November’s Mindfulness Exercise

Mindfulness involves observing and accepting the things around and within us in the present moment, without judgment.  In therapy, Johanna may involve mindfulness skills to build awareness of various issues and to develop coping strategies to reach optimal wellness.   The exercise below is not individualized to your needs as it may be in therapy, but is rather intended as a general exercise that you may find useful.

November’s Mindfulness Exercise:

The holidays are coming. For this month’s exercise, we will do a free- write activity. Take a pen and paper and five minutes to write down your thoughts about the holidays. What do you feel emotionally about the holidays? What thoughts are popping into your head? How do you feel physically as you think about them? Try to write for five minutes without stopping (unless, of course, your hand hurts – then take a break!). After you have written your thoughts down, take a few deep breaths. How are you feeling right now? Try to notice without judgment.

This activity is intended to increase your awareness and acceptance of your own thoughts and feelings about the holidays coming up.

NOTE: This is not intended to replace therapy.  Please contact Johanna at (585)406-3012 if you are interested in engaging in counseling for optimal wellness.

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November Wellness Expo

This November, Goshorn Chiropractic will be hosting a Wellness Expo at 721 and 725 Ridge Road in Webster!

Please see the announcement below and RSVP to attend the free event.

“Join us for our Wellness Expo and open house on Tuesday, November 1st. from 7 to 9 pm.  We at Goshorn Wellness Center are committed to bringing only the best in health and wellness to you. Let us share ways to keep you healthy and fit, naturally! Meet our experts… Dr. Charles Goshorn, Dr. Andrew Lazzaro, Allison Goshorn of Goshorn Acupuncture, Melissa Bice from Body Balance Massage, Johanna Bond with Perspectives Counseling, Breathe Yoga, Reiki with Kate Saracene, and so much more! We will also have samples from CoreLife Eatery and organic wines. You can also have your foot scanned, check out our Spinal Decompression table and talk to our resident nutrition expert, Barb Goshorn, about nutrition. Whether it’s eating healthy and organically or using natural products by Norwex for cleaning or healthy skin care products from R-Salon, we want to introduce you to elements of healthy lifestyle living. ”

You will enjoy healthy light refreshments, organic wines and raffle prizes!

Please call 671-0934 to  RSVP no later than 10/25/16.