Author Archive: jodimullen2013

DAY 18 March 17, 2018, A month of working on my wellness.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day. I am celebrating my first St. Patrick’s day in a way. I recently submitted my DNA to ancestary.com and despite any existing knowledge of my heritage, I have some Irish in me! I have been thinking about doing a more comprehensive DNA screen. Both Drs. Brogan and Gottfried discuss it in …

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DAY 17 March 16, 2018, A month of working on my wellness.

NO! I really do love my work which I think is why I am somewhat of a workaholic (fine I am a workaholic, there I said it). I also, like many other people have trouble saying “No.” How about you? Do you have trouble saying No to things you don’t want to do? As a …

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DAY 16 March 15, 2018, A month of working on my wellness.

Spring Break I am a full-time professor, but not this week. It’s spring break. Like a hard-core workaholic, I filled my week off from my responsibilities at the college with additional work. I used my time this week to do some additional consulting and give two presentations. Today, though, is my stay at home, work …

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DAY 15 March 14, 2018, A month of working on my wellness.

Today was an interesting day. I was doing a presentation on play therapy about 1.5 hours from my home. I really love doing these kinds of presentations. I love my work as a counselor and play therapist. I also love being able to train and teach students and other professionals. Although this throws off the …

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DAY 14 March 13, 2018. A month of working on my wellness.

The Challenge of a Busy Day I had to run from here to there a bit today. In order to fit in my patients, administrative duties, and family commitments. It was a good day, with the potential for me to get overwhelmed– which I didn’t!. There were challenges;  fitting in my workout, meditation, and eating …

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DAY 13 March 12, 2018. A month of working on my wellness.

Something new Doing something new or different is good for your brain health and for me, that often means my emotional/psychological health as well. I tried something new today. My running partner Sam was telling me about Chrissie Wellington (check out what I am talking about) and her youtube running videos that motivate and help …

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DAY Twelve March 11, 2018 A month of working on my wellness

  I made it through my 24 hours of just veggies and I already feel reset. What a relief. I am reset and ready to move forward. Before moving forward, I wanted to discuss a few how I got heres with you all. Specifically, I want to address the things I have given up, the …

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A month of working on my wellness. DAY Eleven March 10, 2018

 Ready, set, go Running is magical for me. Truly a moving meditation when I run solo, even on the treadmill. Today, though, I get to run (and when I say run, I mean mostly walk fast with some running sprinkled in) with my long term running partner Sam. Over ten years ago, when Sam and …

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A month of working on my wellness. DAY Ten March 9, 2018

Started off strong & then… I started my day off with a few wellness related activities. I dry brushed, flossed, took my supplements, had a protein shake, meditated and completed two tasks on my to do list. I was psyched to have today to work from home even if I had a lot to do …

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A month of working on my wellness. DAY Nine March 8, 2018

This wellness thing is tough I haven’t been at this wellness thing with this level of attention for very long. It’s only a little over a week. I do feel challenged. My biggest challenges are Getting enough sleep Fitting in time to meditate x2 per day Negative self-talk Cortisol I don’t need the laboratory test …

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