Want Relaxing Holidays? Less Martha, More Mindfulness

Want Relaxing Holidays? Less Martha, More Mindfulness

This time of year is a mixed bag for many of us. We look forward to family togetherness, joy, love and celebration. But, too often, expectations outstrip reality and stress is the result. If you're like me, that doesn't mean you don't chase the fantasy. Earlier in my career, I did my best to create [...]

10 Little Things to Do With Mindful Awareness

10 Little Things to Do With Mindful Awareness

Can Uplifted Feet Lead to an Uplifted Heart The more I practice mindful awareness, the more I learn what it is and what it isn't. What it isn't is hours spent in the lotus position, eyes closed, blissfully deep in meditation. What it is is beautifully summed up by my husband, "It's the little things." [...]

Are You Saving Your Good Stuff for the Regular Season?

"We're saving our good stuff for the regular season." Mark Sanchez, Jets quarterback, as quoted in the September 3rd issue of Sports Illustrated after "his team's only points came on field goals in a 17-12 loss to the Panthers on Sunday, the third straight preseason game in which New York (0-3) failed to score a touchdown."  A [...]

Why Mindfulness is Vital to Sexual Health

Why Mindfulness is Vital to Sexual Health

I'm finally going to talk about sexual health. I've been avoiding the subject for over a year, so it's about time. How can you talk about survivorship without talking about sex? More pointedly, how can you talk about celebrating an inspired survivorship without talking about sex? You can't, so here goes. "What does mindfulness have to [...]