Never Surrender

  I recently heard about a yoga teacher who had to retire because of ongoing wrist issues. A close friend told me she has given up on push ups because of a painful elbow injury. Another student wants to know why her balance is getting worse and worse even though...

The 3 most dreaded words in midlife. MIddle Age Spread.

About a year ago I asked a holistic nutritional consultant about how I could lose the 7 pounds I have gained since menopause. I felt it was only going to get worse and I should probably be making some changes right away before it got away from me. But her answer...

Three things I love – the body skin care edition June 2017

This month since the weather is warming up I thought I’d do a body skin care round up of things I think have made my skin a better birthday suit to live in! Number one is this homemade sugar scrub my pal Sophie made for our winter retreat. It is coconut oil,...

Perfect Posture?

Perfect Posture.  Is it possible? To answer that you have to ask, what exactly is posture? Merriam Webster defines it as,  “the way in which your body is positioned when you are sitting or standing.” Your posture is a response to geometry, habit, environment and what...

5 ways to stay young enough to travel

Last year I stayed in a cabin with an actual ladder to the loft bed I was staying in. I went to a beach that required going up and down 170 steps. I took a couple of flights with a carryon bag and trust me, it was heavy. I also recently returned from a trip to Toronto...

Self-care – what is it?

When someone says ‘self-care’ – what comes to mind? Is it the same thing as ‘treating yourself’? Or is it more about how you treat yourself? Maybe you think of *eating nutritiously *sleeping enough *exercise good answers! how about- *expressing creativity *being...

The floor is your friend

As I write this I am sitting on the floor. Right now i have one leg straight out to the side and one leg bent. In a moment I will shift my position to introduce another geometry to my body. The reason I tell you this is because I want to introduce you to the concept...

Forget New Years Resolutions – try this instead

I have not made a New Year’s Resolution for a while now. It was a combination of low success rate and high expectations that lead me to reconsider the practice. 🙂   The resolutions themselves also tended to be narrow in the way they focused on behavior rather...

Three things I love – Winter skin care edition – Nov. 2016

Hello dear ones! This month for my favorite things list, I am back to skin care. In this post, I talked about the importance of sunscreen and that is still true in the winter. In this post I talked about my favorite wrinkle cream and I still use it consistently. This...

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