Category Archives: Women’s health

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Category: Women’s health

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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From Grey to Sunny: A Playshop to Help You Revive Yourself Just in Time for Spring!


Beautiful one, Do you sometimes feel like you’re not quite living YOUR life? That you’re more or less on auto-pilot, living a métro-boulot-dodo kinda life, as we say in French (subway-work-sleep)? Of course deep inside you know you could do great things and have a lot of fun in the process. But that natural greatness of yours is buried under a bunch of muscle aches…

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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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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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Not Feeling Good in Spite of Your Super-Duper Healthy Lifestyle?


Have you been battling a health issue for a long time in spite of your best effort at living a healthy lifestyle? You’ve been eating healthy (at least not too crappy), cleansing here and there, exercising, but you’re still not feeling 100% and suffering from back pain, insomnia, migraines, digestive issues or skin rash? Then it may be you haven’t been…

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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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Sound Foundation for Health & Vitality with Sylvie, Vali & Sherri (sounds good right !? ;)


Are you a tad confused on how to take better care of your health these days? There is a lot of information out there and it can be hard to make sense of it all.That’s why we think you will like our Wellness Series unfolding throughout the year. It starts next Tuesday March 25th @ 7PM and it is FREE! (reservations a MUST though) • Vali Bennis, certified aromatherapist and…

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