Are You Aging Gracefully?

“Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you’ve got to start young.” Theodore Roosevelt I wanted to write an article about aging, like common changes that happen when you get older, but soon realized that aging is a huge topic. I want to know what you think about aging. We are all …

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8 Tips for Upright Posture

Many of us already feel the pull of gravity showing up as rounded shoulders, rounded upper back, and tight hamstrings. Also, forward head syndrome is happening as we drop our chins to use all of our devices. These are my 8 tips for lining your posture up. This is something that you will be working on …

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You Are Not Your Thoughts

You are not your thoughts – How I relate to my inner self influences my relationship with all others. My satisfaction with myself and my satisfaction with other people are directly proportional. – Sue Atchley Ebaugh Can you relate to your inner critic? Your inner critic started somewhere. You weren’t born with it. Can you identify where your …

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Essential Oils 101

With the emergence of “stay at home,” many of us realized that we spent less time rushing around and had more time to allocate to areas of interest. Defining areas of interest went from cleaning closets to finishing old ‘to do’ lists to exercising again. What were we interested in learning or doing and didn’t …

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How Do You Connect To Nature

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. Albert Einstein Many people feel a shift when they go outdoors or into nature, a green space. Sometimes the shift is hard to define other than “just feeling better.” It’s interesting to think of how many ways you connect to nature, how many times …

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Which Plants Are Weeds?

“To let go does not mean to get rid of. To let go means to let be. When we let be with compassion, things come and go on their own.” – Jack Kornfield How do you know which plants are weeds? Pulling weeds in my garden is right up there with ironing in my mind – …

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What helps you feel mindful?

Remember – regardless of any challenges you may be facing, you are a unique, one-of-a-kind person with individual life experiences to share. We are in this together; you are not alone! One of the online classes I am taking for yoga therapy includes a segment on mindfulness. My thoughts are “Oh, great. I love mindfulness …

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Selfcare

The novelty of staying at home has worn off. What can you do now? How do you take care of yourself? Do you feel like your mental, emotional, and physical health can use some care? Let me help you get on the road again in your current state of life with a plan that acknowledges …

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Your Relaxation Response

The past few months have been trying; add in the past few weeks and try to put words to your feelings. The words stressful, uncertain, anxious, and fearful come to mind. You have your own words and they may be very different from these. How are you feeling? Here are two thoughts: Stress and negativity …

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