We Don’t Know What to Do, But We Can Learn!
Last week, December 13, 2022, our world lost a bright light. Stephen tWitch Boss, a beloved DJ on the Ellen Show, a gifted dancer, and […]Read More
Finding The Calm Between Holiday Storms
I feel like every email in my inbox, and every post I see on social media is about the holidays. Joyful-looking people all dressed in […]Read More
Thank You for Reading!
I appreciate you taking the time to read my blogs over the years and hope you’ve received some great tips and tools for keeping yourself […]Read More
DON’T FALL: Keeping your Balance During Seasonal Change￼
Through coaching and yoga therapy, I work with a lot of older or physically challenged students and clients, so using the word fall has a […]Read More
Fix that “Bad” Day!
When more than a couple of things go wrong, do you ever catch yourself saying, “it’s just a bad day?” When that happens, do you […]Read More
Why Focus on Joy?
I remember the first time I felt joy after my mother died. She had battled leukemia for three and a half years before she died. […]Read More
Look, Your Perfection is Showing!
If I ask you to bring to mind your worst critic, that person in the office, or in your family, who just never thinks anything […]Read More
How to regain energy, vitality, and joy? Answers here: look Inward…￼
Does life seem difficult right now? You may feel depleted, heavy, and overtired. Do normal activities just feel challenging? Feeling depleted is not normal, and […]Read More
What the **** do I do now? Calm Down! Here’s how:
Did the political and world news get you even more off-balance this week? Are you feeling uncentered, uncertain, frustrated, and overwhelmed? Me too. Honestly, I […]Read More
“You’ve got to feel it to heal it.”
Throughout my journey as one who is healing and as a healer, this phrase has been an integral part of my understanding of the process […]Read More
“What can I do?”
When we are faced with challenges we often feel compelled to take action. When my husband died by suicide I found myself desperately asking, “what […]Read More
Your Simple Guide to Making Better Decisions is Here
Have you ever struggled to make a decision? Did you weigh the pros and cons and then still come up with enough weight on either […]Read More
Just a Spoonful of Gratitude Makes Any Day Better!
I was recently reading “Breathing Love, Meditation in Action” a book by my friend and teacher Jennie Lee. If you haven’t read it, I can’t […]Read More
Break Up With Your Resolution!
Does your resolution or vision board for 2022 already feel like a heavy burden? So many of us are struggling with just getting through our […]Read More
The BEST Way To Start Off 2022
New Year New You? No! There’s nothing wrong with the old you… As we turn the page on another year and say hello to 2022 […]Read More
Happy Holidays? YES!
4 Steps to help you Focus On Joy So many stressors are threatening to interfere with the joy that holidays are meant to be. Some […]Read More
Missing the Light?
Illuminate dark winter nights with warm nourishing practices: If you’re an Old Testament reader, you know that the second act of God was to bring […]Read More
Preparing for Happy Healthy Holidays? YES!
In this year of transition, you may be experiencing even more holiday angst or worry than usual. Perhaps you skipped last year’s traditions because of […]Read More
There is a way to feel instantly happy, calorie-free, available everywhere at any time, with no negative side effects. Hard to believe? It’s true, possible, […]Read More
Need a Well-Being Parachute?
Reach for Gratitude! One of the simplest and most effective ways to reduce stress and increase feelings of well-being is by practicing gratitude. I’ve shared […]Read More
Fall Gracefully into Balance
Depending on where you are in the world, autumn may have arrived recently. When it did, if you are the Pacific NW like I am, […]Read More
It’s Time to Celebrate!
Phoenix Rising, Powerful Women Who Rose From The Ashes To Claim Their Place launches today! We can do hard things, and this book is a […]Read More
Resolve to Be Better, Anytime!
The Jewish New Year happened this week! A friend asked me, “Do you make resolutions like at the traditional New Year?” The answer is yes, […]Read More
To Relieve Stress and Suffering, Give Yourself the Present.
Our global community is under so much stress right now. Many of us can barely remember a time when we felt light and easy and […]Read More
As Covid cases are on the rise again, many of us are feeling a new level of fear. If you live in Oregon, you are […]Read More
Sometimes the BEST thing you can do for your health is NOTHING!
Life has gotten busy again with the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions and a global release of all of the pent-up energy to get going. Are […]Read More
Release Your Burdens in 4 Steps
You may have felt the heaviness in the air lately. The extreme heat and humidity are partly to blame, but there is an energetic heaviness […]Read More
Keeping Cool the Ayurvedic Way
Here in the Pacific Northwest, we have just come through an unprecedented heatwave. Although there are hotter places on earth, we are certainly not used […]Read More
Disappointment as an Opportunity for Growth
Sometimes, even yogis with deep spiritual and meditation practices get knocked off balance by life. A wise teacher of mine once put her hands out […]Read More
Free At Home Therapy
Please join me for my Book Launch Party, I’ll be speaking about my chapter on June 8th at noon pacific time, I would love to […]Read More
Sing for Well Being
As Mental Health Awareness Month draws to a close, I hope you have increased self awareness and are noticing when you’re not feeling emotionally well. […]Read More
Your Attention Pleases
Do you ever feel unheard or unseen? Do you ever have something you want to ‘get off your chest’ but feel hesitant to share? Sharing […]Read More
Finding Your Inner Calm in Conflict
A practice to heal suffering from within. Are you getting burned out on all the conflict in the media? It feels like everything in the […]Read More
Be Aware of Mental Health
May is Mental Health Awareness month, find mental and emotional wellbeing through awareness. You may be surprised to learn that I suffer from anxiety. What? […]Read More
Get Back to Health, Your Natural Way of Being: 3 Simple Practices
Staying in touch with nature balances and heals! Ayurveda, the most ancient healthcare system, has been around for over 5000 years. During that time it […]Read More
Take Control of Your Life, Write your Own S.T.O.R.Y.
Using mindfulness to face challenges allows you the freedom to choose your path. Have you ever had second thoughts? Can you think of a time […]Read More
Hack Uncertainty in Three Simple Steps
How you can reach a decision when you need a clear head and trusted judgment and don’t have time to phone a friend: If you […]Read More
Why Anxiety NOW? How to manage…
You don’t have to suffer from anxiety, take a breath and read on: After such a difficult year, we are finally beginning to re-emerge and […]Read More
3 Simple Spring Cleansing Practices
Spring cleaning is a tradition in almost all religions and cultures. Passover, the Jewish holiday where spring cleaning is observed is described in the bible […]Read More
Equanimity at the Equinox
Learn to practice equanimity to bring calm into your life, even when things feel out of control! At the Spring equinox last weekend I thought […]Read More
A Routine Move
Recovering from the chaos of this last year will take some time and focus. With all of the changes and uncertainty, you may feel ungrounded, […]Read More
Are you overwhelmed with change right now? All of the forced changes from this past year can lead to physical, mental, and emotional imbalances. Last […]Read More
Keep The Change
It has been one heck of an interesting year. Almost everyone on the planet (!) has been affected by the pandemic. Most of us have […]Read More
Emotional Growth through Challenge, Podcast
I was fortunate enough to be interviewed again for Dr. D’s Social Network, and enjoyed another deep and meaningful conversation with the brilliant Darian Parker […]Read More
10 Day Soul Cleanse
According to the Jewish calendar, this week marks humanity’s 5780th year on this planet. Mind-boggling isn’t it? We all know 2019 years ago was not […]Read More
A beautiful conversation about relationships and unconditional love, with Dorice Horenstein on her podcast Moments of the Heart.
Please enjoy this poignant conversation about love, loss and recovery. Dorice asked me what I thought made a good relationship. My answer: conscious communication and […]Read More
The Gift and Curse of Impermanence
My mom’s yartzeit is tonight. She died 12 years ago this week, and in the Jewish tradition on the anniversary of a loved one’s death, […]Read More
Michelle goes deep into her personal journey in this poignant podcast with Dr. Darian Parker in Dr. D’s Social NetworkRead More
International Day of Yoga
It seems these days everything has a designated “day of”, from doughnuts to cake to coffee, titles, relationships, there are so many days of some […]Read More