Taking Care of YOU
    June 30, 2011
    Taking Care of YOU

    When a women changes her life for the better, everyone around her benefits. Women are the grounding force that affects everyone around them. I believe the wellbeing of the family and of our society it…

    a-moments-peace-cover2
    June 29, 2011
    Get Calm. Here. Now.

    Everyday Opportunities Like you, this morning I took a shower. However, I wasn’t really in the shower. My thoughts were already in the future, driving my son to school, pondering what I would make f…

    A Mother’s Intuition
    June 28, 2011
    A Mother’s Intuition

    It was my first job out of college, and it was overwhelming. I was twenty-two years old, green, fresh out of school, and scared. The hospital’s Neonatal ICU was a place of great intensity. I can sti…

    Relax, Recharge and Reconnect—Every Day
    March 12, 2010
    Relax, Recharge and Reconnect—Every Day

    A first step in a fresh approach to bring a sense of calm into your every day is transforming reality and your relationship to it. Just as I need to delete my cell phone's voicemails and my computer's…

    Recycle: Make it an Everyday Habit
    March 11, 2010
    Recycle: Make it an Everyday Habit

    On a summer trip to Canada, I was stopped in my tracks with the realization of how far my family falls short with our recycling efforts. I opened my friend’s kitchen cupboard to look for the trashca…

    Relax and Take Good Care
    September 25, 2009
    Relax and Take Good Care

    As mothers, when we choose to dedicate our time and intention to taking care of our selves, the benefits emanate out to everyone we are near. If you are thinking, I don’t know if I can do that, or, …

    Allergies 101
    September 24, 2009
    Allergies 101

    Taking a deep breath in, and out, not only relaxes me, it allows me to be mindful of the air I breathe--the interdependence, the relationship I hold with my environment. As a nurse and mother of an al…

    Nature’s Symphony—Do You Hear the Music?
    September 23, 2009
    Nature’s Symphony—Do You Hear the Music?

    Recently, one of the world’s finest violinists played at a Washington, DC Metro station. For nearly an hour during rush hour he played Bach, gloriously. Thousands of people passed by as he played, a…

    Health Care Crisis: Take Charge and Create Wellness
    September 22, 2009
    Health Care Crisis: Take Charge and Create Wellness

    In 2003, my family returned to the United States after living abroad for fifteen years. After only a few days in the humid, allergen-laden Houston air, my son Sam had an asthma attack. Luckily, a prec…

    The Body Can Heal Itself
    September 21, 2009
    The Body Can Heal Itself

    For years, my children and I have played a game whenever we see a FedEx truck. Imbedded in the letters of the logo there is an arrow. To see it, you have to look at the letters in a different way—so…