~ Balanced Life ~

Wellness for the overwhelmed, be a proactive self-advocate

Landmines come in many forms, both wonderful and difficult. Opportunities like a long awaited work promotion, moving to your dream house, an exciting new relationship…. or personal challenges such as aging parents, divorce, illness, or burnout. Personally, I find it rather challenging to jump off the hamster wheel when I’m in a perpetual state of overwhelm.  READ MORE...

Getting back in your you body...

Is the first step to achieving optimal wellness. Recently, during a wellness class I realized that before you begin any self-care technique, the first thing you have to do is get back in your body.

But what does that mean exactly?  Getting back in your body means simply being aware of physical signs (good, bad, or neutral) that indicate what is going on with your whole being.  READ MORE...

Wellness and kindness go hand in hand

I’ve been pondering the meaning of wellness these past few days and how all-encompassing the topic is. Often I think of physical health first when it comes to wellness.  

Questions like, how do I feel in my clothes, how much do I weigh, am I eating healthy foods, how many times did I exercise this past week and how much do I hurt? READ MORE...

Awareness and the power of the mind...

Over the past few months we have discovered the foundations of the Body~Mind connection through the language of the body, power of our thoughts, befriending our emotions and the quiet voice of our spirit

So, what’s next? If you’ve read previous posts or know me professionally, you’ve heard me say: baby steps matter. Small steps toward positive change have a large impact on long-lasting transformation. READ MORE...

Discover the missing peaces, integrating your body~mind connection...

 

The Body~Mind connection is really a personal journey of profound self-discovery. Stress management skills help us move through life’s circumstances without completely losing our sanity. 

As we grow and expand, we start to let go of the thought that “life happens to us” and instead learn the perspective of “life is for us.” In theory, it sounds simple: keep body, mind and spirit in balance and we will feel good and be happy. We all know this is easier said than done. Life is hard – it’s the pain of being human. READ MORE...

Healthy body equals healthy mind and spirit!

Let’s recap what we’ve learned so far. In the previous two blog posts, we stopped to notice how pain and/or discomfort manifest physically when stress overtakes our life;  how the mind can induce intense emotions from perceived stresses, and how the body physically reacts as if these perceived stressful situations are truly happening. 

These emotional and physical reactions to stress can be scary at times. READ MORE...

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