Holiday Rhythms to Manage Stress and Anxiety

Lying in the dark on my sweat-soaked mat, I tried to quiet my mind during the closing moments of yoga class.  A regular practice of most yoga classes, I didn’t…

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6 Anxiety-Apprehending Strategies for More Peace

Continuing my journey to manage overwhelming anxiety this fall, I realized the first 8 steps were a starting point but incomplete.  I texted my counselor and asked to push up…

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Rediscover Joy in the Hectic Holiday Season— Christmas Encounters of the Close Kind

While madly rushing about attempting to conquer my lengthy Christmas to-do list, All I want for Christmas plays in the background, bringing with it thoughts of the culture’s me mentality. I…

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Christmas Encounters of the Close Kind: Rediscovering the Possibility of the Impossible

She stared at her expanding belly with a mixture of wonder and disbelief. Her pregnancy, while undeniable, swelled with impossibility. After all, she had never known a man intimately. “Why…

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Destress, Declutter & Rediscover Wonder this Holiday Season

How do the holidays fit you? Like a glove? A suit and tie, a festive party dress, comfy PJ's? Or a straight-jacket? My love affair with the holidays began early,…

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