Category Archives: Depression

The Transformative Power of Spring

Ever since I’ve been a student of Ayurveda, I’ve begun paying more attention to the nuances of the seasons. It has changed my life so profoundly that frankly, I want everyone else to jump on board! Just the simple act … Continue reading

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Kapha Season

According to Ayurveda, the 7,000 year-old system of mind, body, and spirit holistic health, if you’re anywhere in the world where winter is transitioning into spring, it’s Kapha season. Here in the Northeastern United States where I live, the transition … Continue reading

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Kapha Season

KAPHA is the biological water humor, also translated as phlegm. It means ‘that which holds things together.’ Kapha dosha provides substance and gives support, and makes up the bulk of our bodily tissues. It also provides our emotional support in … Continue reading

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The Heart Chakra

This is a re-post of an article I wrote last year, but the message is still the same: nurturing and loving ourselves will keep our heart open, the energy flowing, and  enable us to share that love with others. The … Continue reading

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Grieving the Loss of a Loved One

There is perhaps no greater fear that we humans have than the loss of a loved one. Many of you know that my beloved partner, Ralph, passed away unexpectedly on May 5th after a brief illness. He was my kind, … Continue reading

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A Season For Giving (to Yourself) – Again!

When I sat down to write this month’s newsletter, I had a vague feeling that my thoughts were in the same place as last year. A little checking in the archives revealed that I was right! Perhaps it’s because the … Continue reading

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Pain Management Workshop in Tribeca

Moving Beyond Pain is a two-hour workshop designed for those suffering from chronic conditions such as Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue or RA.  Coping with symptoms on a daily basis can make a person feel like they are defined by their condition.  … Continue reading

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On the Sunny Side of the Street

Add linkAdd a caption Do you remember the lyrics to this 1930′s song? “Grab your coat and get your hat                                                                                                 Leave your worry on the doorstep     … Continue reading

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