Aging Gracefully and Happily

Aging Gracefully and Happily

Lessons from Centenarians Teach Us How to Age More Gracefully! For years whenever someone complimented me, I would smile and redirect the conversation. I did not realize I was doing it.  I had adopted this approach because I believed it was what I was supposed to do....
#MakeKindnessTheNorm

#MakeKindnessTheNorm

Did you know that it is Random Acts of Kindness Week? Kindness is a way we can all get into a heart/brain coherent state more easily. HeartMath defines physiological coherence as a state when your cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine, and nervous systems within your...
An Overdue Family Visit, Compassion and Understanding

An Overdue Family Visit, Compassion and Understanding

2022 is just one month old and one intention has been realized! One month into 2022, how are your New Year’s Intentions or Resolutions going?  I fulfilled one of mine already.  I declared 2022 the year I was going to get to know my darling granddaughter Isabela, who...
Modern Yoga Mixing Old Ways With New Understandings

Modern Yoga Mixing Old Ways With New Understandings

My Yoga Does Not Look Like This! I remember when I was first trained as a yoga teacher 7 years ago being surprised by the fact that Yoga was originally developed for teenage boys training to be monks. Over time I really came to understand how important that fact is...
Navigating Holiday Communication Issues!

Navigating Holiday Communication Issues!

Why is it so difficult to communicate kindly and clearly with your loved ones? Holidays are great right?  Not always! Communication issues can be very draining during the Holidays. People are complicated and they draw different conclusions from the same event after...
It Starts With One Person

It Starts With One Person

What is Toning and How Can It Improve Your Health? Toning is nothing new.  Many ancient healers understood that sound has healing properties.  When retired corporate executive, 68-year-old Eric Knouse discovered it, he was experimenting on himself using the HeartMath...
Turning Knowing Into Doing!

Turning Knowing Into Doing!

Understanding and Changing Behaviors are not the Same What works when you are trying to change your autonomic nervous system’s reaction to events and situations?  As I pointed out in part 1 of this series, (see earlier blog post here) there is a reason your...
What is Neuroception and How Can it Help with Healing?

What is Neuroception and How Can it Help with Healing?

Finding New Ways to Heal through Understanding our Biology! “A symptom will persist until it is understood, not pathologized”. These words struck me as incredibly wise as I was attending the Polyvagal Institute’s Many Voices of Polyvagal Theory Virtual...
One Day Feeling Great the Next Day Feeling Lousy!

One Day Feeling Great the Next Day Feeling Lousy!

Looks Can Be Deceiving When You Have Hashimoto’s On Monday last week, I was looking and feeling great as I had new professional photos taken of me.  By Tuesday morning, I felt sick as a dog.  This, unfortunately, is quite typical for people with chronic health...
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