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Articles from: February 2018

United Hospice of Rockland Celebrates 30 Year Anniversary

“United Hospice of Rockland is very proud to announce that on January 4th, we celebrated our 30 year anniversary of providing hospice care to the Rockland and lower Orange communities. We are very thankful that we have been able to provide quality end-of-life care to thousands of your loved ones, friends, neighbors, colleagues and patients,” shares Director of Marketing & PR Donna Branca.

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Recipe Corner: Mushroom Toast

Mushroom toast, a classic British comfort food, makes for a wonderful winter lunch.

2 Tbsp. non-salted butter or olive oil

1 lb. mushrooms (Portobello, cremini or shitake or a mix) sliced thin

1-2 garlic cloves, finely minced

Salt and pepper to taste

1 tsp. thyme, chopped finely

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Maintaining Your Healthy Habits

“Every year we make New Year’s resolutions to eat healthier and lose weight and hopefully by now you have figured out how to stick with it,” says Dr. Janette Asaro Pena, founder of Newburgh Chiropractic in Newburgh. If not, Dr. Pena is here to help.

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Courageous Living by Ed D’Urso

Believe in yourself. Pursue your dreams in spite of your fear. Extend beyond your current limits and live courageously. Make life an adventure worth living by asserting your truth.

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Communicating Better In Your Relationships by Dr. Sally Nazari

Relationships can be some of the most incredible experiences of our lives. They also can be hard. You want to feel connected to your partner, but sometimes it may feel like there is a wall up between the two of you. You want to understand your partner, but sometimes it seems like you’re speaking two different languages. You have the same argument again and again. You can predict exactly how it will go, yet can never come to a resolution. You may be facing a crisis like infidelity in your relationship and you’re trying to figure out if you even want to stay. Maybe you find yourself listening to your partner, but focusing more on what you want to say next. And maybe you find yourself holding back on what you want to say out of a fear that it will cause a bigger issue.

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Exciting New Offerings to Inspire at Stone Wave Yoga

Stone Wave Yoga’s peaceful environment, caring staff and wonderful committed students make it the perfect environment for workshops, trainings and retreats. Stone Wave Yoga has been growing a beautiful community of students, instructors and visitors who seek wellness and unity. The staff has just announced a Reiki certification course, 101 Days of Meditation workshop, teacher training for high intensity interval training on the yoga mat and more.

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Live an Inspired Life with Transformational Coaching by Colby and Ray Rolando

Let your life become your meditation. Practices such as mindfulness and courageous, conscious living can be your path, and transformational coaching can help you achieve it. In transformational coaching, a coach creates a safe and supportive space that assists clients in connecting deeply to themselves and their current situations to process what is happening in their life—past, present and future. This generally has profound healing effects, bringing swift forward progress that generates a renewed sense of clarity, confidence, purpose and passion.

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Find Peace and Calm with Mindfulness Meditations

Beginning February 27, Dr. Sally Nazari, founder of Chrysalis Psychological Services in Nyack, will host an eight-week series of meditations on Tuesday evenings. “Mindfulness meditation is a practice that focuses on awareness of the present experience without judgment. The purpose of meditation is to make the mind calm and peaceful. In this state, a person can be free from worries and discomfort, providing true clarity, peace and even happiness,” she says.

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Honoring Our Furry Friends

Whether we lose our pet to old age, illness or tragically, the physical separation and loss is one of the painful experiences that is feared the moment you fall in love with their endearing eyes and soft fur. Being prepared, however, can help ensure the last moments together are the best they can be.

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About MY Class

Paula Heitzner E-RYT 500, Director of the Nyack Yoga
Center, teaches a M(ature) Y(oga) Class (MY Class)
every Wednesday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the American Legion
Hall in Nyack.

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