What Is the Mind/Heart Connection? Part 2 PODCAST

Part 2 of The Dr Karen Health Show Podcast series on The Mind/Heart Connection. In this episode, Dr Karen reviews her 4 “M’s” of building resilience and positive psychological health. Can you guess what they are? Mindfulness, like meditation, is linked to better heart health Movement Music Meaningful Social Connections In this episode I discuss […]

Navigating Difficult Emotions on My Birthday

Having a birthday during the pandemic triggered a lot of emotion for me. This was NOT what I was expecting on my birthday….. but none of what we are experiencing was expected! Somehow the “occasion” of celebrating a birthday unleashed emotions I had been storing. How are you doing with navigating your mental and emotional […]

Finding Meaningful Moments in Times of Loss

Yesterday I was listening to a Brene Brown Podcast. It was about grief and finding meaning. I was spellbound! Grief expert David Kessler spoke about what he’s learned about love, loss, and finding meaning and applied it to what we are all experiencing now. In my recent blog HERE I shared the five stages of […]

Dealing With Depression– Tips to Try

Recent years have seen a shocking increase in antidepressant use the world over, with 1 in 4 women starting their day with medication. These drugs have steadily become the panacea for everything from grief, irritability, panic attacks, to insomnia, PMS, and stress. But the truth is, what women really need can’t be found at a pharmacy.

The Weight of Grief

After a few weeks of traveling, getting on  the scale was scary today. It was a dreaded moment because I could feel the difference in my body and felt the extra weight. I feel the weight of grief from going back home to Australia for my brother’s death and I am ready to RESET my […]