How to Beat the Flu and Winter Blues

In my 20+ years of living in southern California, this winter has been the least, shall I say, “fun." Perhaps it was the flu that hit my whole family like dominoes over the Christmas break, or the non-stop busy holiday season that’s just kept revving...

Selah. A Response to Stress.

I am of the generation that has seen the birth and rapid maturity of the internet. I was always a couple of years behind my peers with the latest tech… getting a discman, a beeper, a digital camera, a cell phone. It wasn’t until after I finished grad school in 2001...

A Thousand Stressors, One Response

Some of us play it tough. We are work horses, but we won’t let you see us sweat. We’ve got a heavy dose of pride pushing us, and a whole lot of passion – for our children, for our work, for healthful living, for all the people who depend on us. So we...

Balancing Your Hormones

 “My hormones are out of wack!"“I just feel off.”“I don’t feel like myself.”"I’m so irritable lately."“I feel like I’m going crazy!”Does any of this sound familiar to you? Maybe you’ve complained of hormonal issues yourself, or perhaps your...

Surrender – It’s Healthy

I recall Oprah once talking about a very difficult time in her life, when she was battling it out with the meat industry in court over a comment she had made on her talk show, and she was feeling extremely overwhelmed and heavy with the stress of the lawsuit and all...