self care

Introducing Reiki Into Your Self-Care Practice

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Reiki has been a powerful tool helping me regain my inner strength, gain clarity and find balance. This beautiful practice has given me so much light and is a true gift for expectant and new mothers. Reiki is a chance to slow down, quiet the mind and tap into sacred space. So, what is reiki? Reiki translates from […]

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My Morning Glow Ritual: Getting Grounded for a Great Day

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Each morning I start the day off with mindfulness. I rise up around 5:45am and sit on my soft carpet and Samaya meditation cushion. I burn sweet resin and write reflections and read something near my nightstand, usually Sufi poetry or scripture. I do some light movement and take a few minutes to meditate. I […]

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10 Things to Know about Postpartum Depression + Anxiety

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The most common complication of pregnancy is under-diagnosed and under treated. “Just under 4 million women will give birth in the United States this year (2017).*  Of that number of new mothers, nearly 20 percent, will experience some degree of postpartum depression.  “This depression is the most common complication of pregnancy. Yet many new mothers […]

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New Year, New Motto- 5 Ways to Make Time for Yourself

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With the holidays behind us and the new year ahead, excitement and anxiety are often share the same space for many new moms. The shopping, cooking, relatives visiting, travel and general end of the year hustle is over, but in the moments of reflective quiet we find ourselves already feeling like we need to “catch […]

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Our Favorite Skin Care Store Follain Comes to NYC!

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Follain is a new kind of beauty store with safe and effective skincare, hair care, cosmetics, men’s, and new mom’s products, by 60+ passionate brands. I first became acquainted with Follain at the WELL Summit in Boston, where I was delivering the keynote. Tara, the owner led a lecture about non-toxic skin care and the […]

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