Posts by Stephanie

5 signs that you may have ‘SAD’ — and 3 things you can do about it

Let’s talk about seasonal affective disorder — also known as SAD. Let me start by saying that it’s totally possible to know the textbook symptoms of depression and not be able to recognize them in yourself. I find that a lot of my clients in the healthcare field in particular have a way of overlooking…

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Holiday Meditation Challenge: Wrapping up

Today I’m concluding the Holiday Meditation Challenge, and I hope that you’re walking away with something. Maybe you’ve re-committed to a meditation practice you’d left behind, or perhaps you’ve discovered meditation for the first time as a tool for grounding, calming and connecting to yourself. I would love to hear how your meditation practice has…

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HMC Day 20: Meditating with children

Children don’t have to be an impediment to your meditation practice! If you have a baby ages 0-1: You can meditate while holding your baby, rocking him, carrying him in an Ergo, etc. Make the baby your focal point! Stay with the physical sensations that accompany being with your child. Looking after babies is a…

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HMC Day 19: Meditation for grief

Holiday time can bring pain and comfort in equal measure. This happens in part because holidays are steeped in ritual, and each ritual houses years of vivid memories. A ritual is like a snowball, gradually increasing in size each year as more and more memories layer on top of each other. Our memories can be…

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