Author: Alice Dommert

Musings on wholebeing@work
Mindful Check-in

Mindful Check-in

- A brief 3-minute practice to help you check-in to how you are feeling physically, mentally and emotionally to recenter yourself in the present moment. - Sitting up or lying down, eyes closed so you can focus on your inner experience, though if you begin to fall asleep then let your eyes open and...

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Body Scan

Body Scan

- The body scan meditation is a deep investigation into the moment-to-moment awareness of the body as we often get disconnected with our physical body, cutting off its wisdom and deep knowledge - As you bring awareness and acknowledgement to whatever you feel in the body the body scan can be very...

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Posture Check: NMT@Work to the Rescue!

Posture Check: NMT@Work to the Rescue!

Sitting at our desks day in and day out can wreak havoc on our bodies. Our bodies were meant to move – not sit for extended periods of time. But for most of us, working in an office environment leaves us little choice in the matter. In addition, nearly every evolutionary advancement we have made...

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The Best Way to Find Yourself

The Best Way to Find Yourself

My path to meditation began with skepticism. If you would have asked me a few years ago if I have ever or could ever practice mindfulness meditation, my answer would have been a swift “no”. I never thought it was my kind of thing. I always thought I could find plenty of other ways to...

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Fitness Facts for Women

Fitness Facts for Women

NEWSFLASH***Women and men are different. Yes, we already know that; what with the forgotten birthdays and the complete refusal to ask for directions when we’re lost. But that’s not it. Women need to exercise and eat and stay healthy differently, too. Here are ten quick fire facts about...

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It’s not about me anymore…or is it?

It’s not about me anymore…or is it?

“It’s not about me anymore”… those words continue to play through my head each day as I look down at my growing belly filled with a little life. I am 5 months pregnant and life as I know it will be changing very soon. However, when people tell me “It’s not about you anymore”, I...

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The Wonder and Beauty of Each Instant

The Wonder and Beauty of Each Instant

When was the last time you laughed so hard you cried? How present were you in that moment? Were you worrying about work or planning your grocery list? My guess is no. There are few things in life that cause us to be more present than laughter. But why be present? People often tout the value of...

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The Best Medicine

The Best Medicine

Picture this. Fifteen grown men and women, with seemingly nothing in common, wiggle and giggle around a textile design office on a spring evening. They have ants in their pants. Not literally, of course; this is a pantomimic segment in a long list of charade-like playacting that kick start Vishwa...

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The Happy List

The Happy List

Take a moment to think about 3 things that make you the happiest. It is likely that the simple act of thinking about these things have brought a smile to your face. There are so many opportunities to learn from this simple exercise. However, perhaps the greatest lesson is that you can control...

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When Your Mind Makes You Face-Plant

When Your Mind Makes You Face-Plant

Today, while teaching one of my great groups of yogis, I got to see observe one of the students have a very tangible, funny, and all too familiar encounter with the wonderful mind. The theme of class was focusing on establishing steadiness and cultivating a deeper focus on the navel center. The...

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