managing sensitivity

Managing High Sensitivity

They see too much. They feel too much. “It is like feeling with 50 fingers instead of 10,” comments Dr. Judith Orloff, a New York Times best-selling author, leading American psychiatrist, empath, and author of The Empath’s Survival Guide: Life Strategies for Sensitive People. One of the greatest advantages of living in the 21st century …

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back to school

Back to School with Meditation, and More!

It’s that time of year here in the US—kids are back in school! A great way parents and teachers can prepare them for all the challenges that will come their way—tests, extra-curriculars, bullying, time management, study habits and skills—gain relief from stress, and increase their mental powers is introducing them to the power of meditation …

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What Headaches Can Do to Your Productivity

157 million—that is the number of workdays lost due to migraine. When relentless headaches come knocking, the days can become a blur. Along with the physical pain, the loss of ability to perform at work or participate in favorite activities can take a toll on our mental and emotional well-being, particularly when headaches are chronic. …

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Standing Mediation

A Standing Meditation for Self-Care

A student of mine, a freelance writer named Georgia, recently told me about her journey to self-love. As is the case for many freelancers, Georgia’s workload ebbed and flowed, and flowed particularly high when she felt the fear of financial pressure. A few years ago, Georgia explained to me, she took on too much work as a way to pay her bills and fend off acute future anxiety about money troubles. As soon as the work piled up, Georgia’s life became much less healthy — and it took her some time to notice the cycle she was caught in.