4.2018

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HeartMatters News – Issue 3

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In this issue…
Mindful Response
Eat Well
Get Moving!
Your Heart Matters July 2009

Issue 3


Greetings,

HeartMatters logoFor your reading and learning pleasure — Enjoy!



To Your Optimal Health,

Robin



Monthly Quote:


I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning to sail

my ship.

–Louisa May Alcott

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Go to

www.heartmatters.pro

to see the new and improved website format!  Get caught up on Robin’s blogs.





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Invite Robin to speak at your next  conference, staff meeting, workshop, or service club meeting.




Mindful Response

60 seconds is all it takes…


It is well accepted that in our society, we are immersed in a fast paced way of life. Much is known about the potential negative consequences of unrelieved stress on both our physical and emotional health. While there may be some opportunity to alleviate your own personal stress triggers to some extent, two more realistic and immediate choices are available to you. One is to modify the manner with which you respond to a stress trigger, and the other is to practice the elicitation of a relation response on a regular basis.

Both of these choices are appealing, because both are attainable, pleasant, and very beneficial.


read more…


Navigate the Food Highway

Or how to enjoy eating well

Food temptation is everywhere! Tantalizing samples in the grocery store, candy and chips at the checkout stand, chocolate covered strawberries in the downtown specialty store window, and who can resist the aroma wafting from Cinnabon at the mall?

read more…



Get Moving!

Your body and mind will thank you for it



  • Decide on a physical activity that you enjoy and one that is readily available to you.
·    Think about expense, weather, and time management.
  • Write a realistic physical activity goal.
·    For instance, “I will walk 2 days this week for 15 minutes”, or “I will attend a yoga class this Friday”.
  • Consider enlisting an “exercise buddy”.
·    This is certainly not mandatory, but if there is a fun friend out there who is expecting your arrival for a walk or class, there will be an element of accountability that may keep you going. Not to mention the added fun and pleasure you will experience in the sharing.



Workshops

Learning and growth opportunity

For 20 years, Robin has been promoting optimal health and lifestyle by facilitating workshops and seminars on a wide spectrum of topics.

Her easy-to-understand manner and real-life anecdotes offer an informative and pleasant learning experience for all participants. Whether your group is interested in eating for health, fitness, risk factor identification and modification, or relaxation for stress management, Robin has the clinical knowledge to provide relevant, science-based information.  Let her bring her inspiring message about achieving optimal health to your company, professional group, or service organization.


learn more…



Take Action
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About HeartMatters

The dynamic process of behavior change becomes a reality when you identify your health vision, from which we will create realistic daily and weekly goals that bring you ongoing success and forward movement. Optimal lifestyle management is a long-term commitment that is within reach. Contact me today learn how you can enjoy optimal physical and emotional health and well-being.


www.heartmatters.pro



Robin Mallery

Robin Mallery

Robin Mallery is passionate about food! Starting from where and how it's grown, to how far that food travels to the dinner table, to how it is prepared and savored...Robin blends shopping, cooking, and eating tips with her unique Kitchen Zen and mindful meals approach to enjoying real food.

While you are waiting for her to finish the upcoming book, "Kitchen Zen: The Journey to Nourish Body and Soul in Our Changing World", you can find Robin's sporadic blog posts here or on FaceBook.
Robin Mallery

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"The Holiday Survival Cooking and Eating Class exceeded my expectations. It was so enjoyable to learn new ideas for healthy snacks and meals, taste the delicious treats we created and leave with an inspired hope that this will be my healthiest holiday season yet! I am impressed with the knowledge and care that Robin (and Wendy from In the Kitchen) both possess and I look forward to taking more classes in the future. Thanks again!"  --Rose M.   “What a wonderful, yummy class! Not only did we participate in creating several easy-to-make, delicious, nourishing dishes for the holidays and every day, we also learned strategies for surviving and enjoying the upcoming holiday season. Both Robin & Wendy were delightful and imparted their cooking and eating knowledge with love, humor, and enthusiasm. I highly recommend their classes to anyone who is interested in developing a better way to look at food, using thoughtfulness with mindfulness to learn some very valuable strategies for eating any time of the year!” --CAM   “I found the class delightful with great ideas for the holidays. In the Kitchen is a warm and welcoming place and you and Wendy were great teaching collaborators. Good new recipes. I appreciate your healthy eating information. I recommend this class to anyone wanting to enjoy the holidays without stressing over food. Actually, the information isn’t just for the holidays. I want to stay healthy all year and eat well.” --Pat B.   "I’ve participated in several classes at In the Kitchen, enjoyed them all immensely, but it is always a special treat when Wendy teaches a class. The recipes offered in The Holiday Survival class were easy to make and so delicious. And what a plus to have Robin co-teach the The Holiday Survival class with Wendy. Thank you, Robin, for all your great information on healthy eating, which was delivered so professionally, dovetailing beautifully into Wendy’s presentation. Hope you two team up again for more classes of scrumptious, healthy recipes. What a fun evening!!" --Carol B. _______________ I love this positive feedback! How gratifying it is to touch the lives of others in a meaningful way…and to be able to do so around a topic that is so dear to me, is just the icing on the cake (right—pun intended!). Wendy Van Wagner and I will continue to offer seasonal cooking classes in addition to the occasional specialty class…stay tuned!
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