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Wellness and prevention information from the experts at the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing


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Success: Are we measuring the right elements?

Courtney Baechler, MD, of the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing, recently wrote “Success: Are we measuring the right elements?” for The Blog of The Huffington Post. Baechler explains the ways we typically measure success – salary, job title and … Continue reading


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Learning to forgive

I had an amazing opportunity this morning to meet with another healer, Mary Hayes Grieco, who specializes in helping people learn to forgive. Many of you appreciate how the mind, body and spirit work together to affect our health. Perhaps … Continue reading


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Invitation to dream

by Ann Peyton, MA, RN, Nurse Clinician As an integrative wellness nurse clinician, I help patients take a holistic approach to addressing a wide variety of wellness goals or health issues, such as managing stress, improving sleep and eating healthy. … Continue reading


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My path to practicing holistic health

by Courtney Jordan Baechler, MD Next week is big for me. I will be transitioning from my cardiology clinic in St. Paul to practice at the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing Outpatient Clinic – Abbott Northwestern Hospital. As part … Continue reading


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Feeling overwhelmed? Take a step back, and try these six tips.

by Mary Farrell, MS, PCC, certified professional health and wellness coach and exercise physiologist In my work as an integrative health and wellness coach, I help people clarify, plan for and achieve their goals aimed at reaching optimal health. Some … Continue reading


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Don’t just do something … stand there!

by Mary Farrell, MS, CHWC I used to think that I was born to be a runner.  In high school, I discovered that I had no hand-eye coordination for sports involving a ball, and my attempts at learning cartwheels to try … Continue reading