I Found the Cure for the Birthday Blues

I always cry on my birthday. And I really don’t even know why. And that’s hard to admit as someone as introspective as I am. I like to know myself. And I really can’t put a finger on this one. But this year, while I probably will still cry [read as: already have] I am [...]

By |2014-07-15T18:50:52-04:00July 15th, 2014|Mind|0 Comments

My Super-Secret Exercise History…

...or How I Discovered that Movement is My Medicine When I was in high school, I ran-walked the mile in the Presidential fitness test in just over fourteen minutes. I played on the tennis team where our conditioning drills amounted to a few suicides and a run around the backstops of the three softball fields [...]

By |2013-07-19T08:25:01-04:00May 7th, 2013|Body, Mind|0 Comments

3 Easy Steps to Bust Relationship Anxiety

What’s it like to be in the thick of relationship anxiety?   Not only is the honeymoon over but it’s like you’ve returned from that honeymoon to a landscape you don’t even recognize with a travel companion who looks like a stranger. You find yourself standing on Mars, reaching to touch the face of someone [...]

By |2013-04-23T12:33:30-04:00April 23rd, 2013|Mind, Relationships|0 Comments

Get Closer to My Pain?!

I used to be a horrible patient. When I fell running over knotted tree roots when I was about six years old and got a cluster of splinters in my elbow, my father had to chase me around the house just to take a tweezer to the affected area. When I had to go to [...]

By |2013-07-19T08:24:33-04:00April 16th, 2013|Mind|0 Comments