Mind and Body

Summer is a Super Vitamin

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I thrive in the summer. I have increased energy, vitality and positivity as well as decreased colds and viruses, lethargy and the urge to stay under a blanket and watch Netflix.  Summer is like a super vitamin for our health. There is a science to summer’s extra serving of happiness. There are easy, cost free […]

Empowerment

Five Misconceptions about Women’s Retreats

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(Spoken From Your Average, Far from Woo Woo, Skeptic) “Namaste, vinyasa, savasana”…. What in the world are these yogis saying!? They speak an entirely different language that can’t possibly resonate with the norm.  Tell me again about how I need to activate and balance my chakras. Or better yet, speak to me in sanskrit like […]

Mindfulness

From One New Mama to Another

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When my first child was just a few hours old, my then 7 year old niece was among the first visitors to arrive. When she entered my hospital room her dad leaned down and said “she’s been coughing today, I think she’s pretending to have a cold, but I warned her that whether she can hold […]

Business and Leadership

Choose Joy Over Perfection

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What if this year, you gave up perfection and stepped into more joy? What would it look like to give yourself the gift of space and of time? What if instead of burdens and ‘shoulds’ you stepped into possibilities and ‘coulds’? For me this shift has been the most transformative realization in my life. I […]