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Feeling Stuck? Happy to Give You a Kick in the Butt This Sunday (With Love :)


Hello Sunshine, Could you use a little help to snap out of your wintery self? Are you struggling to get going in the morning, feel enthusiastic about anything and just take action in any part of your life?! Rest assured, it’s not just you. The end of the winter sees a lot of us feeling stuck (from mildly to majorly). Maybe…

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When Relaxing Does More Harm Than Good (+ A New Recording to Help You Chill!)


About 20 years ago I developed a really good habit, thanks to my first and beloved yoga teacher who emphasized to me its importance in relation to stress-relief and ultimately self-actualization. Since then, among all the self-care tools I have learned, that one has been instrumental in keeping me sane. And if you’ve met me, you know I’m pretty sane.…

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How About Leaving the World? (often)


I just came back from and R&R weekend at Menla, a retreat center in the Catskills. I wanted to share with you some of my insights while there. The place was serene, with superb nature all around. And that silence! A presence in itself and a real balm for my delicate (i.e.vata) nervous system. All in all the perfect conditions were gathered…

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To Juice or Not To Juice? (+ Detox Time on 5/22)


A Juice Cleanse is your ticket to health! Or is it? Over the last few years juicing has become very popular. Everywhere you look someone is talking about the life-changing effects of juicing. Dr. Oz and Oprah have their favorite “green juice”, books on the subject abound, juice bars are popping up left and right and because many celebrities are caught “juice in hand” it’s got to be…

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The Wonders of A Daily Nap (+ Get Some Sleep on 4/29)


I’d love to know what was your reaction when you read the title of this post. Was it an overwhelmed “No way I’ll find the time to nap with my crazy schedule!” or  an ironic “Sure. My boss will love that.” Or a defeated “I don’t have enough hours in the day as it is to get everything done, so forget about…

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Let’s Go to Sleep, Shall We?


How many hours of sleep did you get last night? Did you watch television a little later than intended? Surfed the internet until your eyes were hurting? Only to find yourself with a “second wind” around 11:45pm? How do you generally feel upon awakening? Tired and groggy? Or refreshed and peppy? When You Don’t Sleep Well + Enough… Lack of adequate sleep has…

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A Quick and Easy Way to Get More Energy


One of my favorite poses in yoga is called Legs-up-the-wall or Viparita Karani in Sanskrit. It is utterly simple and everyone can do it. It is also the best way I know to get some oxygenated blood flowing to my brain cells and throw off mental fatigue, while getting rid of heaviness and minor swelling in my lower extremities. What do you…

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