Tuesday, October 25, 2016


As part of the weekly Wednesday posting of my ongoing YouTube series “Body Empowerment,” here’s “Breathing (Body Empowerment 58)” originally posted May 21, 2012, on YouTube.com by Caroline Rothstein. This video addresses and explores the importance of breathing and the breath as a coping mechanism in times of triggering anxiety or negative thought patterns. About BODY EMPOWERMENT: Founded […]

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

Graciously re-posted courtesy of Gurze Publications. When I interviewed Dr. Craig Johnson of the Eating Recovery Center in Denver in 2010, he told me a surprising statistic: “The average adolescent patient coming in for eating disorder treatment is reporting an average of 4.2 hours of sleep per night.” According to the National Sleep Foundation, teens […]


This fabulous Guest-Post is graciously submitted by Anne-Sophie Reinhardt. Living in a world that is so focused on performance, looks and competition with others, we often forget to breathe. By breathing, I don’t mean the the process that moves air in and out of the lungs, but the art of taking the time to concentrate […]

Breathe to Relieve Stress!

December 8, 2011 by  
Filed under Featured, Mindfulness, Yoga

You’d never think it, but breathing exercises are great (and easy) ways to manage stress, stay balanced and find more joy in life.  Here are a few fun facts that might help you take a moment to breathe even deeper next time …  (Excerpts borrowed from my Eating Disorder Recovery Yoga blog and Healthy Selfitude) Benefits […]

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