Autumn in the northeast is a time when once green leaves change color — first brilliant and then muted shades of reds, oranges, yellows, and browns — and drift to the ground. Autumn seems a natural time to think about aging. Here in Western Massachusetts, October and November are marked by maturation and change, especially… Continue reading The Surprising Health Fears I Hear From Women
Nature is much on my mind these days. Actually, always. But right now especially, because where I live winter is trying to give way to springtime, and that always stirs me. Eager for sunshine and color, I love watching the first snowdrop flowers open their droopy, white bells; silvery and reddish buds begin to… Continue reading Boost Your Health With Nature
If you’re reading this, you’re likely someone for whom good sleep is not a reliable bed partner. Are you feeling discouraged about the way you’re sleeping is affecting your sense of wellbeing? If yes, I relate. Sometimes it feels as though there’s a conspiracy of obstacles to a good night’s rest, and no matter what… Continue reading Tips for Improving Sleep
Sleep deficiency, particularly for those of us for whom sleep tends to be elusive, slipping out into the night like a cat in search of a mouse, can be a tricky truth to acknowledge. Often we get by with whatever snatches of sound slumber sneak into our vigils of wakefulness. We get used to functioning… Continue reading Sleep Matters!
I’ve been thinking a lot recently about physical energy. Women have come to me with concerns about their lack of it. And personally, not so long ago, I too grappled with more than my share of feeling worn out, without sufficient oomph to sustain my commitments to work and family. In fact, that’s really what… Continue reading Physical Energy and Sleep