Our Basic Human Spirit Revealed

Recently, there have been more natural disasters and heart wrenching tragedies. Many try to second-guess “why” it happened. Focusing on the ‘why’ can create worry, fear and/or anger, as we are consumed with emotion and feeling stressed. As we look deeper into the question of why, we can ask ourselves, “What is being stirred up in me.” “What emotions are
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Surviving the Stress/Uncertainty of the Current Political Climate

The first 100 hundred days of the new administration have come and gone. Has there been any change or reduction in the stress levels of Americans? Have people’s lives gotten back on track? Yes and no. The American Psychological Association conducted the Stress in America™: Coping with Change survey in January 2017. The report revealed an increase in anxiety and
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12 Tips for a Super Holiday

CELEBRATE JOY!  The holidays are here. Along with it being a time of love and joy, it can also be a time of stress and anxiety for many and, for some, depression.   I will be sharing valuable holistic stress solutions so you can: maintain your health and eliminate the guilt; stay emotionally balanced and mentally clear; and create resilience and
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My Answer is Sleep Naked and…

A common complaint I hear from my clients is how to help solve problem of not sleeping well. At some time we have all we experienced difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep as we toss and turn and wake up tired. The lack of sleep increases the stress hormone cortisol affecting our immune system, weight, and appearance. It interrupts the release
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Secrets of Longevity at 92 Years Young

“Always find something to laugh about.” – John Siudmak, MD I want to share a conversation I recently had with my father, John.  First, he is 92 years young in 2 months, active and alert, and in great health.  Check out this photo from last month.  In fact, he has not had a cold or flu since 1993, when he retired as a doctor. 
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Reflections in Being Present

What did your body need yesterday? Do you remember? Can you recall where and what you ate with the aromas, sensations and tastes, and how you felt afterward both physically and emotionally? In what other ways did you nurture the body? Were you being present to listen to the body’s subtle messages and respond? What clothing and colors did you wear
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Inner Peace During the Holidays…

Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas or Kwanzaa, holiday time is about reconnecting with family and loved ones with love, joy and compassion, and remembering with the fondest of memories those who have passed. However, holidays can also be challenging or disenchanting at times with increased stress levels, especially in women and this is why. Women tend to feel they have
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I Am Thank-Full for You and…

I am thank-full of the gratitude I feel inside, thank-full of the love that abounds, thank-full of the light that surrounds us, and thank-full for having you be a meaningful part of my personal and professional life, and journey. It’s been an honor to serve and share my knowledge, experience and healing gifts with you on your path toward well-being
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Two Approaches to Healing with Sound

Ever since childhood I knew sound and music affected me.  It would help me chill out, invigorate me or help me go to sleep.  Perhaps you’ve heard a piece of music and noticed how it emotionally, physically or spiritually moved you.  Or maybe you felt the relaxation listening to the vibrational sounds of the ocean, a gentle spring rain or
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Asia’s Miraculous Healing

I want to share a miraculous story that involves my precious little 7-year old Shih Tzu, Asia. Even I was surprised by the healing that occurred so rapidly. On Thursday, August 13, 2015, I noticed Asia dragging her tail along the ground when it’s normally curled over her back.  First I noticed she was not her lively energetic self and didn’t
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