Relaxation is a necessity

After months and months of not listening to my body after my daughter was born, I suffered an extreme burn out. Time went by and I finally began to recover, my anxiety had lessened and my vitality was increasing. As soon as I started to feel better, I began to put...

Relaxation by letting go of comparison

Mom’s please stop comparing yourselves to others, especially as it relates to being a mom. Every person chooses to spend their time and energy differently, some moms prioritize planning perfectly themed birthday parties while others push to be bikini ready 6 months...

Knowing your values brings you more relaxation

The challenge with being a mom is that there are so many different ways, opinions and quite frankly judgements about the “right” way to do things. We often got lost in long to do lists that actually do not reflect our own values for ourselves or for our families. For...

Letting go of guilt around relaxation

All mom’s feel guilt, the stakes are high and we want what is best for our children. We have set out to do what is right, best and will most benefit our precious ones. For many mom’s when we perceive ourselves not doing, acting nor being in line with this intention we...

5 ways to uncover your values

Now that you have a better sense of what you value (see previous blogs) and you can see and feel the positive impact this has on you and your family, the challenge will be to hold true to your beliefs under external expectations and pressures.  Here are 5 tips to help...

Are you burnt out?

Moms are bombarded with both internal and external expectations, pressures and judgments about how to live their lives. So many of us find ourselves trying to do it all and making choices that do not reflect our own inner values in an attempt to meet these unrealistic...

Relax at home spa treatments #1

A castor oil pack can help with a variety of ailments like constipation, pms, detoxification, inflammation. You are going to need castor oil which is available at any health food store, a piece of white fabric, a plastic bag and a heating pad. Apply a 3-5 of...

Relax at home spa treatments #2

I often recommend dry brushing and contrast showers to my patients. It's fantastic for daily detoxification, boosting metabolism and even strengthening immune health. You will need a dry brush with natural bristles or a loofah. Before you get in the shower, brush your...