Meditation for Stress Relief and better health and well being

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Is Sleep Impossible for Those over 50?

I was happy to read that June is National Appreciation month. An entire month for us to contemplate all that there is to appreciate in our lives. What’s at the top of YOUR list? There is so much to be grateful for that I feel I could fill an entire notebook! Here’s my gratitude “shout…

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…

How to be Resilient in This Stressful Political Climate

The dictionary says resilience is “the ability to recover from, or adjust easily, to misfortune or change.” How then, can we become resilient during the ongoing political turmoil currently in our country? Knowing that hate mongering and lying will get worse as we get closer to November’s election, how can we remain resilient? Can we…

Know What’s Causing You To Lose Your Hair?

Ladies – Not only does stress play a large role in causing our skin to age faster, our brain to lose grey matter, and weight gain that we don’t want, but did you know stress causes us to lose our hair as well? Stress can make your hair follicles go into a “resting” phase. When…

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What do Back Pain and Meditation Have in Common?

You might think meditation and back pain an odd combination. Let me explain why it’s not. People with chronic pain of any kind, could be back, hip, knee, shoulder, neck, all have one thing in common, STRESS. Being in pain all the time is stressful. When it’s difficult to stand, or sit, or walk comfortably,…

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…

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Alzheimer’s – Test Your Knowledge!

Hard to believe, but in a few days, September will be upon us. September is World Alzheimer’s Awareness month. I know it can be an uncomfortable topic, but let’s talk about Alzheimer’s for a moment. Do you know the risk factors for developing Alzheimer’s? Genetics is one – Scientists have found that having the ApoE…