Why Anxiety is Better for Us than It Feels!

Why Anxiety is Better for Us than It Feels!

To Heal Anxiety, Stop Thinking of it as a Disease! “It’s a simple fact: Nobody likes to feel anxious. Anxiety is among the most pervasive and reviled of human emotions. And since it’s unhealthy, we all agree, we should prevent and eradicate it like any other illness....
Developing the Gratitude Muscle

Developing the Gratitude Muscle

Do you have 15 minutes each day to easily improve your health? More than 225 studies have shown that joy and happiness are good for us.  What creates joy is a bouquet of components including gratitude, according to Elissa Epel, Phd. Professor and Vice Chair of the...
Go Away Fear

Go Away Fear

How was your week?  Really, how was it? This week was tough for me. I came down with a virulent stomach virus without any warning. I had my first thermography mammogram that came out not as well as I wanted. And, seven weeks post-Hurricane Ian, the strain of haggling...
Giving Yourself Permission to Release Guilt, Shame & Blame

Giving Yourself Permission to Release Guilt, Shame & Blame

 It Can Help With Healing! As I was walking on the beach Saturday morning unable to hear anything but the crashing sound of the waves and a few gulls, the following a-ha moment came to me. I AM STRONG. This was three weeks after Hurricane Ian had hit Fort Myers. I was...
Hurricane Ian and Our Nervous System

Hurricane Ian and Our Nervous System

What happens to our nervous system when waiting for a hurricane? As I walked into Pelican Sound to teach yoga Saturday morning, I immediately noticed the frazzled energy of the room…. Several conversations going on at once as the ladies were expressing their concerns...
Why HeartMath Tools Work So Well for Reducing Stress!

Why HeartMath Tools Work So Well for Reducing Stress!

Talk Therapy May Be Falling Short! Did you know that your heart sends more messages up to the brain than the brain sends down to the heart? This is different than the gut brain axis, where your gut is mostly responding to what the brain is telling it.  This is very...
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