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 …

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 …

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 …

24
May

This Body – How Well Do You Take Care of Your Body/

My philosophy is to take care of the SUM of you and not just SOME of you. It’s important to be able to offer the latest medical information and treatments, but it’s also important to offer a holistic approach. That’s my philosophy. For this blog post, I decided to say this another way. Let me …

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}.   …

25
Apr

My Hardest Question…

As a menopause expert, I get asked a lot of difficult questions. Recently, I was asked a really hard one, and at first I was stumped. Here’s the question. I wonder if you can answer it? Click Here to listen to Dr. Mache narrate over an original soundtrack. When is the last time you sat …

19
Apr

Lessons Learned From A Raisin

Most people like raisins. They pop a small handful into their mouth and enjoy them for a moment. Maybe pop in another small handful or repeat a few more times.   As part of a mindfulness course I’m taking, we did an exercise that created a different raisin experience. It required me to select one …