Santa Barbara Wellness Network

Mind Body Spirit

The Stigma of Mental Illness – Will It Ever Go Away?

“Psycho.” “Loco.” “Insane.” These are the words that we all grew up with to describe someone that was—well, perhaps, a little off. Not only that. When we talked about one of these people, we said it with contempt: “He’s totally…
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Got Cigarettes? Hypnosis To The Rescue!

Within 24 hours of your last cigarette your chances of a heart attack decreases. Within 72 hours your bronchial tubes relax, making breathing easier and your lung capacity increases. Soon after, in the next two weeks to two months your…
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Miracles of the Heart

The heart is truly an organ of emotional passion and is influencing your daily life decisions, including the management of family, work, and community life. In today’s times, the economy and environment have shaken the foundation of this trinity. The…
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YOU: A Channel for the Cosmos

The one constant in life is change. Each day brings new circumstances at work and home, shifting dynamics among friends and family members, unpredictable financial situations, fluctuating clouds in the sky, shifting weather patterns, and more. To be alive is…
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Everyday Spiritual Techniques

As we go about our daily routine, we can learn to connect to spirit at the same time! In our sped up life, spiritual techniques are frequently set aside for a special quiet time, if we actually make the time!…
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Appreciation and Happiness Begin With “Thank You"

A simple “Thank You” makes you happier, healthier and makes your organization run better, too. Robert Emmons, a professor at UC Davis, and one of the leading scholars in the positive psychology movement says that people who give thanks are…
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