Author: Maria Hunt

Demo

A Demo Post

I am creating a Blog prototype, although I have not been able to learn how to do the Template correctly yet.

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Daily Discipline

Listening to the Bell

There are many forms of formal and spontaneous mindful practices that train our attention. Some demand stillness, like mindful breathing, while others require movement, like mindful mowing, walking or eating.  This exercise focuses on orienting to an audible signal in our soundscape, moving our attention to the sound of a bell as it rings.  Discover

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Ward Creek Bridge, Tahoe
Belonging

a New Maria

This is what I am writing in Gutenberg editor instead of in Elementor. I want to learn how to look for and use custom fields as described by Ooh Boi on 11/27/19… when he wanted to practice adding a new dynamic feature for Reading time. This is what I am writing in Gutenberg editor instead

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Mama Bear

Mama Bear Your brain changes during pregnancy to prepare you for the awesome responsibility of carrying, giving birth to, and raising your child.  In fact, after months of persistent activation of the “wanting” and “liking” centers of your brain, almost everything about your baby seems alluring because your brain will be baby-based (Numan & Young,

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Stories

Mindful Mowing

Mindful Mowing Before taking a mindfulness class, Dr. David Deitch couldn’t wait to take “Mow the Yard” off of his To Do list so he could enjoy the weekend. After three weeks of practice, he noticed he had come to savor the time mowing.  This is the story he shared about the transformation:  I divide

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Boldly Address Threats

Your brain changes during pregnancy to groom you for the costly commitment of carrying, giving birth to, and raising a child.  By the time your baby is born, you have a Maternal Care System in play that primes you to find everything about your baby alluring. After months of persistent activation of your “wanting” and “liking”

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Mommy Brain

While Mayo Clinic expert, Dr. Myra Wick, says “there isn’t enough information to support the existence of baby brain,” she defines it as “harmful” while most neuro-scientists, including first-time mother, Dr. Elizabeth Meyer, identify it as “fuzzy-headed.”  If it exists, clinicians and researchers agree that it’s temporary.  It last no more than a couple of

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