Tag: rituals

7 Common Barriers to Meditation, and How To Overcome Them

Since I started leading a weekly meditation group a few months ago, I’ve chatted with lots of folks about meditation–both those who are interested (but don’t attend) as well as those who do (but don’t meditate on their own). Throughout those conversations, I’ve discovered that people are aware of meditation’s numerous health benefits, and seem to…
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Woman enjoying her food photo

6 Steps to Truly Mindful Eating

This post is a throwback to December 2011, when I was going through the transformation that would lead me to becoming a Mind-body Wellness Coach. While I’ve evolved in my relationship with food and my body since, I feel the content is still very relevant to share with those of you who may be struggling.…
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Raise Your Resolutions to a Higher Plane: 5 Do’s & Don’ts for New Year Planning

I love the fresh start each new year brings. Like many people,  I certainly spent years making resolutions, only to find that I failed at keeping them. Sometimes I’d even make (and fail at) the same resolution over multiple years! I no longer make resolutions the same way. The changes I made to how I…
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August Juice Cleanse Diaries

Day 1: Wednesday July 30, 2014 Day 2: Thursday July 31, 2014 Days 3 & 4: Friday August 1 & Saturday August 2, 2014

“6 Weeks to Relaxation” Coming in July!

Holy cow, it’s going to be July soon! Need new relaxation techniques to sooth body, mind, and spirit? Join my “6 weeks to relaxation” series starting July 2. Series or drop-in possible; virtual attendance available too!

30 Days to a Happier & Healthier Me

As some of you know, starting June 15th I’m facilitating a Facebook group called “30 Days to a Happier & Healthier You Practice“. In it, each person decides one habit they’d like to practice encouraging, or one habit they’d like to practice softening. I’m specifically calling this a practice (rather than, for example, a “challenge”)…
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Juiceland Juice Cleanse: Day 3 Finally Brings Dedication?

Update: I’m doing another 3 day starting 6/26. I’m actually very excited about it. Since this cleanse I’ve gotten very into juices, and I’ve found that I missed them! I even ended up purchasing several in between. 🙂 So we’ll see how round 2 goes! OK, so on day 3 I’m acutely aware of the…
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JuiceLand Juice Cleanse Day 2: Body Hate & Bad Hockey

Update: I’m doing another 3 day starting 6/26. I’m actually very excited about it. Since this cleanse I’ve gotten very into juices, and I’ve found that I missed them! I even ended up purchasing several in between. 🙂 So we’ll see how round 2 goes! Well with no celery and more variety of juices, there…
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JuiceLand Juice Cleanse: The Celery Madness of Day 1

Update: I’m doing another 3 day starting 6/26. I’m actually very excited about it. Since this cleanse I’ve gotten very into juices, and I’ve found that I missed them! I even ended up purchasing several in between. 🙂 So we’ll see how round 2 goes! A few weeks ago I got a wild hair to…
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Does the number on your bathroom scale wreak havoc on your mood?

Mine used to. Isabelle Tierney’s recent post, titled “God in Facebook Form” got me thinking about another way many of us end up seeking validation: seeing a particular number on the bathroom scale. During a particularly difficult time in my life (when I was under a lot of stress and feeling pretty trapped), I developed…
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