Posts Tagged ‘well being’

Training Your Brain to be a World Class Champion!

When it comes right down to it, becoming a world class athlete and champion takes a tremendous amount of brain power. It all begins with your brain and your nervous system and then your muscular, skeleton and other systems follow suit. It’s about training your nervous system to exactly respond and fire when you call…

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Are You Ready for the Wisdom of Ayurveda ?

My first exposure to Ayurveda was about ten years ago when I attended many workshops on the Teachers Path at the Chopra Center. It resonated with me. The  idea of holistic wellness and  incorporating mind-body-spirit into my personal health equation, which, by the way, was far from the allopathic medicine philosophy I grew up with,…

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What Cravings Teach Us

Ahhhh….You know what I am talking about here. That insatiable desire for something: food, carbs, salt, sugar, sex, love, or whatever. Its called a craving. And we all have them, but some of us are better at giving into them than others. When I was pregnant with my daughter, I craved meat and potatoes. WHAT?…

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The Guitar Gal in Me: A Prelude to Well Being!

It all started when my 4th grade teacher,  Mrs. Darby, would bring her acoustic guitar to class (usually on Friday afternoons) to play for us. As students, we were encouraged to sing along, and it became a really a fun way to end the school week. Thats when I fll in love with the guitar.…

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Unclogging Your Emotional Toilet! Eww…

Okay. This sounds super gross. Unclogging a toilet? Really? But its actually a beautiful analogy. When the toilet (the loo) gets plugged, its usually because it physically can’t move the waste it contains, right? Well, same goes for you and your emotions. Think for a moment about how you feel when you are heavy with…

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The Healthy "In" of Intimacy!

What do women want more than sex? Seriously? Did I hear someone whisper chocolate? What about wine? Heck, did I hear a shout out for ice cream with a peanut butter brownie, caramel topping and whipped cream? Wrong. Wrong and wrong again. Women like sex. We ARE sexual beings. But we are SENSUAL beings too.…

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The Shake Out of Nutritional Shakes

Probably many of us have all tried a “nutritional shake” in the past year. At least we were told it was nutritional, right? As a wellness passionista, many, many people have asked me to support/endorse  their “nutritional” products (shakes, energy drinks, protein supplements, weight loss products) in the past year. I have turned them all…

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When Life Gives You Lemons, EAT them. Get Healthy!

There is an old proverbial saying , “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade,” meaning to take the sourness/bitterness of those lemons and turn them into a sweet/pleasurable  drink of lemonade…in other words to be optimistic in the face of adversity or challenge. However, I say, when life gives you lemons…EAT them! Why? Because that…

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More Putter, Less Flutter. Rx:Rest!

Push yourself. Go Harder. Don’t waste time. Accomplish more! Hurry up!   These are excellent mantras for motivation if you find yourself in a lull. But most often, you probably find yourself overdoing it on many levels—work, family and even fun. Unfortunately, this all-consuming, overtaxing, over accomplishing determination mindset to do MORE can harm your…

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