Tag: self-care

relieve anxiety pandemic

4 Ways to Relieve Some Anxiety During a Pandemic

There’s no question that life is challenging right now. Many people are experiencing more stress and anxiety like never before. Whether you’re new to feeling anxious or feel your anxiety heightened right now, here are 4 ways to help relieve some anxiety in the midst of the pandemic. 1 – Create a new daily rhythm…
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A Spring Like None Before

It was hard to know what to say my April 2020 newsletter, especially since this morning I brought in 1/2 of the groceries I ordered wearing a mask I usually reserve for spraying oven cleaner. As a person in a high-risk category, I haven’t dared go to a store in many weeks. I have alternated…
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Being Heard is a Requirement for Healing

The other day I spent some time with a new client who suffers from a chronic health issue. She had some trouble finding her way to me, and was 30 minutes late to her appointment. Still, we spent 15 minutes longer than her allotted appointment time, and I didn’t get through everything I’d planned for…
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Let Go & Never Give Up: A Poem about Chronic Illness

I’ve experienced chronic pain and illness Worked with clients who have no spoons left Watched friends who have struggled enough We are: Ambitious. We have dreams. Goals. We want to do good in this world. We embark on our journey, following our dreams, looking to live our calling. Something happens. Nothing happens. Our systems say,…
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Green Smoothie Party

This New Year is Hot! Flax Seed Green Smoothie for Hormonal Help

Happy New Year! I spent the last few days of 2018 experiencing the wonder of hot flashes. A friend soon turned me onto the idea of seed-cycling for hormonal balance. In my opinion, the hardest to use is the flax seed; yet its potential benefits for fighting inflammation and hot flashes is worth the experiment. Smoothies are a great–and a somewhat obvious place–to sneak in a little flax seed. Here’s a recipe . . . .

Standing Up for Yourself When You’re Feeling Down

My clients often see doctors and other practitioners to help them manage a long-term illness or chronic condition. Some of these practitioners are considered complementary, alternative, or integrative, and some are of the more conventional variety. Regardless of who my clients see, part of my job as a Mind-body Wellness Coach is to help them…
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Are You Having Trouble Losing Weight?

This is the last of a 7-part series in why you might consider doing a Technology Detox (a “Techtox”). I hope it gets you thinking about your use of technology and how it may be impacting your health and well-being. Are You Having Trouble Losing Weight? In addition to the obvious conclusion that sitting for…
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That ouchy, achy, uncooperative body!

This is the sixth in a 7-part series in why you might consider doing a Technology Detox (a “Techtox”). I hope it gets you thinking about your use of technology and how it may be impacting your health and well-being. Do You Experience Frequent Aches & Pains? If you frequently experience aches and pains around…
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Anxious and/or Depressed? Help Yourself Now.

This is the fifth in a 7-part series in why you might consider doing a Technology Detox (a “Techtox”). I hope it gets you thinking about your use of technology and how it may be impacting your health and well-being. Do You Struggle with Anxiety or Depression? While there is still not enough information about…
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Who Isn’t Overwhelmed or Stressed Out?

This is the fourth in a 7-part series in why you might consider doing a Technology Detox (a “Techtox”). I hope it gets you thinking about your use of technology and how it may be impacting your health and well-being. Do You Often Feel Overwhelmed or Stressed Out? Our days and nights, our work, home,…
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