simple de-stress tips

Take Care Of YOU!

With all the excitement this month of Irish festivities, preparing for Easter and spring hiking/biking starting earlier this year, please remember to take care of you. The more I teach, and the more clients I see, the more important I realize self-care is. So many people – especially women, fo...

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Eat Fat To Get Thin!

I am happy to announce my friend and colleague Dr. Mark Hyman’s new book, Eat Fat to Get Thin. Yes, you heard that right. Mark is talking about the “good fat,” however, not twinkies and triple layer chocolate cake! In addition to rising rates of obesity, cancer, and diabetes, mill...

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Goals, Resolutions or Intentions?

This is the time of year when we look at our goals from last year, see how we did, make new ones for the new year, and then formulate a plan for making it all happen. I’m very glad to have this process, especially this year. Last week I thought I hadn’t done very well on […]

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What Does World Peace Mean To You?

Thanksgiving is a November holiday that we know well, but are you aware that World Peace Day is the 17th? I know we don’t get that day off, but let’s take a moment now to contemplate the idea of peace. What does world peace look like to you? Do you feel you can make a difference [&helli...

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Prepare For The Holidays? NOT!

Now that Halloween is over, the rest of the holidays will come sliding in at a speed to rival a tornado in the midwest. Hold on to your hats!  When people ask me if I am ready for the holidays, I cringe; I’ve never met anyone who is ready. We cannot be “prepared for” the […...

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Coloring For Grown-ups!

The other day on my journey to teach Gentle Therapeutic Yoga, I was visited by a flock of turkeys – well actually, a family of them. I saw mom, dad, and several younger ones. Dad was attempting to cross the road and was nearly hit by the car in front of me. He stayed on […]

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Cold Weather Fix With EFT

The Autumn Equinox has come and gone, the leaves on the trees are doing their brilliant redesign, and colder weather has arrived in the Berkshires. I have already started wearing my fleece lined jeans. While I do love the colors and the brisk air in the fall, I do not like the idea of heading [&hell...

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Cold Weather Eating Habits

I plan to keep this body that I have been blessed with in good shape, and in keeping with that thought, I’ll be moving into my fall eating pattern soon. Yogic traditions recommend eating seasonally, as that aligns our body with nature, and is the way to better health. I am one of those who [&h...

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