Tagged: learning

The Chronic Stress Cycle

“Unless we regain the ability to notice, to save, we will be sucked ever more into unrewarding and unsustainable busyness.” -Tony Crabbe, Busy: How to Thrive in a World of Too Much Something amazing happened when I went on vacation and was just relaxing and...

Getting Down and Dirty with the Pelvic Floor

Getting Down and Dirty with the Pelvic Floor

  What do runners, weight lifters, crossfitters, and women who have given birth all have in common? Pelvic floor disorders. Both men and women have a pelvic floor and you can think of it as a sling made of muscles, ligaments, nerves and connective tissue...

Some Spicy Education

I didn’t start cooking until much later in life. To be honest, I didn’t really start cooking until the last year or so. I thought cooking was impossibly difficult and usually quit halfway through a recipe frazzled as all get out wondering how people do...

Book Nook: Since We Fell

Book Nook: Since We Fell

When I started reading this book I had zero idea that the author, Dennis Lehane, was the same author that wrote Mystic River and Shutter Island. Mystic River is one of my favorite movies due to it’s no punches pulled plot and how well you can see...

Meditation Series: Part 1

Meditation Series: Part 1

  I’ve had a lot of chronic illnesses that have cropped up over the years from anxiety to pelvic pain disorders to an impingement in my hip that needed surgery. One of the common supplemental treatments that are always suggested is meditation. I have fought tooth...

Reading Nook!

Reading Nook!

  “I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! — When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.” -Jane Austen...