Healthy Habits

  • 11/15/2012 - 5:28pm

    I think I jinxed myself last week with my newsletter about being rejuvenated from burn out.

    Or perhaps it's just that I let myself get caught up in the "busyness" around me and worked too many long hours last week. In any case, after a long week and working weekend, my body rebelled. I woke up in excruciating pain on Monday morning...

  • 11/08/2012 - 5:27pm

    Dear lovely friends,

    Oh, it is lovely to be recharged and feel like myself again! Now that I've recovered from burn out, you'll be hearing from me again every week. Over the last eight weeks or so, I took an unofficial sabbatical from everything except the bare necessities. I took six weeks off from school and stepped back from the...

  • 07/23/2012 - 1:13pm

    Last week I didn't write to you because I was in the middle of a week long raging headache. Luckily, it was just a virus according to my doctor, and I just had to rest and wait it out.

    This week I am still recovering, though luckily the raging headache symptom is gone. This virus really knocked me for a loop, and I know it's because...

  • 06/27/2010 - 2:42pm


    I learned about the concept of flow more than 10 years ago when I was first studying Tai Chi and Taoism.  The general idea is that life is like a journey down a river that twists, turns and flows. It starts at one point, and there are endless unexpected mini-destinations along the way to your ultimate destination.  ...

  • 06/02/2009 - 10:08pm
    Sometimes life has a comfortable familiar rhythm day in and day out that's easy to follow. Other times when big life changes are happening like the birth of a new baby, a move, an illness, the loss of a loved one or a job, or even starting your own business, the natural rhythm that sustains you can get lost. What do you do when that happens?...
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