Author: Alice Dommert

Musings on wholebeing@work
Holiday Quinoa

Holiday Quinoa

Cook the quinoa as per box instructions. Saute  2 minced garlic cloves red peppers, zucchini and red onions. Toast some pine nuts. Mix it all together.  Then throw in some finely chopped spinach and some pomegranate seeds. Super yummy warm breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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Aetna Delivers Evidence-based Mind-Body Stress Management Programs

Aetna Delivers Evidence-based Mind-Body Stress Management Programs

HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--While stress is a near universal theme in people’s lives, for some, high or chronic stress can take a major toll on the mind and body. To help individuals deal with stress more effectively and to help employers reduce the impact of stress on their business,...

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Muscle Message: The Masseter

Muscle Message: The Masseter

Q. What is the Strongest Muscle in the human body? A. Masseter Muscle The Masseter, or jaw muscle, is the thick muscle in your cheek that helps to close the jaw and assists in chewing. It is considered to be the strongest muscle in the human body – based on its size. While measuring only...

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2013 International Year of Quinoa

2013 International Year of Quinoa

Happy New Year! I am over the moon for 2013. At the end of the year I got my teenage son a subscription to a magazine called Mental Floss. When reading it to make sure it is "appropriate" and, I stumbled upon great news in the article, "5 things We Can't Stop Talking About." The #1 item...

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Quinoa: “The Brain Grain”

Quinoa: “The Brain Grain”

A cup of cooked quinoa offers 15 percent of the U.S. Recommended Daily Allowance of iron, which helps to deliver oxygen to the blood, boosting energy and brain power – hence “the brain grain”.Considered to be an almost complete food, quinoa is high in protein, full of vitamins, gluten- and...

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dmw kicks off classes at Urban Outfitters

dmw kicks off classes at Urban Outfitters

Stacia Nero joined our team last November to kick off classes at deliver me yoga. Stacia Nero is a graduate of the Dhyana Yoga Teacher Training Program and from Katherine Roberts Training, Yoga for Golfers. She found yoga in 2003, to rehabilitate after several knee surgeries. Prior to the knee...

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Letting Go, Starting New

Letting Go, Starting New

I always get excited for the beginning of a new year. Even though there are at least three months of winter left, it feels like Spring is on the horizon and all the trials of the old year can be left behind. I usually don't make New Year's resolutions, but it does feel good to go into the New Year...

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September’s Chaos = October’s Routine

September’s Chaos = October’s Routine

As the mornings get cooler we know the season is truly shifting. The energy and chaos of September has begun to settle. My mother says "September's chaos become October's routine." Each year it's hard to imagine adjusting to the "new routine" that feels so strange and foreign compared to summer and...

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A Planned Pause

A Planned Pause

You're probably reading this in your air-conditioned, office or home, sipping on something that was made with clean, easily accessible water, and you have already begun to think about the many options for your dinner, and your sleep in a safe cozy bed tonight. We forget these are not birthrights...

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It’s not about Time: Energy and Attention on the side of the PA turnpike

It’s not about Time: Energy and Attention on the side of the PA turnpike

Yesterday I was reminded again about how it’s not REALLY about time. I’ve always tried to fit many, many things into every second of my waking day. Often too many. But over the past few years I’ve been thinking and exploring and learning more about energy and attention.  Time is finite....

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