Does Your Garden Need Pruning?

Does Your Garden Need Pruning?

What you practice really does strengthen those circuits in your brain, according to some recent breakthrough findings about how the brain makes space to build newer and stronger connections. But our ability to learn is more than building and strengthening neural connections. It’s in our ability to break down the old ones, or “synaptic pruning” […]

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Retrain Your Brain

Retrain Your Brain

There’s more proof that visualizing can train the brain for the actual performance. In other words, thoughts produce the same mental instructions as actions!  Isn’t that amazing to consider? This might be more impactful if you take a look at what’s on your mind the most.  Where do you put most of your focus on […]

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Is It Time For YOU Yet?

Is It Time For YOU Yet?

Has another change of season made you wonder what happened to those goals you listed just a few months ago? Do you keep procrastinating, putting your health on the backburner? Do you slip in and out of motivation without sticking to anything?   What usually gets lost in the shuffle, especially for women, is our […]

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It’s Not Entirely About the Sugar

It’s Not Entirely About the Sugar

  I love sugar detoxes. I do them whenever I feel I’ve gone overboard. I go overboard a lot. So I plan a few weeks of no-sugar to get out of the habit.   Here are the things I’ve learned after doing so many detoxes: –Mentally, it’s much harder than it really is, which explains […]

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A Love Letter to My Body

A Love Letter to My Body

Dear Body   This is my first letter to you. After 48 years in existence together, I am just starting to realize how little I acknowledge you, not only for your diligence in healing, but also for your persistent ability to carry this troublemaking brain so far in our life.   I remember when we […]

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What Works Better Than the Pursuit of Happiness?

What Works Better Than the Pursuit of Happiness?

  “Here is the secret to a happier life: Because of the way your brain operates, the pursuit of gratitude and compassion will make you happier than the pursuit of happiness.”        

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