Stress management/ Mindfulness
My Healthier Things

My Healthier Things

Why did I write a song in January 2023 about "My Healthier Things"? During 2022 I typically enjoyed 1-2 units of alcohol per day (they sell Belgian beers at the Total Wine store), BUT I know that the health recommendation for women is zero to one. I decided to do...

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Five Ways to Release Racing Thoughts and Sleep Better

Five Ways to Release Racing Thoughts and Sleep Better

So many factors can interfere with the restorative sleep we need, like light, noise, caffeine, alcohol and hormonal changes. But one of the most common complaints I hear (and deal with myself) is racing thoughts. Our busy minds resist surrendering to sleep, or they...

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We Need to Exercise Our Positivity Muscles

We Need to Exercise Our Positivity Muscles

Here I describe six great practices which can help us release “stuck” negativity and bring out more of our authentic self, who not only feels more positive but is better at dealing with our problems and moving toward our goals.

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My No-Car Challenge: Maybe Permanent?

My No-Car Challenge: Maybe Permanent?

My October challenge for myself was not to use a car. For at least 30 days, I could only walk, ride my bike, or take Metro or the bus. This Honda CR-V was perfect for our 3-year assignment on the Mexican border. In Virginia, I want to try life without it No driving,...

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