7 Essential Steps in Resetting Your Body’s Natural Clock

Are you 35 years old but sometimes feel like you’re 95? While age is just a number, we do associate certain feelings, symptoms and diseases with different ages, and I felt like I was 90 when I was just 36. I was burned out and exhausted. I had adult acne and belly fat that just wouldn’t go away. … [Read more...]

Injured? Stressed Out? Try Yin Yoga

I'm devoting this entire article to the joys of yoga. "Why?" you ask (as if you didn't know that I'm a dedicated yoga teacher as well as a physician). There's no better way to have more resilience, flexibility and healing power than with a yoga program. And besides, I believe in using yoga to cultivate … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Treat Hormonal Headaches Naturally

Whether it’s a debilitating migraine or the dull throbbing from a stressful day, headaches have the ability to zap your energy, ruin your focus and turn your otherwise centered self into a crabby mess. As one of the most common – and vague – health conditions, headaches are generally accepted as just … [Read more...]

Food Habits: Are You A Restrictor or a Permitter?

A Restrictor and a Permitter Share a Pot of Tea: 2 Girlfriends, 2 Kitchen Bookshelves, 5 Lessons Learned  Dr. Jo Ilfeld is a favorite friend who came over to practice yoga with me last weekend. We’ve known each other since we met at a mom’s group about a decade ago. Jo was hanging out in my kitchen … [Read more...]

Make Exercise Your Meditation Too!

Meditate or exercise, why choose? Movement as a vehicle for deeper self-awareness has been a long-standing practice in many traditions such as Yoga, T’ai Chi, and Chi Gong. You can take the same principles of mindful movement into any workout. Exercise can become the way you deepen your sense of self, … [Read more...]

How to Manage PMS: The Key to Your Feminine Power

What can you do to help relieve PMS symptoms? The swollen breasts and bellies. Tears. Raging words erupting from tight throats—the ones we wish we could take back, but can’t. Ugh, PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome)! In today's article, Sara Avant Stover shares a fresh perspective and approach to managing your … [Read more...]

How to Prevent and Cure Seasonal Allergies

From the sniffling and sneezing to the red eyes and itchy nose, allergies rank high on the health misery scale. Whether you flare up from time to time or live with them chronically, allergies can make you feel rundown, foggy brained and irritable. To make matters worse, most conventional allergy … [Read more...]