends, find new places to teach yoga and set up a new house. While it was not always easy, she had developed the ability to “get comfortable...

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A beginning, a middle and an end

A beginning, a middle and an end

This week as I was preparing the writing for a week of our BrainFIX programs, I was struggling with my own brain, specifically my amygdala. As summer moves into full swing I am acutely aware that my daughter, and last little bird, will be heading off to college this fall. In addition, my son who...

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Fewer distractions, more joy

Fewer distractions, more joy

Have you ever had that moment when you can feel, in that one moment, that it ALL is working? It is a wave of peace and happiness deep within that rolls through your body like a magnificent wave. You notice details about where you are and who you are with, in minute detail and it feels as if...

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Acupuncture: In 2019 a covered benefit for some IBX plans

Acupuncture: In 2019 a covered benefit for some IBX plans

Hopeful for possibilities I’m always the dreamer and hopeful for possibilities. So often we don’t think things will change, yet we know the only assurance is that things will. The media would like us to believe that things are only getting worse. This week I have a different story to...

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Let’s take a walk

Let’s take a walk

Walking...we all do it. And it has many benefits beyond what you might expect. Many of our clients and friends track their steps as a way to increase their movement or as part of a walking challenge. So what else can we offer you? How hard can it be to walk? Let's pause for a moment and talk...

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What is a wholebeing practice?

What is a wholebeing practice?

Wholebeing practices are habits of awareness where we train, create, heal and grow within each of three worlds—the mind, the body and nature. It was an unexpected place that prompted the question. I had committed to a year-long nutrition program in the fall and in that day's lesson was a link to...

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A body scan perspective break

A body scan perspective break

These days I can hardly keep up with the health tech devices exploding into the market. Many come across my screen and I must admit I am engaged and often I am about ready to press the button to buy another one and then realize that just might be the moment I need to click another button. The one...

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A snatch squat, a swifter and a road map

A snatch squat, a swifter and a road map

I got up early and happily made my way to the class. Said hello to my friends and then we started to warm up. World’s Greatest Stretch (that is code for a lunge stretch at CrossFit) was the warm-up, and I was still feeling good. We had to get a bar, and my directions were to get a 15-lb trainer...

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Blood pressure, the FDA and the breath

Blood pressure, the FDA and the breath

Last week, I was preparing for a new program to help people review and understand their health biometrics report. Blood pressure is one of the measures within the screening, and I learned that the American Heart Association reports that 1 in 3 adults have high blood pressure and 1 in 6 don't even...

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