BlogBadass Body Wisdom for mature women
Having a good night’s sleep is one of those things that is essential to our well-being. Sleep well and you are in a good mood, upbeat, productive, alive. Don’t have it and you are likely to be crabby, unfocused, exhausted unhappy. In fact in Ayurveda, sleep is one of the three pillars of health which means it is essential for a healthy body and a well-functioning mind. If you have ever had trouble sleeping you know what I am talking about, whether that is trouble falling asleep, staying asleep or waking up too early.read more
The other day I soaked my eyes in oil. But why in the world would I do such a kooky thing? Here it goes: The sense organs are your window to the world. Because you have senses you experience life. You taste, feel, see, touch and hear things. The sum total of…read more
Here is a recipe I made up on the fly yesterday, just opening my cupboards. I wanted a small side dish that was satisfying yet not overbearing.read more
Have you ever wondered why your experience of menopause is so intense while your girlfriend just seems to be cruising through it or vice versa? Why is one of you struggling with hot flashes, intense mood swings, anxiety, and heart palpitations while the other isn’t?…read more
In most American families dinner is the main meal of the day. It is either heavy or late, in some cases both. If you think that’s not you, pause and think again.… 90% of my clients agree it applies to them but only after pausing and contemplating. First, let’s define…read more
The message of the mainstream media has sunk in. Diet is important to our health. It can make us fat or skinny. It can bring radiant health or cause heart disease (or cancer, or dementia, or xyz). It can make us energetic or lethargic. Diet is important at some level….read more
Have you ever tried to change a habit and failed miserably? Think… Exercising more, giving up coffee or eating less sugar? If you are anything like me or my clients you probably have. Many people struggle to change habits… and it is not surprising because habits are…read more
Society Has the treatment plan backward… for menopause There is nothing inherently pathological or bad about menopause. Menopause is a natural transition in a woman’s life … yes, the emphasis is on NATURAL. It’s just a transition time that, because it brings with it…
It is so hot outside I can’t go barefoot anywhere..… The ground is so blazingly hot. I am writing this in the midst of a California heat wave.
Of course, preventing my feet from getting burnt is easy, just put on shoes for god’s sake… and do stay inside within the confines of air conditioned rooms.
However, it is hardly avoidable to soak up some of that hot air internally… after all, we do have to go outside at some point. If you experience the same you might want to follow my lead and feed yourself with cooling things.
And here is the #1 reason why that is so…. When I first took a deep plunge into the topic of menopause, I thought to myself: Wouldn’t it be nice to share a positive quote around menopause with my women clients. Well, the issue was, such a positive quote was hard to…read more
According to webMD.com, the majority of American women in their menopausal years are experiencing hot flashes some years before, during and some years after menstruation ends. While hot flashes are common during a woman’s menopausal years, they surely aren’t normal….
Hot flashes have become known as the hallmark of perimenopause and menopause. I don’t know about you, but if I wasn’t in the tropics and experienced sudden, intense heat in my body, I wouldn’t be too happy. Some women report sweating so much their clothes are soaked….
I recently came upon this wonderful story. ! It is a story of the power inside of you. The story goes like this: The creator gathered all of Creation and said: “I want to hide something from the humans until they are ready for it. It is the realization that they…
Nothing is worse than being sick around holidays. Finally some time off and then …. grrrr. December through February is the major flu season in the US, but can hit as early as October and go as late as May. Has it gotten you yet? Hope you were or are being spared. I…
Back in my 20s, I was an avid athlete. I lived in Jackson Hole, Wyoming and was biking, skiing and hiking pretty much every day. On occasion I would go climbing, bike touring or backpacking too. I thought I was really healthy. I remember standing in front of a…
All summer I was on this habitual eating pattern of blueberry-greens smoothie in the morning, salad with some kind of protein for lunch and a simple snack for dinner. Then one day about 3 or 4 weeks ago I woke up and thought: It’s time for soups! Just like that, from…
If you are a health conscious individual you are likely trying your best to eat right, exercise well, and take the right vitamins and herbs. One day you hear new research on the radio about vitamin X and food Z and you think “I should probably eat more of that too …