spirituality

Why Self-Care Is More Than a Day at the Spa

Despite the term “self-care” taking on a rather fluffy meaning nowadays, it’s far more empowering than most people believe. And self-care is more than a day at the spa. Yes, daily self-care goes far beyond sweating out stress in a sauna or taking a mud bath. Somewhere along the lines, self-care has gotten a luxurious…

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Mindfulness: 10 Reasons Why It’s Great for Mind and Body

If there was a simple way to improve your mind and body, would you do it? The good news is that there is a simple way! — It’s called mindfulness. Although it has taken the internet by storm, the practice of mindfulness has been around for centuries. What it all boils down to is living…

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5 Tips to Trusting Your Intuition

“You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover is yourself.” Alan Alda Over the years, clients have come into session asking me, what is the difference between my intuition and fear? I can hear and feel a…

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Rebirth After Birth Workshop Info

Just announced! Our new workshop, Rebirth After Birth Workshop, will be held in the Spring 2014 with Pediatric Sleep Consultant Brooke Nalle! Dates: 4 Sundays – March 23-April 13th, 2014 from 2-4pm. Cost: $150 with limited sliding scale available. Early sign up rate before March 1, $120. Email rebirthafterbirth@gmail.com for more information or call Melissa at…

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Shedding During The Holiday Season

During one of my favorite yoga classes, I was reminded of the meaning of the Holiday Season. With all the gift buying and preparing to see family, we often forget that this holiday is not all about attaining more ‘stuff’. What if we were able to ‘shed’ during the holiday? To be able to come…

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Learning to Let Go in the Looking for Love

We have often heard the phrase, when we stop looking for love, it finally appears. Finding a mate can be a frustrating process that can leave us disappointed, angry and sad, wondering what the heck is wrong with us?! I have found through my work as a psychotherapist, that this inquiry can also bring a…

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Allowing

In my psychotherapy practice, I encourage my clients to bring more awareness and mindfulness into their daily lives. We can so oftentimes feel rushed, scattered and onto the next thing, that we rarely enjoy what this moment has to offer. In being present, it allows us to calm down, lose some of the anxiety, and…

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