It's every prospective mother's worst nightmare: something will go wrong at birth, landing her baby in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). As often as this nightmare never comes true, there are some mothers for whom it becomes a reality. The NICU is a terrifying place. From the constant beeping of machines to the uncertainty of what will happen next, it's easy for moms … [Read more...] about A Mother’s Guide to Surviving the NICU
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The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. - Gandhi What’s the worst thing anyone has ever done to you? Have you forgiven them yet? We’ve all had painful experiences that leave us feeling confused, angry and hurt - sometimes for years or a lifetime Yes, it’s hard to forgive, but it might actually be harder not to: ongoing Stanford … [Read more...] about The One Skill That Will Help You Live Your Best Life
Meet Robin Wahl - a truly inspiring lady who lost 70 pounds and changed her life for the better. How did she do it? Read on for her story: "I've been overweight all of my life. As a night shift paramedic and mother of five; at 37 years old, I smoked over a pack of cigarettes a day; I drank more than I should and I weighed 260 pounds. I was on depression medications and my … [Read more...] about Robin: I Lost 70 Pounds!
I have had the absolute joy of giving birth three times. Although I have other secret weapons for labor and delivery, I believe this one is the most important for managing pain, preventing panic or anxiety, and maintaining adequate oxygenation, no matter what type of birth you are planning. The secret weapon is simple: Your breath. Over my almost 20 years of practice in … [Read more...] about Labor & Delivery Yoga: Better Birth is Only a Breath Away
I'm going with the rhythm of the people. You asked. I answered. Summer's around the corner. Bathing suit season is almost upon us. The weather is improving. Comfort food is out. HEALTHY FOOD is in. But the truth is, now is usually the time we try and bust a move. Our snug jeans from the winter months of delicious pastas and warm cream soups cannot be hidden anymore under … [Read more...] about Top 7 Foods To Keep You Fit