Drama-Rama to Calm

If you are highly sensitive, intuitive and/or empathic, you are probably feeling buffeted and strained by the reactions to all the current events at play.  We are in a period of great change, polarization, isolation and uncertainty.  Change isn’t easy.  It’s disruptive and messy.  Many, if not all, hidden agendas come out of the closet.  … Read more

Posture Break – “20×20”

Here is a good rule of thumb for any visually-dependent activity (computer, crafts, handwork, etc) — the “20-20 rule“: For every 20 minutes on the computer (or other visual demand), look at something 20 feet away for 20 seconds. Use this pause to:  Give your eyes a break from visual strain Take a deep breath and release … Read more

Anti-viral supplements: Herbs!

Herbs have powerful bioactive molecules that support health. Here is an article that talks about specific anti-viral benefits:  https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/antiviral-herbs Remember that your immune system requires good rest, healthy doses of Vitamin D, and anti-oxidant support, like Vitamin C.

Non-negotiable Self Care

Keys to healthy, sane living If you feel your life is out of control, you don’t know how to manage all that is happening, and especially if you are feeling overwhelmed, then consider these tips: Pacing and Balancing are the keys to living well. BREATHE (5-7 seconds to inhale, 5-7 seconds exhale, and 5-7 seconds … Read more

Make Your Work Habits Work for You

The musculoskeletal matrix in which we reside needs balance and movement for wellness. Repetitive movement stores energy in patterns specific to the task involved. These energy patterns improve efficiency, accuracy of motion, and allow us to multi-task. However, these patterns can limit movement if they are not balanced by opposing musculature. Muscles operate best at … Read more

Exercise to improve brain function

As we age, we lose brain cells, a well-known fact of life. What isn’t as commonly known is that cognitive function/brain capacity is not a product of the number of brain cells (compare the thinking capacity of a 6 year old to the average 60 year old), but the connections those cells make with each … Read more