Episode 22: How to Survive the Winter Season at the Zoo

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Episode 22: How to Survive Winter Season at the Zoo

 You can always be sure that seasons will be part of life. But what do you do in a season you didn’t expect? Hear a couple of lessons I picked up from a trip to the Bronx Zoo. You can listen to this episode right here! 👆 And don’t forget to subscribe to hear […]

What spoons can teach you about stress

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Happy spoons lined up together

Life in the 21st century feels like the state fair. There’s a lot of brightly-lit activities, some cool animals, and a carnival of thrilling and terrifying rides. But if you don’t have time to stop and enjoy a giant pretzel somewhere, what’s the point, really? 🥨 🤭 I think we all know instinctively that we’re trying to take in […]

How to simplify your week to reduce stress

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“Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.” Steve Jobs

I’m not one to quote Steve Jobs too much. He was brilliant, no question. But I’m not sure he’s the model to follow for a low-stress life in the workplace. He seemed to ooze complexity. At least that’s what it looked like from my judg-ey overstuffed reading chair and ottoman. I think he was onto something here, though, […]

Give yourself a Mental Health Moment every day!

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Amazon Alexa skill - Mental Health Moment with Lori Miller

Sometimes you need some encouragement right at the top of the day so you can stay focused on what will keep you energized and productive. 🌝 I’m excited to debut my Alexa skill, Mental Health Moment with Lori Miller. It’s a little shot in the arm to start your day. Every day I’ll talk about […]

Deep breathing isn’t just “take a deep breath”

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Man sighing in stress

Part of managing stress in our crazy, modern world is learning how to manage what stress does in our own bodies. What I hear from many clients is just how out of control they feel when things start spinning. How do you make good decisions when you feel overwhelmed? It’s hard to come up with […]

Episode 1: An introduction to Mental Health Moment with Lori Miller

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What is a mental health moment? An introduction to the podcast

 You get to have a few minutes in your busy day to shift gears and focus on your best performance. Take a moment — or even five minutes — to set yourself up for success. Join me every day in my new Amazon Alexa skill and podcast — Mental Health Moment with Lori Miller. […]

What Martin Luther King, Jr. taught me about faith

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We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope. -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Today we will read words honoring a great man here in the United States, Martin Luther King, Jr. His life changed our perspective and society in ways few have since, and probably ever will. Since his death more than 50 years ago, his story has become part of our American narrative, a grand picture of […]