When my mother passed away I had not had the opportunity to be close to death very often. My maternal grandmother lived to be 101, and I was with her the week of her passing. My mother was 85 and her passing was a long journey. She had some serious … [Read more...] about Death or Rebirth?
Parents and clients have been asking me if I they should get the flu shot. From my own research, I have learned that there is no way the drug companies can determine what strain of the flu will actually arise during flu season. In order to get their … [Read more...] about What About the Flu Shot?
When I was in my early twenties Our Bodies, Ourselves took the country by storm. There were groups of women forming for the purpose of learning about our bodies! We learned about all kinds of unimaginable things like sex, birth control, self exams … [Read more...] about Chicago Women’s Health Center: A Hidden Jewel
Let’s face it, we live in a fear-based culture. I blame the media. Most advertising is fear based. We are exposed to hundreds of ads a day and are constantly being reminded, manipulated and coerced. We also live lives that are removed from death and … [Read more...] about Focus on Wellness
Guest blogger Lela Beem, founder of Grateful Yoga and Prenatal and Postnatal Kripalu Yoga Teacher in Evanston and the North Shore, talks about her path and her passion for prenatal yoga and more. My interest in working with new families started … [Read more...] about Prenatal & Postnatal Kripalu Yoga Teacher Lela Beem