Dealing with Cyber Bullies and Internet Creepers

I grew up trying to avoid confrontation at all costs. No part of me enjoyed debating under any circumstances. I didn’t really voice my opinions in a crowd very often, and when social media became more widely used that was no different for me. Last weekend, around 2am, as I …

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Mindfulness and Sleep: Review Part 2

Welcome back Dragons!  Last time we were introduced to the  mechanism of self-regulation and the relationship of mindfulness and sleep.  This time we’ll delve deeper into more aspects and outcomes of mindfulness and the impact it has on sleep.  Let’s dive in! Relationship: Well-Being Mindfulness training can promote well-being through …

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Continuation Into Mindfulness – Part 2

This simple, 3 minute, guided breathing meditation is a quick way to clear your mind and take in your current experience.  Stop reading now Dragons, and play this video to become present in this moment. This is an example of a mindfulness training exercise.  I also utilize body scanning, sitting, …

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Mindfulness Part 1: Brief Introduction

The first time I heard about mindfulness I was a bit skeptical but after the first day of practicing I was completely sold!  Like most everyone, I have my faults and have areas of improvement that I would love to advance.  This is a holistic incorporation of everything from interpersonal …

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Alternate Reality: Lessons Taken from Superman Red Son

Yesterday is gone and tomorrow hasn’t happened yet; how are you living your today?  We only get one life and cannot go back in time to change what has happened in the past.  But what if things were different?  What if we got a do-over in another time and another …

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Ep 048 – ForceWithin.Net w/ Mike Sweetman

https://media.blubrry.com/dumbbellsanddragons/p/content.blubrry.com/dumbbellsanddragons/Ep_048-Mike_Sweetman_The_Force_Within.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSMike Sweetman is a teacher, personal trainer, and yoga instructor. He is also a giant nerd! He is a huge fan of Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, and board games. He recently relaunched and rebranded his social …

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Ep 044 – Dr. Stacey Naito, Physician and IFBB Bikini Pro

https://media.blubrry.com/dumbbellsanddragons/p/content.blubrry.com/dumbbellsanddragons/Ep_044-Stacey_Naito.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSAlright Dragons, here we go with our first episode of 2017! It was a great conversation with Dr. Stacey Naito, a licensed physician and IFBB Bikini Pro. This is a great way to start off our year and …

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Ep 042 – Ophidian the Cobra from ChikaraPro!

https://media.blubrry.com/dumbbellsanddragons/p/content.blubrry.com/dumbbellsanddragons/Ep_042-Ophidian_the_Cobra.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSDragons, as you know I have been diving back into the world of professional wrestling. I was so excited to speak with Ophidian the Cobra from Chikara Pro, a worldwide professional wrestling touring company. So much fun talking …

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Live from Palm Springs Comic Con – Cosplay & Body Positivity

https://media.blubrry.com/dumbbellsanddragons/p/content.blubrry.com/dumbbellsanddragons/Panel_2_Cosplay_Body_Positivity.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSDragons, in case you missed us at PSCC this past weekend, this was our Cosplay and Body Positivity panel w/ Cosplayers Maid of Might and Tara Cosplay. Check their links below! Maid of Might: Twitter: @Maid_of_Might Instagram: @MaidOfMight …

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