Category Archives: Self-care

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Category: Self-care

Micro-Practices for Your Busy Life


Have you ever felt that all the self-care practices you knew were too time-consuming to stick to? I have. If you’ve worked with me you know I’ll find you shortcuts for everything: self-massage, meditation, breathing, detox, relaxation. Consistency is key if your self-care is to yield the biggest return on investment over the long-run. That’s why I’m a big believer in…

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Sit Back, Listen and Relax Deeply (New Guided Relaxation Audio!)


Are you stressed? Research has shown that women experience higher levels of stress than men during the holidays. Will you be gift shopping, meal-planning, decorating, hostessing, looking to make everyone feel good, while looking good!? How do you cope with the pressures coming from all sides? One word: self-care. Food, alcohol, shoe-shopping, uppers and downers of all kinds, all wonderful…

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Why You’re Not Feeling on Top of Your Game.


Read this. You subscribe to a bunch of cutting edge, inspirational, holistic health newsletters (including mine). You regularly get all fired up about starting a new meditation course, cleanse or exercise routine, only to see your initial enthusiasm fizzle out in days if not hours. • You’d love to sleep better, have more energy, be more focused. You kinda sorta know the things you should…

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Why You Need to Stop Saying “I Should…” ASAP.


Lately I’ve been struck by how often I hear people begin their sentences with “I should…” For example: • I should quit this job. • I should go to bed earlier. • I should cook at home more often. • I should have known better. And of course the perennial (among yoga practitioners) … • I should meditate more often. I have many more examples at my disposal. All…

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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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Is Continuously Striving to “Be Better” Wearing You Down? (+ A Playshop on June 7th!)


Hello pretty. How have you been?? I know, I know it’s been a while (again!) since I last showed up in your inbox. And I am not going to feel bad about it. (A work in progress to be honest…) Striving, Out of a Sense of  “I am not enough-ness” vs. ” I am A-OK-ness” When I first started this blog I intended to post…

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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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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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