3 Kid-Friendly Ways to Ease Anxiety

The school year is finally over, but for many students, those last few weeks can be more stressful than freeing. Before dreaming of summer and embracing the warm weather with a sense of freedom, final exams are looming and school children are preparing for and taking those lasts tests before school is out. And even when the test-taking is done, some of that anxiety can linger. Public Domain Image via Pixabay. ...more

Simple Steps to Reduce Your Stress

Think this is a trick? Well, yes and no. April is National Stress Awareness Month.Did you know 75-90% of all visits to primary care physicians are for stress-related complaints or disorders? Make the decision to can design your own protocol to de-stress today!...more

Slow Down and Smell the Roses and Just Say No

Do less. We talk about doing less but we never get around to actually doing less. I have learned the fine art of saying No! It is very liberating and creates the time for me to do, well nothing sometimes....more

Reduce Stress, Relax Naturally

Audio Visual StimulationEveryday life has no shortage of stressors and to remain at optimum health we need positive ways to de-stress....more

Quick and Easy Ways to Beat Stress

Feeling stressed and overwhelmed? Over seventy-five percent of my patients admit to being “overworked, stressed-out and frazzled” when they appear for an initial evaluation. Their stressors may differ—financial problems, lack of job satisfaction, relationship issues, attaining work-life balance—but the core elements remain the same. ...more

To Do's For Less Stress

Today’s world is so busy!  That long to-do list sitting by your computer or on your smart phone is a big contributor to stress because many of these tasks and little errands have yet to be accomplished.   There seems to be so little time in the day.  I think back and marvel at how much time I had as a kid to watch TV.  Ahhh, remember those days?  TV. Who has time to watch TV?  I never watch TV.  There’s no time in the day!...more

Mindful Relaxation Can Change Your Stress Levels

Most of us agree that doing a half hour of meditation daily would reduce our stress levels, but setting the time aside to do it would bring more stress than it relieves. So what is a busy person to do in order to reduce their stress levels and feel better? Enter Asithi. ...more

...so simple yet not easy.

That's a great idea to be gentle with myself regarding the amount ...more

The Smell of Papaya (Code for Stinky Feet)

My friend Grace, recently, gave me the gift of warmth, relaxation, and the smell of Papaya.  It was one of those gifts which you smile and kindly say, thank you!  But at the same time  thinking  - Dear God! You are going to make me self reflect in 90 minutes of silence doing  Bikram Yoga!  How can I get myself out of this? So after many weeks of procrastination and excuses, Grace wrangled me down and dragged me to our first Bikram Yoga class....more

Restless mind got the best of you? Here's the secret.

Whether you're a newbie or veteran meditator, chances are high--about 100%--that when you start to meditate, you will be subject to what appears to be an actual, incessant, and absolutely uncontrollable river of thought. In the Zen meditation tradition, this is called "watching the waterfall"--that perpetual torrent pouring through your mind....more

Running On Empty

Have you been suffering from chronic fatigue lately? Find yourself tossing and turning at night unable to shut off your brain? Feeling at a low… emotionally, physically or spiritually? Have you lost your appetite?...more