Recently, a friend got in touch with me and confided in me that she's considering giving up on her goals. Things are really hard for her right now. When things don't work out and it seemingly does for everyone else, it feels personal. When you put in the work and yet the results you're looking … [Read more...] about how to not give up on your dreams
self care series
HAVE YOU TRIED TAPPING? It's a self-healing method that involves you literally tapping your fingers on meridian energy points on the hand, head and torso while talking yourself through the point of distress, discomfort, anxiety, or pain. By tapping on the energy points while talking yourself … [Read more...] about HAVE YOU TRIED TAPPING?
I can pick up my kid at school with crazy yoga hair, still wearing my workout clothes from that morning and no makeup - no problem. I don't have a lot of fussy girly-girl habits, but I do love a good french pedicure on the toes. It's just what I do. There is a ton of variation in the base colors … [Read more...] about SELF CARE #7: THE BOCA FRENCH PEDI
A couple of weeks ago I raised the white flag and put myself in self-imposed blogging time-out. Looking back; I now see it as a necessary extension of my quest for comprehensive self-care this year. It's not enough to get enough sleep, eat healthy, or exercise if you not allowing yourself ample time … [Read more...] about self care #6 : taking a time out
SELF CARE #5: POSTURE CHALLENGE My massage therapist challenged me, now that my shoulder been fixed, to finally commit to one month of sustained effort to make my posture better. My shoulders are rounded forward due to bad posture and a torn rotator cuff causing havoc with my neck; so I'm … [Read more...] about SELF CARE #5: POSTURE CHALLENGE
I've started outpatient physical therapy sessions to regain mobility in my left shoulder and arm after my rotator cuff surgery. Last week my therapist was moving my arm in a forward motion (think robot arms) while I was lying on the table and when she lifted my arm to 90 degrees; I encountered … [Read more...] about ARE YOU GUARDING?