A Story of Motherhood and Gaining Weight. And Pushing 40. I got pregnant with my first child at the ripe age of 37. I had him at 38. Gone was my slim body. But I did not care. I was in denial for a very, very long time, about the fact that I had put … More Easy Weight Loss. As in… Go Easy. On Yourself!
It will soon be a year since I last posted an article on this site. I have kept an eye on it, but finding the time to write (or the mental energy) was an entirely different story. I decided to be good to myself and focus on what was happening in my life, without stretching … More Bubbles in the Back Yard, an Update and Future Projects
Is it hard for you to relax? I know… for me too… and for millions of people suffering from all manners of stress and tension. It is really difficult, it seems, to walk around with my body in a relaxed state, muscles lean and smooth, stomach not sucked in. Most days, when I take the … More Deep Relaxation: 2 Steps, 5 Body Parts, One Quick Exercise for Stress Relief
Quora.com Question: How should I gain my self esteem back? Last 2 months I got rejection every scholarship and job which I applied and I kinda feel loser and it kinda leads to depression. Before that, I had a wonderful year which I won two scholarships and felt very confident but suddenly things didn’t work … More Quora Question: How should I gain my self esteem back?
A few years ago I was walking downtown Bucharest with a colleague from the private school where we were both teaching English as a Second Language. We were taking in the sites and, because it was a very hot summer afternoon, we chose the terrace of a small bistro to sit and have a cool … More Tender loving self-care – or how to keep your own fur glossy
Amusement is what you feel when something in the world tickles you on the inside. It means that all is well, even if for a very brief moment. So do not discount it. It’s better than an apple a day. Why don’t they say “A chuckle a day keeps the doctor away”? Christine To subscribe … More Amusement is what you feel when…
Some people swear by affirmations. They credit them with their success, with shifting attitudes, moods and lifestyles. They do seem like a good idea: repeating something over and over and over, until SOMETHING inside of you starts to believe what you are saying and then… gets to work on it. The thing is… that never … More Affirmations not working? Try saying them to your inner child!
In my early twenties I found myself in the emergency room of a large – and very reputable – Los Angeles hospital. Even though I was young and relatively healthy, I found myself struck with a host of strange physical symptoms: I had numbness in my hands, tingling in my legs, headaches and a general … More When intuition calls: how to follow the whispers of your inner knowingness
When my son was very little and didn’t have much awareness about his surroundings, he wasn’t afraid of going to the doctor. That was before the age of, say, one. This is not to say that in his first twelve months of life he wasn’t feeling scared in certain environments or of certain people – … More When sadness strikes out of the blue: or how to deal with a case of the pre-emptive blues
To be able to say how much you love is to love but little. Francesco Petrarch Francesco Petrarch was an Italian poet and scholar who lived between 1304 and 1374. He is considered one of the initiators of 14th century Renaissance. To be completely honest, I knew OF him but, until two weeks ago, … More New love, mature love, ageless love, timeless love: Francesco Petrarch vs. Married Life