Tag Archives: Self care

Do You Know What’s in Your Shampoo?

After its recent hiatus, the Environmental Working Group’s Skin Deep cosmetics safety database is back up and running! Check out the safety of your favorite products, from deodorant to toothpaste, and baby and mens products. I checked and found most things … Continue reading

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A Perspective on Walking Meditation

I thought this post by the person who inspired our current meditation challenge was a wonderful way of capturing what I was trying to say about resolutions in the previous post… http://rococonnor.wordpress.com/2013/01/02/year-2-week-1/ How did the first day of your commitment … Continue reading

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Resolute Self Compassion

It’s that time of year again – New Year’s resolutions that bud in December and fade by February, forgotten by March. Resolution is a form of resolute. Webster defines resolute as “marked by firm determination”, and lists some of its … Continue reading

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Guided Meditation by Christopher Germer

Hi All, Seems like I’ve been talking a lot about self-compassion this week – with clients, in meditation group, and working on it for myself, as well. I am amazed at the changes that have occurred with a simple shift … Continue reading

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The Quest for Perfect Health (Control)

Having spent a great deal of my life trying to cope with everything from allergies, to headaches, stomachaches, gluten intolerance, and now Hashimoto’s, I’ve read and searched a great deal about health – pretty much ever since there’s been an … Continue reading

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How “Common Sense” Advice Causes Health Problems

I wanted to share this info because I have recently discovered that I have a blooming thyroid issue, and I have recently induced some positive changes by following simple advice from Matt Stone – “ditch the drinking”. This is based … Continue reading

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Good Reasons to Take Relaxation Seriously

I recently ran across this excellent description of what happens with your autonomic nervous system and how it affects your body and brain under chronic stress from the Wisebrain website. The website is a nonprofit effort of Rick Hanson and … Continue reading

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