Benefits of Yoga

Benefits of Yoga

My Yoga Story To understand the benefits of Yoga in my life,  I’d like to share a story with you. The setting is my all-girl high school gym class at St. Agnes in NY.  We wore a special athletic uniform, a T-shirt and green baggy shorts with elastic on the thighs. By...
Burnout

Burnout

Do you feel like a candle burning at both ends? Are your eyes on fire most of the time? Do you feel disoriented? Is it hard to move your body?   You may be experiencing Burnout. One day, I was driving in my car during my last semester of the Master’s program of...
My Favorite Healing Books

My Favorite Healing Books

  Recently,  I was asked to share books that changed my life. I looked through all of the books in my living room, bedroom, and bathroom. Yes, I read books in the bathtub! ? I came up with three books that made such an impression on me that they transformed me...
The Power of Hugs

The Power of Hugs

How I learned about the healing power of hugs. I first learned the power of a hug from my 4-year-old son. I remember, vividly, how I was crying in the kitchen while washing dishes. I don’t remember why I was crying, but maybe it had something to do with being a...
Too Tired to Exercise

Too Tired to Exercise

  I AM TOO TIRED TO EXERCISE! I know you are too tired… I hear you! But, we were made to move our bodies! The human body has over 300 joints. Yep, That’s a lot of joints!  So we’re divinely designed to physically move. I know…I know you don’t want to...
Simple Green Smoothie

Simple Green Smoothie

Green Smoothie Recipe I want to share a great Green Smoothie Recipe from Betty Sue O’Brian’s book, Going Green the Smoothie Way.   1/4 papaya or 1/4 cup seeded cherries 2 handfuls organic collards or other greens 2 tablespoons fresh parsley 1...
Laughter Heals You

Laughter Heals You

  Did you know laughing (even if you fake it) is scientifically proven to improve your health? Laughter was first studied for its healing effects in 1964 when Dr. William Fry, a professor of Psychology at Stanford University, acquired the funding. He became the...
Girls Night Out

Girls Night Out

One of the simple ways to to be healthier is a GIRLS’ NIGHT OUT, which actually prevents illnesses (same goes for guys’ night out).   When your friend calls you does this sound familiar? “Hi, do you have time for lunch or dinner next...