Archive for October, 2011

Going With the Flow!

I had the pleasure to witness first hand the October Blizzard that hit New England over the past weekend (It’s times like these that we are all reminded that there are some things we have […]

Going With the Flow I had the pleasure to witness first hand the October Blizzard that hit New England over the past weekend (It’s times like these that we are all reminded that there are […]

The Importance of Right and Left Brain Balance

Since the death of Steve Jobs (and this week’s release of his biography), much attention has been placed on the mind, the personality, and the persona of a most remarkable man. Every interview, remembrance, and […]

Mind Your Thoughts

I was reminded of the beauty of the Hawaiian language during my trip to the Big Island of Hawaii where I spoke at the Healing Touch International Conference last week. We were all reminded by […]

Don’t Forget to Breathe!

The typical person breathes 14-16 times per minute. When stressed, this number can double, unless the stressed-out person is a breath-holder and forgets to exhale (this really happens, and tends to increase blood pressure and […]

Weekend in The Berkshires: Kripalu Retreat Center

This is a quick note to say hi to my friends and colleagues in the New England area. I write to announce a workshop I have been invited to facilitate at the Kripalu Yoga Retreat […]

Wall Street Jitters, Main Street Stress

Money, or the lack of it, has been a stressor for a great many people for a great many eons. Money may make the world go round, but the lack of it can be devastating. […]

Mind-Body-Spirit Healing

It is pretty well understood that emotional stress can wreak havoc on the body, precipitating everything from the common cold to cancer. What is less well understood, but equally fascinating, is how our thoughts, feelings […]

Tribute: Thank You Steve Jobs

There is not much more I can say that hasn’t already been said, but like so many others, I too wish to express my gratitude. I am forever indebted to the creators of the Apple […]

Stress and the Slow Food Movement

Have you heard of the slow food movement? It was created in 1986 by Italian journalist Carlo Petrini (in disgust of the opening of McDonalds in Rome). His creation was put forth as an option […]

Friends in Need: Support Groups as a Stress Buffer

There is a theory in stress management called the “buffer theory.” It states that when we have a strong group of friends to support us in tough times, these friendships “buffer” us from taking a […]