23
Sep

9 Dots – How To Think Outside the Box and Lower Stress

Do you like doing puzzles? I was assigned one as part of a mindfulness class to help us lower stress by thinking “outside of the box.” It was three rows of three dots on top of each other. The task was to connect all 9 dots using 4 straight lines without ever picking up the …

19
Sep

Is Hormone Replacement Therapy Right for You? New Book, The Estrogen Fix,Explains

In 2002 a study was published that changed my life and my career. The Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) study was published to prove the benefits of estrogen. But the headlines were very different when that study was published …   “Medical community shocked!” “Estrogen increases risk of breast cancer!” “Women are angry and feel duped …

29
Aug

Moody, Foggy, Forgetful? You Need an Estrogen Fix!

I know that many women are concerned about the effects of estrogen on their breasts. How could they not be? So much has been written and discussed about estrogen, especially since many of the medications for breast cancer have been created to inhibit estrogen production. While understanding estrogen’s role on the breasts is important, estrogen …

24
May

Anger – A Dangerous Predator

It lies crouching in the tall grass Barely out of sight but never far from awareness. Creeping stealthily forward, Seeking a vulnerable moment to pounce. {Click Here to hear me narrate this over a score of original music. }   Quietly at first, momentarily freezing, Crawling ever closer, Its eyes focused, its muscles tensed, Breathing …

12
May

Relief for Menopause Mood Swings

Q: I’ve just started perimenopause, and my mood swings are driving me crazy! I’m happy as a lark one minute…mad at the world the next…and then so sad that I’m weeping over cat-food commercials. How can I stay on a more even keel? A: Mood swings are one of the top complaints from women who …

9
May

Hump Yoga – How to maintain mindfulness and focus amidst distractions

Do you do yoga? It’s a wonderful practice that can help you both physically and emotionally. Though I’ve co-written A Woman’s Book of Yoga about Kundalini yoga, I’m now learning a new form of yoga called mindful hatha yoga. {Click here to hear me narrate this post over a soundtrack of my original music}.   …