3 Stress Management Strategies To Help You Weather Any Storm

Facing a Major Life Transition We sold our house and bought another. Impossible to put the ever-escalating anxiety, nerve-wracking worry, overwhelming panic and threatening despair associated with the seven words above into words and onto paper. Why does it have to be so complicated to sell a house and buy another? Here in France, it …

Misconceptions about Mindfulness

In each book I write, I write about mindfulness. It becomes difficult not to repeat myself, so in my latest book, Embracing Change - Simple Strategies to manage Stress Successfully during Transitions, I decided to write about mindfulness from a different perspective. Instead of explaining what mindfulness is, I explain what mindfulness is not: Mindfulness …

Walking, Writing and Stress Management

Walk to cope with change

After the operation, my surgeon told me that I had to take things easy for a while, so no long walks, no running and certainly no horse riding. Since I was quite determined that the 4th operation in 18 months was going to be a success, I decided to keep to the rules. I missed …

6 Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation in Midlife

Mindfulness Meditation can be beneficial to women later in life in several different ways. Mindfulness can be cultivated using a variety of methods, but for the purpose of this post, we will focus on mindfulness meditation. If you have been reading my blog for a while, you will know that mindfulness and meditation are two …