Your Heart Knows…

“Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart.. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.” Carl Jung had a unique psychological viewpoint. This quote,  illuminates the difference between seeking answers from outside yourself, or looking inside and trusting the knowledge already in your heart. In the west, we are so […]

Stressed Out: Biofeedback for Relief

Stressed out, overly busy, constant worrying about the bills, sleepless or restless nights: This is a common state of affairs for many people nowadays. If you watch the news, it doesn’t look like things are getting any better. But right here and now, you are sitting and reading this post; and everything is fine. Your […]

When is it finally the right time?

  When is time right? I’ve always been interested in nutrition, alternative health, and living as “naturally”- taking care of the environment. Part of that is about avoiding chemicals. But when do you finally say: I’ve sincerely tried it that natural route, given it my best, but now must follow another path? Look, even monks […]

The Biggest Stress Relief Mistake

I know, everyone tells you take a deep breathe for stress relief. And breathing properly is probably one of the fastest ways to change your focus from something stressful to something you CAN control. If you watch a newborn baby breathe, you can see how you are supposed to breathe – an inhale should expand […]

Facing Your Fears

There are times in your life when things aren’t going like you planned. It can make you scared about the future, and wondering if you can achieve the goals that you have made for yourself. It’s those times when it’s good to look back over your life, and remember the things you did of which […]

New Years Resolutions – Focus on the Positive

What’s Your New Year’s Resolution? An old year ends, and a new one begins. For many people it seems the right time to review achievements, and make plans for the New Year. The one thing we ALL have in common is that we are getting older and more experienced, and you can use the past […]

Brutal Honesty… and your health

Why would anyone need to use “brutal honesty”? Essentially, you are stating your opinion about an event, a subject or a person. Do you want to hurt someone with your opinion? Do you really think that a hurtful statement will change another person, or improve your relationship? Remember, once those words are said, they can […]

Worry Causes Negative Outcomes

Worrying is a waste of time thinking about, and envisioning a negative result in the future. I say that, “Worrying is like pre-paying a toll for a bridge you many never cross”. It’s actually worse than that, because worrying and negative thinking changes your physiology and can get you sick. That’s right, your thoughts and […]

Stuck in an Broken Elevator..Stressed or what?

I had an “alarming” event happen this week. I lived through a stressful event, and used my own stress relief tools on MYSELF! What do you do when you when life presents an event where you have to press an alarm button? I’ve been in the middle of a move (moving is considered one of […]

Fight or Flight? Women Use More Choices for Stress

For so much of time, women have been treated like second class citizens. Did you know that drug trials to figure out the efficacy of medication had previously been done only on men? And for much of the scientific literature that we take for granted now, we are finding when it’s re-tested with women, the […]