Archive | November, 2013

Four Ways To Lower Holiday Stress

  With Thanksgiving just a few days away, we are truly at the start of the holiday marathon.  We all know this is supposed to be a time of gratitude and happiness.  Spending time with family and friends, counting blessings and creating memories that would make even Norman Rockwell proud. The only problem is that […]

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Two Big Reasons Yoga Boosts Well Being

I have a confession.  Until last Saturday, I hadn’t been to a yoga class in about a month, but I have a good reason.  My local studio, Ubuntu in Napa, had closed it’s doors and just reopened as Rev Yoga in a new location on Saturday. Why not just find another studio for a month, […]

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Count Your Troubles to Multiply Your Blessings

This can be a really difficult time of year for some of us. Especially if it has been a very hard year and we are still in a darker place than we want or thought we would be. Throw in the pressure of feeling grateful because we are supposed to, and we can easily be […]

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Get Out of Your Own Way If You Want To Change

So many people suffer from what I call the resistance syndrome.  I’m not just talking about resistance  to dieting, although that is a large percentage of the syndrome.  The resistance syndrome happens when we become excited about the prospect of change and what it can mean in our lives.  It can be all about weight […]

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How To Reinvent a Successful Life (And Why It Is Important)

A friend of mine has really been struggling lately.  On the surface it would appear that she has it all.  A successful career, a loving and supportive marriage,  even close relationships with her children and grandchildren.  I would venture to say that she is the poster child for ultimate Boomer ideal.  There is only one […]

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