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I’m Done

Meditation Retreat

Do you feel like you need a “time out” to regroup and recharge? This ongoing winter has been brutal and many of us are stressed out and burned out. A client of mine this morning was wearing a shirt that says, “I’m done” and it truly resonated.   Woman are unfortunately plagued with so many […] Read more…

3 Tips for Dealing with Anxiety

So many people these days experience anxiety more than ever before. Life is going at a rapid pace and we often feel like we are running on a treadmill. (If only we were burning as many calories!) As annoying as the snow days are, at least it gives us a chance to slow down and take […] Read more…

5 Ways to Enjoy Holiday Eating…. Guilt Free!

With just a little life experience certain things become, well, if not predictable, at least pretty likely. Our annual holiday procession of opportunities to overdo seasonal goodies–Thanksgiving feasts, Christmas parties, New Year’s revelries, piles of potato pancakes, copious cups of eggnog, pumpkin pie a-plenty–will end for many people with a sense of regretful gorging. In […] Read more…

College Drop Off: An emotional rollercoaster

The last week of August, I officially began the process of emptying the nest. Although I still have one still at home, dropping my son off at college ignited a rollercoaster ride of emotion. If I ever needed mindfulness to help me through something, this was it. As evolution would have it, a teenager ready […] Read more…

Mindful doesn’t mean “nice”

Why do people think mindful means nice? When I’m out with friends or family and I say something sarcastic or get upset about something, I often hear, “I thought you were so mindful.” Well let me just clarify. Mindful doesn’t mean nice. It can mean compassionate, and I do believe that I have compassion for […] Read more…

A small glitch in my vacation

This past holiday weekend, I had an amazingly scenic trip to the mountains of Colorado. We first visited my favorite place in the country, Boulder, and  enjoyed the foodie nature of the town, unlimited gluten-free options, great unique boutiques, hiking, a Red Rocks concert and more. Then it was off to Vail, where allergies, the altitude and a summer cold caught up with me. […] Read more…

Make the most out of summer!

Ah, summer is officially here; the warm weather, the slower pace. Maybe you’re working less and/or your kids are off to camp, or your getting ready for a fun summer vacation. Either way, how do we savor this precious time of year?Our anxiety should be going down, but I found myself waking up anxious this […] Read more…

A Mindful Mothers Day Guide for Mom’s on the Brink

Wikipedia states: “Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society.”But day to day, we all know that Mom is a huge, complicated job, influenced by many factors. Mothers are the nurturers, caretakers, managers and glue of our families, and so much more. Although our quest for perfectionism […] Read more…

Mindfulness in a Changing World

No matter what your political views are, this radical change in our nation has taken a toll on everyone. People who never followed politics before are now addicted to the news, not to miss the latest controversy of the day. (I have never traded watching “Scandal” for CNN before, and music in my car is […] Read more…

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