a reflection on taking breaks & hello We're familiar with coveted coffee, lunch and bathroom breaks during work days. (Okay, maybe not our teachers - which is insane and has to change! I see you, teachers!) Alas, we're also accustomed to the concepts of maternity leave and sick leave which, ideally, provide essential time for… Continue reading first blog post
Photo by Tangerine Newt on Unsplash Burnout is categorized by fatigue, depersonalization and a decreased sense of efficacy or achievement. It has been primarily studied in the workplace, but is beginning to be talked about in other settings. What can we do about it? The answer is in recovery practices. Research on burnout tells us… Continue reading Oh Hey, Burnout – Can We Talk?
A well-selected homeopathic remedy shifts one's susceptibility to react to their environment in a particular way and catalyzes healing. There are over 2,000 homeopathic remedies. Technically, a homeopathic remedy is a substance derived from the natural world that has been highly diluted and succussed (or vigorously shaken). The medicine itself usually comes in either a… Continue reading Homeopathy 101
Countless unposted posts have been written on my heart and soul since August 19th, 2022: my 37th birthday and our beautiful son Teddy's transition day. I was 15 weeks plus one day along in my pregnancy with Teddy when I miscarried. Click pictures to see captions on desktop. Reflecting now on the last six months,… Continue reading The Medicine of Embodiment Amidst Pain
"What is good to take for sleep?" "How about night sweats?" People often ask questions like these and expect simple answers. Turns out, the answer is simple in a sense, but it's not usually what they expect! Furthermore, it's not possible to answer these kinds of questions quickly - a lot of investigation is needed… Continue reading The Therapeutic Order