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How We’re Going to Get Through

These last few weeks have been such an emotional roller coaster; as a woman, as an American, as a fan of democracy, I have been feeling some pretty big emotions—grief, rage, despair. I was feeling so many things that I… more →

3 Ways You’re Making the Holidays Harder Than They Need to Be

Holidays stressing you out? There are all kinds of factors we can lay the blame on—parties, school performances, year-end pleas for donations from non-profits and political candidates, relentless digital marketing from retailers trying to move some merchandise, trying to finish… more →

Give to Yourself Too

When you’re in the throes of shopping for holiday presents, donating to food drives, giving gifts to the bus monitor, planning and attending events to make the season special for the people you love, I just want you to remember:… more →

Emotions Carry Messages. Are You Receiving Them?

If we’re connected on Instagram (@MsMindbody)or Facebook (if we’re not, I’d love to be!), you saw this photo this week. It’s me, making my “Grrrr” face. I was seriously irritated by something that I just couldn’t shake, despite doing all… more →

17 Common Thoughts That Are Holding You Back

“A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.” – Gandhi (“And so, with all due respect to Gandhi, is a woman, ahem.” — me) You can be doing all the right things for all… more →

The Busier You Are, the More You Need This

“The degree to which you do not believe you have time to spend ten minutes sitting quietly is the degree to which you desperately need to spend ten minutes sitting quietly.”  — Donna Farhi, in Bringing Yoga to Life It’s… more →

So You Think You Don’t Have Time for You

My kids spent the past weekend at my Dad’s house. It was heaven! They had a great time, and my husband and I had that most precious commodity—down time. Or rather, a chance to choose how we spent every minute… more →

Go Ahead, Help Yourself

This morning was my morning to sleep in. (Yay.) But because I’ve been craving a long meditation session, I rolled out of bed and went to sit on my cushion in my closet. (Short backstory: I’ve got a ton of… more →

Listening meditation: Saturday afternoon hike

Here, for your listening pleasure, is an audio clip of our recent hike in the George Washington Land Management area, in the Northwest corner of Rhode Island. You can hear cicadas, birds, the wind, and little snippets of my husband… more →