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A Summer to Declutter! Part 3 (4 Tips to Create Yet More Head Space!)


Here is the last part of my series “A Summer to Declutter!”, that I started earlier this summer. Over the past few weeks we looked at ways to create more space in our head, lighten up, simplify and get stuff done. I am hoping by now you’ve implemented some of my recommendations and are enjoying greater clarity and focus as a…

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A Summer to Declutter! Part 2 (4 Tips to Organize Your To-Do List to Actually Get Stuff Done!)


In my previous post I began tackling the subject of mental clutter and how to open up more space in your mind (for, you know, things like creativity, intuition, bright solutions to come through..) When I came back from vacation early July, feeling nicely unplugged, it occurred to me that there were many things I was doing daily, in my…

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A Summer to Declutter! (i.e. 4 Tips to Create More HEAD Space.)


Summer! The season of abundance, beach fun and berries, rosé for some, popsicles for others, picnics and siestas! Summer invites us to lighten up, as in a lighter diet, schedule, attitude. Perhaps like me you also enjoy getting rid of stuff to open up more space in your living quarters. But there’s another kind of living quarters where all of…

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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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Happy Holidays…Right?!?! (+ I am calm meditation recording)


Greetings! Here they are again: the (end-of-the-year) Holidays. And all the things that (potentially) come with them: too many parties, too much drinking, eating, talking, gift shopping, cards to buy, write and mail (on time), trips to plan, relatives to..uh..manage, quarterly tax payment to make for some, perhaps a little volunteering here or there. And how about New Year’s eve? What are you gonna do for…

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R&R in the City – Let Me Mellow You Out (11.25)


Hello busy one. How’s your life? Hectic? Frantic? Apocalyptic?!! Ok, that last one was for the sake of rhyming and crescendo. Hopefully you’re not having an apocalyptic fall. But without getting all dramatic on you, the fall season does often see us losing it a little. Have you noticed? Think about your previous falls. Do you see a pattern? I certainly have noticed myself that at…

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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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Beauty & Beyond, a Special Evening on Sept. 23rd.


Anti-aging creams and serums. Injections. Cosmetic surgery. Whether you are in your 30’s, 40’s, 50’s or beyond, there is a solution for your aging self. “And you’d better look into it this very minute! You don’t want to look old, do you? Yuck.” How many of us have let this pervasive message dictate how we feel about ourselves? As if aging was a disorder that needed…

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Tongue Scraping! (Or What Was Left of My Daily Morning Practice For a While)


Sometimes tongue scraping is all that’s left of someone’s beloved morning practice. And that someone would be me.That’s right. Me. Self-care expert. Long-time meditator. Deep relaxation lover. But no worries I am getting back on track. Nonetheless I wanted to share with you my experience from the past couple months, during which emotions ran high, sleep was lost, workouts were…

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How to Keep Cool And Carry On (+ LIVE Event on July 24th)


“Summertime and the livin’ is easy…” Is this line ringing true for you? Summertime does invite us to relax and let loose. Whether it’s the longer days, the balmy weather or the abundance of outdoor art festivals, at this time of year it is natural to feel the pull towards nature, beach fun, biking, concerts in the park. Much to love about…

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