Stressed Out? Take Care of Yourself!

  Summer is finally coming to an end.  The kids are back in school.  Others have flown from the nest off to college.  Our daily routine seems to be settling in, but why do we feel so stressed? A patient came into my office a few weeks ago appearing more frazzled than ever.  She was […]

Mindful Holiday Cheer!

Being mindful during the holiday season can actually be achieved – with a little moderation and helpful tips. Tis the season to be jolly and imbibe responsibly in holiday spirits. As women, this is especially critical because we metabolize alcohol much more slowly than our male counterparts.   As William Shakespeare so eloquently wrote in […]

The Ultimate “Letting Go” – Clinging to a Rock in the Rapids

The Ultimate “Letting Go”: Clinging onto a Rock in the Middle of the Rapids! Yes, clinging onto a rock in the middle of the raging rapids along the Lower Fork of the Salmon River.  This is the exact spot where I found myself during a recent river rafting adventure in Idaho.  The trip was called, […]

The Ultimate “Letting Go” – Clinging to a Rock in the Rapids

  Yes, clinging onto a rock in the middle of the raging rapids along the Lower Fork of the Salmon River. This is the exact spot where I found myself during a recent river rafting adventure in Idaho. The trip was called, Reflections on the River, led by an amazing mindfulness and meditation instructor. I […]