Posts in Mindfulness
Becoming Your Own Health Hero

There is so much focus out there on being healthy. We get inundated with information about what to eat, how to exercise, what mindfulness practice we should do, and so on. All these things point to an underlying notion that there is some ideal state of perfect health and that you can achieve it if you just do this, eat this, or work out like this. But what does it really mean to be healthy? And what if there were no perfect, ideal state of health? What if true wellness is more of a dynamic process, than an end goal? There is an empowering reframing that can happen when you think of wellness as a process of self-discovery, rather than a goal…

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Being Human Doesn't Have to Be Hard: A Tool to Balance Your Nervous System

I've recently returned from a majestic adventure in Bali, Indonesia! My husband, Matt, and I, and our two kids, Lucy and Henry, spent three weeks there; sipping exotic fruit smoothies, strolling through emerald green rice fields, practicing yoga in outdoor bamboo pavilions and soaking up the pleasures of tropical paradise. What a feast for the senses! But the thing that I enjoyed most was the Balinese people…

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What I’m Doing Instead of Making New Year’s Resolutions

I don’t know about you, but making New Year’s Resolutions feels like a lot of pressure to me.

I mean, I’m still recovering from the holidays!

In all honesty though, I feel like this every year.

The Chinese celebrate their New Year in early February and that makes so much more sense to me. Because by February, I think I’ll be ready to make some resolutions and set some goals.

For now though, I’m still incubating...

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Mindfulness for Mammals: The Easy Way to Be Here Now

How can you tap into your biology to find more ease and relaxation in your life?

The answer lies in the fact we are mammals, and our ancestors were both predator and prey.

From this understanding, comes a ridiculously easy, yet powerful stress reduction practice.

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