sick family - tips on how to beat flu season

Flu Season is Here! Here are some tips..

Flu season is here. You know what that means –  aching bodies, scratchy throats , and that tired and run down feeling.    So this year let’s get ahead of the flu season and make sure the entire family stays at their very best! I am so grateful to have a wide spectrum of patients […]

Dr. Hoppe – a Guinea Pig?

    Yes, it’s true.  I’m volunteering myself for a novel experiment – to lose those darn 15 lbs!   Summer is right around the corner and the thought of my body in a bathing suit, makes me want to turn the other way.   That’s why I am challenging myself with a new weight loss […]

Not for the faint of heart….the passing of my dear cat, Kiki.

She had this incredibly loud purr.  It was like a tremor, emanating from deep inside her body and reverberating sounds of true joy and complete contentment.   Every morning while stroking her neck and back, I was gifted with this resounding orchestra of delight.  This was my morning dose of “feline fortitude” which propelled me to […]

being compassionate with yourself and others

Are you compassionate to yourself? Fighting Your Inner Critic!

  “Gosh, I really could have done that better.  I could have been more spontaneous with my presentation. I should have been able to memorize it and speak off the cuff, rather than resort to reading in from my script.  Why can’t I be better?” These were just a few thoughts running through my head […]