Mental Self-Defense after 60

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The idea that you can retain the power to stretch your mind after you hit 60 and still have the ability to mentally defend yourself against the negative influences that often pervade your consciousness powerfully increases your sense of self and well-being. Mind stretching is the process of teaching the brain a new way of […]

4 WAYS TO FIND YOUR CENTER

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Since the popularity of the modern yoga and meditation movement several decades ago, specifically the late 80s and early 90s, practitioners and gurus have focused on creating a stronger connection between the mind, body, and spirit. The mind, body, spirit connection defines your center, your true self. By knowing and understanding your center, you discover […]

5 Ways To Manage Your Expectations

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As women who have lived for over five decades, we already know that central to most problems in the human condition is the idea that you create expectations for many situations in life. It’s an emotional sink hole, highly difficult to maintain. An expectation is an assumption that something in the future will happen, or […]

Yoga: It Only Takes One To Practice

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Yoga is not only a physical practice, but it is a spiritual practice as well.  It is through my yoga practice that I am more able to stay present, to stay internally balanced, and to enjoy good health and a lean body through the principles of breath, alignment, and movements. I am now in the […]

Yoga For Seniors: It’s A State of Mind

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Seniors are taking up yoga in droves. They are finding the practice of yoga and meditation to reduce stress and bring more joy into their lives. Because yoga is designed to bring balance and health to the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual dimensions of the individual, people of all ages are finding the practice to enrich […]

Stay Positive When You’re Feeling Down

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As published in The Huffington Post Staying positive when you’re feeling down takes grit, fortitude and tenacity. We all like to think of ourselves as the woman warrior, the indomitable female the can-do girl who lives every moment with intensity and attention. But, alas, we are human and we have our down days and up […]

Autumn: Practicing Balance

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As published in Sixty and Me, October, 2016 Autumn has arrived. This is my favorite season because it is about practicing balance. It’s about making an assessment about where you are on your life’s path. Autumn is about new beginnings. Autumn is a time of questioning and a time of answering the unresolved. I always […]