A couple of weekends ago I attended a yoga therapy conference which blended my two professions of social work and yoga beautifully. I am going to share about the talk given by Richard Miller, the creator of irest, a form of yoga nidra or yogic sleep. This was truly a fascinating
I had shared with you three posts ago that I attended a workshop called, The Experience of Loss in Infertility and Reproductive Trauma. In that past post I wrote about the many losses surrounding a woman’s journey while she’s trying to conceive. This was the first part
I want to start out by saying that I got permission to share the following email sent to me on March 21st. This past client was responding to an email I sent to her about my upcoming spring workshop. (Interestingly, she responded on the first day of spring).
Thanks for thinking of me and
I just attended a workshop last week called, The Experience of Loss in Infertility and Reproductive Trauma by Dr. Fox and Dr. Stein. The talk began with a focus on the multiple losses a woman experiences when she’s trying to conceive. I think that anyone who is in the middle of trying or has
Did you know that it takes 8 hours for the body to calm down after 5 minutes of a stressful situation? I just learned this in a summit about healing migraines and I was floored by the amount of time it takes to re-set the body. Makes you think about having some tools in your back pocket to quickly
One thing I wish I had spent more time doing is preparing for parenting. I was so consumed with trying to create my family that I didn’t spend a lot of time learning about how to parent the baby. I will say, I did read a lot about sleep as that was the most concerning part about
I was part of a group book discussion a couple of weeks ago and I was so inspired by the six happiness tools mentioned in the book that I thought I would share them with you today. The book is called What Happy People Know: How the New Science of Happiness Can Change Your Life for
Whether you are trying to build your family through fertility treatments or adoption, Mother’s Day can be a hard day for some. Even if you are celebrating with one child and wishing to expand your family further, this day can remind you of your unmet dream. It can also be
I was just at a family gathering when one of my cousins could see the tired look on my face as I was chasing my 2 year old around the room. She asked me how I was and I said, “Tired.” She responded by saying, “That’s why you have your kids in your 20’s and not your
Last week I took myself offline, well not totally…but a lot more than I usually do. If you have been feeling on edge or like there isn’t enough time to finish everything in a day or even if you have been pushing yourself beyond your bedtime, I challenge you to take a week offline too.