Archive for December, 2013

Day 5: Navigating December with Health, Balance, & Sanity

Plant the Seed: Schedule Care in Advance Whatever you do just for you—acupuncture, a massage, a meditation group, a counseling session, a pedicure with a good friend—book it ahead of time. Schedule that mid-December appointment so you know it will happen. It will be there in the midst of the potential overwhelm to anchor you,

Day 4: Navigating December with Health, Balance, & Sanity

Day 4. Choose the Right Amount of Doing Why are we doing all the holiday stuff? For fun, celebration, quality time with people we care about, to share in something meaningful? And does it feel that way when we are overextended and exhausted? Not usually. While it’s wonderful to be engaged in the festive season,

Day 3: Navigating December with Health, Balance, & Sanity

Day 3. Craft A Fitness Plan that Fits Your Life Walking around the block?  One yoga pose a day?  The 7 minute workout? Why wait for January to feel good? If you already have an exercise routine that you love, keep it alive through December. If you don’t, sample some options, find one or more

Day 2: Navigating December with Health, Balance, & Sanity

This is day 2 in a 5 day series of simple suggestions for tending to your body, heart, and mind during the hectic month of December. Two Minutes of Silence and Solitude Take it. I recommend mornings. Set a stopwatch on that fancy smartphone of yours. Take 2 minutes to breathe, to be with yourself, to

Navigating December with Health, Balance, & Sanity

The expectations and pace of life in December can easily spin out of control. In terms of self-care, December can be the hardest month. And the most critical, right? We can be overly busy, under-rested, sugar-crashed, out of our normal rhythms, and often struggling with expectations and stress about money, time, year-end loose ends, gifts,

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, LAc, MAcOM
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(formally Seeds of Health, PC)

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