When you put yourself first…

This is not a post about the importance of self-love and self-care because I know how important that is and I have tried to do more of this consciously all my adult life. This is a message about necessity… What happens when you stop? Do the dishes get done, does the dog get walked and fed? Do the children have … Read More

Why the word SHOULD is so damaging…

(Inspired by recent conversations with patients) I don’t know what I don’t know. I can’t take action on what I don’t understand, yet I hold myself to often impossible standards. Like anything new, once I learn it I become really excited. I realize I have been living with a blind eye to a certain set of ideals or some information … Read More

Authenticity Matters

Maintaining all of the relationships in our lives can be overwhelming. We have commitments to family members, co-workers, extended family, our children’s friends, teachers and coaches. So many people, even for us extroverts it can be tiring! I have spoken to so many of my patients this week who are finding the world hard to swallow. The news, media and … Read More

Are you Getting what you Need? A Mental Health Case

I taught a webinar last night, sharing why we are all so overloaded , why so many women have adrenal fatigue and the treatment and strategies to help “Burnout Syndrome.” One of the questions at the end of the webinar has prompted this post. The discussion was how do we as women tend to our needs and make ourselves a priority. … Read More