It's hard to imagine the unthinkable, the loss of a child. Unless you don't have to imagine it. Unless it has happened to you. Then you don't have to imagine it. You are living with it every single day. Two women who have been through want to help others who have also experienced this unfathomable... Continue Reading →
I have had one of the worst colds of my life this winter, and I don't say that lightly. I never get sick!! (So, wait, I guess I can't say that anymore...) At the first sign of illness, I start breaking out all my artillery for prevention and treatment, in case any symptoms persist or... Continue Reading →
The American Heart Association has announced new blood pressure guidelines. What does this mean for you? Usually, when new guidelines for blood pressure are announced, what is really happening is that the bar is being lowered to make more people who were healthy a minute ago be hypertensive now. I call it "The Patient-ification" of... Continue Reading →
Next time you go to the Saco Market in Biddeford, make sure you experience the therapeutic scents from Green Thinking. I met Jennifer Greiner at the market when I overheard someone asking her about her 'Grounded' and 'Happiness' rollers and I went over to investigate. She invited me to try out some of the samples,... Continue Reading →
For many years, I was fortunate enough to be part of a small group of women who practiced yoga together at the home of the instructor (and my good friend) Kristen. We were together at least one day per week and we laughed, cried, supported each other, and cheered each other on to be, on... Continue Reading →
I am trying to get motivated and get moving again, now that it's May. Notice I didn't say 'warming up'? Because it was in the 30's last night, for goodness sake! I have to get moving though, because when it was in the 70's for 5 minutes back in April, I thought, hey, it's time.... Continue Reading →
Today in the Metaphysical Monday tip on Facebook I mentioned the Simply Being App. My friend Jody told me about it years ago, and I love its versatility. Here it is: If you try it, comment below to let me know what you think!
Sometimes, when you start to feel like you're coming down with something, there are things you can do to ward it off. Rest more. Get to the ocean and breathe the salt air. Drink healing teas (I like Traditional Medicinals line, especially Throat Coat and Gypsy Cold Care, but watch out for sensitivities to ingredients)... Continue Reading →