Here are some of the many benefits of meditation: It reduces anxiety, fear, and the tendency to worry; It helps one feel more “in control;” It has a calming effect on the mind; It activates the part of the brain responsible for positive emotions, and reduces frustration/anger; It enhances performance; and It helps one create […]
PLAYDATE by Tanu Wakefield Some days I don’t want to host little children in my house. Feed them my food. Tell them my rules. I want to fling the doors open and say “Go play!” There. See their little bodies line up to climb aboard a flying carpet of green. It should fit at least ten and hover above all neighborhood danger. But let it touch down once in […]
How can I resolve my lingering cold and cough? I’ve been sick for weeks—coughing, aching, congested, and I am totally exhausted. I took antibiotics and my doctor says to just rest, which I have, but I still can’t seem to kick this! You are not alone! A lingering cold and cough is a common […]
We have all heard about postpartum depression, but there seems to be a lack of awareness about the common problem of postpartum anxiety. Let’s take a look at some reasons why symptoms of anxiety spike during this special time in a woman’s life. Dramatic Body Changes Reproductive hormone levels in a woman’s body are 20 to 30 […]
Our thoughts have a powerful influence on our health. We speak of our emotional, social, mental, and spiritual aspects separately, but truly we exist as a unified and interactive whole. For decades research has validated the profound connection between the mind and the body and has offered us concrete examples of it. One study linked […]
In the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting
Question: How can I get through the holidays in one piece? It’s such a stressful time for me!
Question: What can I do to increase my fertility now that I’m over 40?
Question: How can I be more present and loving to myself and to others in my life?
Question: Is there something I can do to help prepare me for a speech I have to give? I have stage fright!