As published in the Topanga New Times newspaper To put it mildly, there is a lot going on in the world today. You may find yourself speaking your truth and using your voice now more than ever, standing up for what you believe in and rallying for justice. Believe it or not, your nonverbal self… Continue reading Stand tall.
The past few months have not been without their fair share of emotional triggers. As if the generalized stress of living on this planet wasn't enough, we now face a global pandemic & its economic fallout, racially incited violence, and a presidential election sure to be fraught with difficulty to say the least. It is… Continue reading Lessening anxiety amidst Covid & chaos.
Things I have accomplished under stay at home orders: Finally read “The Little Prince” Organized my write-your-own cookbook Planted a spring victory garden Joined Instagram I was feeling good until that last one. A problem has just presented itself: How do I set and maintain clear boundaries around media intrusion into my life? As I… Continue reading Bodywork’s fix for social media burn out
The silver lining of Covid-19's dark cloud is this: We are being gifted ample time for self- reflection. In and around caretaking my small children, maintaining the home, meal planning, and a self care yoga regimen, I have found plenty of time to check in with ME. Strange that it should take the threat of… Continue reading Self-Reflection During Quarantine
We are living through a global pandemic, an unprecedented event in our lifetime that will define this time and place for years to come. I want to share with you some self-care strategies so that you personally will not be defined and marked by COVID-19 for as long. There is so much fear around us,… Continue reading Self-Care Under Quarantine
As the threat of a pandemic looms, now more than ever people are searching for information. Information is power. Many of us feel powerless against the novel coronavirus, and so we relentlessly browse the internet and poll our friends for suggestions on how to stay well in these uncertain times. The problem with this strategy… Continue reading Proactive Wellness in Uncertain Times
I am, admittedly, somewhat of a luddite. I prefer my paper calendar to the bright iPhone screen, as my clients can attest to. I removed myself from Facebook and all other social media several years ago. Yet here I am, embracing 2020 with a revised attitude and my first blog post. What has inspired… Continue reading Life, Death, and the Emotional Body