How Does My Garden Grow?

I was so relaxed last weekend that I kept wondering if that was ok. “Do you feel like this every day?” I asked Jimmy. “Is this how it feels to be relaxed? I feel dead.” “Actually, I feel like a tv set that’s turned off,” I...

Thanks

Jimmy and I cooked and hosted Thanksgiving dinner for 23 people (with help from Marcia, Sonia, Steve, Linda, Annie, Mallory, Lois, Elliot, Courtney, Carolina…thank you all!) When everyone sat down to eat, I started getting back spasms. So I went up to my...

Can Meditating Help Belly Fat?

“Fat Bellied Monkeys Suggest Why Stress Sucks” That Time Magazine headline caught my attention immediately. I’ve lost a few pounds in the last month, and I do wonder if 5 months of meditation has begun to reduce the level of stress hormones in my...

My Parasympathetic Nervous System

Who knew that I have a nervous system which balances out my fight or flight response? It’s called the parasympathetic nervous system, and according to Bob Scaer‘s book, it seems to be called the “rest and digest” system also. When I am lying on...

Meet Milton

How could I not fall in love with a man whose motto was “World peace – one body at a time?” I’m sorry I never got to meet Milton Trager. But I am thrilled to have found out about his therapy, which, to me, is the perfect way to introduce my...