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Wellness

M.Schreiber

Housekeeping: The Body As Our Primary Residence

My garden has reached the point where complete strangers actually stop and take pictures of it. I’m not saying that out of excessive pride, I’m revealing that so you understand the jungle-like quality of a full sun garden in one of the best growing seasons in years. My zucchinis and tomatoes are almost threatening to …

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Paralysis: How Inaction Can Be Meditation

Yesterday I spent a gray day on a quiet beach in Rhode Island. I was there with a friend who moves at precisely my speed and the two of us enjoyed a very lazy, slow moving methodical day. We first walked along the beach in our street clothes and bare feet and made our way …

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Self-Forgiveness: Free May Self-Love Meditation #2

    Here is the second installment of this month’s free weekly meditations. This one is all about being gentle with one’s self and using positive affirmations instead of negative self-criticism. We are all on a journey and could use some invigorating encouragement for the progress we have already made. Self-forgiveness can be a powerful …

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Advice: Why We Take It And Why We Don’t

In the last few weeks I’ve received quite a bit of positive feedback about my latest blog posts. The fall is a hard season and barreling into this fall has brought up a lot of challenges for several of my students and patients. The message of self-appreciation and self-care seems to be important this time …

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Nourish The Yin: Embrace The Feminine, The Stillness, The Quiet

  In Chinese Medicine there are four basic substances we attempt to balance: Qi, Blood, Yin and Yang. Qi and Blood are probably obvious, qi is the energetic material component of the body and blood represents all the blood and menstrual blood of the body. Yin and yang are lesser known substances though familiar concepts. …

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Struggle: Is Fighting Circumstance Turning Tiny Problems Into Catastrophes?

I’ve been promising a blog post to several of my patients on the topic of struggle. But while I was gearing up to write it I got tremendously sick. Interesting how simply having a topic in my head invites the universe to create the environment for me to be fully inspired. Well, the universe inspired …

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