Time and Care for Your One Precious Life

Most women in midlife were raised to care for everyone around them but themselves.. We believe that it’s our duty to always take care of everything and for everyone at all times. Thus, making ourselves a priority many times doesn’t even occur or it is a last thought.

Growing up, many of us are raised to think that as women, we are responsible to put the well-being of others before our own. Many women I have spoken to believe it is selfish or self-absorbed to take time for self-care.

As women, we are capable of a lot of things. We are strong, brave, and born fighters. But we can only do so much. Our capabilities rely greatly on our physiological and emotional health and the care for our health. And if we do not see the importance of putting ourselves first, the consequences on our health can be severe.


There are many factors that some may say are hindering them to fully take the time to care for themselves. Lack of time, fear of being judged as selfish, lack of...

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The Major Benefits of Meditation

 

Meditation is one of the key tools that I have used both personally and professionally as a psychotherapist.

I know..many say that they can't meditate..that it is too hard, too boring, or they don't understand why it is so beneficial for both psychological and physical health. I read an article recently about a study that showed that midlife adults who meditated regularly had the brain comparable to a 25 year old. That is significant.

In my experience I have used mediation to work with depression, anxiety, panic attacks, emotional eating issues, addiction, couples counseling and communication.

I understand personally that meditation in the beginning can be challenging. Some traditions call the beginning "monkey mind."  But there are a variety of mediations. I use creative meditations and mindfulness, moving meditations, as well as meditations that are designed for this century and all that we grapple with. 

Mediation has been scientifically proven to extend your life span...

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