Mind Body Connection

Honoring Your Individuality; Embracing Motherhood

As a mother, you know there is truth to the saying, "If Mama ain't happy, ain't nobody happy."

When you are experiencing burn-out or high stress, your children feel it and respond by acting out, which sets off a vicious circle of household tension and general unhappiness. One of the chief contributors to stress for mothers of young children is their loss of a sense of individuality More...


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Time The Rare Commodity That Mothers Crave

Few things in the world offer more fulfillment than being a mom, but you’d also be hard pressed to find a job more demanding of your time. So if you lay your head down at night wishing there were more hours in the day, fear not, many moms share your thoughts. To help you get more done, try some of the simple time management and multi-tasking techniques outlined below More...


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Self Care for the Mother's Body and Soul

I was once a young woman, a mother with a houseful of noisy children. Today, I am going to tell you what I wish someone had told me all those years ago:

Take care of yourself.

It is that simple, really. We women are like canteens. One child has an ear infection while another is throwing a temper tantrum in the middle of Target, and a few drops of water are poured from that canteen More...


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Releasing the Spirit from the Deep Freeze

Many of us have learned to put the needs of others before our own. That is understandable when we have children, elderly parents, even business clients who need our care. It is understandable, but not necessarily healthy. Perhaps as the deep freeze of winter begins to thaw and the long nights become shorter we can all find better ways to consider our own needs, to provide self-care. If you naturally recoil at the idea, you’re not alone More...

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Anonymous says:
February 25, 2014 at 2:31 PM
I like this article.Mary Cook

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What Color is Your Culinary Palette?

By February, the winter doldrums can truly have set in. Natural light levels may be low, temperatures even lower and just making your way to work or school can be a a study in drudgery…or is it trudgery? Once you get home, it’s time to regroup, de-stress and replenish body, mind and soul. Mealtime is prime time to jumpstart the process More...


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