16
Mar

If There Were Such A Thing As A Unicorn – Imagination to Lower Stress

When one of my young adult daughters was 8 years old she wrote this poem on the back of a sweatshirt… and she drew the head of a unicorn on the front. There is a lot of anxiety today from the news, the weather, the world we live in. But there is always the magic …

7
Feb

The Seeds You Sow Is What Will Grow – Planting Seeds of Stress Reduction

Do you spend a lot of time ruminating over past negative experiences? According to an article in Psychology Today, when people are anxious and depressed, most rumination involves feeling inadequate or worthless. And that leads to stress. Click here to listen to my narration of the post below about the consequences of ruminating over a …

26
Dec

U Turn

It’s not always easy getting where you want to go. There is lots of rerouting and you may have to make a U-Turn. But it can be easier if you are flexible and willing to learn from your mistakes. Here’s a Musical Musing about a U-Turn. Listen to it with the original music I’ve created …

23
Oct

Accentuate the Positive Helps Eliminate the Negative

It seems most people today are feeling like the world’s a pretty stressful place. News stories keep the focus on negative things that make it difficult to feel relaxed.   We can’t avoid our realities – there are a lot of challenges and there is much work to be done to make the world a …

7
Oct

A Las Vegas Prayer

https://drmache.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Prayer-for-Las-Vegas.mp3 After the shooting in Las Vegas, I’ve felt a bit numb and in disbelief about the senseless violence that not only killed and wounded hundreds of innocent people, but also left our nation shocked and mourning.   I wrote this prayer for those killed in this shooting.   Hear me recite this over my …

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 …

11
Aug

How to Navigate the 7 Cs of Menopause

You’ve probably heard the term “Seven Seas.” It refers to the world’s seven largest bodies of water: the North and South Pacific Oceans, the Southern Pacific or Antarctic Ocean, the North and South Atlantic Oceans, the Indian Ocean and the Arctic Ocean. It implied a great journey, challenging navigation and an element of adventure.   …

7
Jul

Lessons Learned From Moana and Wonder Woman

I’ve recently seen two movies – Moana and Wonder Woman. These very different movies are amazingly similar and I believe, do a lot to bolster women. {Click Here to listen to Dr. Mache narrate this post over an original musical background}   Moana is a young Polynesian princess who lives on an island that is …

1
Jul

When Does Early Menopause Happen? It May Be Sooner Than You Think!

When do you think menopause happens? One common myth that I hear all the time is that menopause happens when you’re older. If you think that menopause happens when you’re older you may may be surprised that the mean age of menopause is 51 years, and the range is 46 to 55. But five to …

30
May

Walking Meditation

If  you want to do a meditation but don’t think sitting is the best way to go about it, try this walking meditation. You can walk anywhere while you do it. Put out a yoga mat and just walk back and forth on this seemingly small space. Find a safe area like a hallway with …

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