Superheroes, Comedians, & Yogis

Seinfeld & Superman

(You’re right…that DOES sound like the name of a country band)  Demanding people (I call them “ the demanders”, since it sounds like a rogue team of bossy villains laughing maniacally. Then again, my imagination is a vivid one). I encounter the demanders more often than you’d think, in real life, not just my imagination—in […]

C’mon, Just Drop On In…You’re Not a Pain!

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In our society, we have almost become “programmed” to view pain as a bad thing.  I blame the media (truthfully, I blame them for a lot of things, but that’s beside the point). Actually, physical pain serves a very helpful purpose…it’s much like a bicycle messenger weaving through the cars on the streets of New […]

How To Relax Even If You Can’t Sit Still For 5 Minutes

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There’s nothing worse than someone using your own words back at you (well, perhaps world hunger, but that’s another blog entirely). So when I called my mother yesterday and complained about needing to relax, she said, “Wait, wasn’t that what your last tele-class was about? Why don’t you do some of the things you talked […]

We’re All In This Together!

31 days to quiet the voices

Welcome! I’m a firm believer in the power of the mind, and the role it plays in our physical well-being. Stress can be tackled in so many ways, but I find that when we begin with the things we say to ourselves, the job becomes much less daunting. Day 1: We’re All In This Together! […]