The next Yoga for Anxiety series starts soon!Read More
One of the challenges of adding in self-care when you are having a rough time is generating the ideas. When we are low or overwhelmed, it is more challenging to be creative or nurturing. This is why I recommend making lists of activities to soothe, ground, and calm ourselves.
I am attaching one article that can help jump start your self-care, and it happens to be one for which I was interviewed. Enjoy!
In recent weeks, our nation has once again witnessed evidence of racial bias in its institutions. Between shootings of African-American men by police in Baton Rouge and Minnesota, contentious social media debates, and scenes in television shows such as Orange Is The New Black, we see examples of the ways that African-American people in particular experience racism through devaluation and often violence.Read More
For people with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), it can feel like their mind and reactions are playing tricks on them. People with OCD get in a stuck pattern after they are triggered, overestimate the threat of the trigger, and then engage in avoidance or compulsions to try to get rid of their distress.Read More
Sleep is such an important part of our life...and unfortunately, it is one of the first aspects to suffer when we experience stress, anxiety, transitions, a new baby, depression, trauma, chronic pain, a fluctuation in hormones...and the list goes on. Fortunately, yoga offers tools to help us fall asleep at night, fall back asleep if we wake up in the middle of the night, and lower overall stressRead More
Everywhere you look, you’re virtually bombarded by info about the 2016 election… especially as primary season has picked up in the past few weeks. All of the insulting soundbites, memes, yelling, and division can really increase fear and anxiety… and there are still eight months to go.Read More