Planning A FABULOUS Holiday Season During An Epidemic!

Today, we are halfway through the last month of 2020. Normally, this is a time of year when I take a few days off, enjoy the holiday lights in town, and do a little last-minute shopping so I can see all the many Santas with little ones on their laps… BUT, 2020 is a different…

Self-Care During an Epidemic – Light UP Your Life!

OMG – it’s December already! OK, I admit it, I’ve had my outdoor holiday lights up for a few weeks. I LOVE the holidays, and, truthfully, 2020 has not been the best of years. We need some cheering up – right?! Wow, we’ve been distancing for so long I feel like I might break when…

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About…

Hope all who celebrate this holiday had a lovely Thanksgiving, I did! My turkey came out perfectly, shared with my son and his girlfriend; we enjoyed a lovely afternoon. Thankfully, the snow storm held off until after the weekend! I had been sitting in front of the fire, drinking a cup of tea, and deleting…

What Are The REAL Benefits of Meditation?

Do you think that it’s difficult to meditate? Have you tried and been disappointed? Have you been told that there is only one way to meditate?  For several years after I did my Yoga teacher training, I had a daily meditation practice and was quite pleased with the results of my meditation. Then, a few…

National Self Care Month – AND Popcorn Poppin’ Month!?

You know, these online sites that tell us what the observances of the month are have gotten a bit ridiculous. I used to check them each month and there were a handful of meaningful dates and events like Breast Cancer Awareness month listed. Now, you get things like: National Pickled Peppers Month National Pizza Month…

Don’t Let Chronic Worry/Stress Bring on Early Dementia!

Take a minute to think about how much time you spend worrying. It’s important. Are you stressed out and worried all the time? Most of the time? Some of the time? Rarely? Chronic worry can paralyze us and bring on anxiety disorders. New studies have shown that “Chronic stress is associated with impaired functioning of…

Yoga Alters Your Gene Expression!

I’ll bet that’s a surprise, huh? I admit, when I first saw those headlines, I was skeptical. Even though I see firsthand every day how much Yoga helps our physical health, I didn’t understand the “why.” Now that it makes so much sense, I wonder why someone hadn’t discovered this information long ago. For years…