Category Archives: Stress

Lavender and my Sleeping Daughter

  It has been a month since my last blog post.  I have found – like I hear from so many of my patients – that “I have no time.” My writing and  yoga practice have suffered as a result. For the past month Sophie has been on a “sleep strike” – few naps; difficult, […]

Stress, Hormones and the Female Body

Every year I write an article on how to manage stress during the holiday season.  While learning stress management tools are important, it also important to appreciate how stress affects our body and our hormones. Stress produces a hormonal response.  Whether the stress is induced by running into a tiger in the woods, as experienced […]

Managing Stress During the Holiday Season

During the holiday season, the parties, family gatherings, social obligations and need to be everything to everyone can be overwhelming and contribute to holiday stress. Managing stress during the holidays does not necessitate that we shorten our to-do list. But feelings of stress should motivate us “to do something” that may affect the way we […]