Category Archives: Stress Reduction

Meet Midwife Mariposa Oxenburg

At age 19, Mariposa Oxenburg, Certified Nurse Midwife, first witnessed a friend give birth naturally in a hospital, assisted by a nurse-midwife and a professional midwife acting as her Doula. “It was the most beautiful thing I’d ever seen,” Mari … Continue reading

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Dr. Ann West Interview For Glastonbury Radio

Recently I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Dr. Ann West on her show Truth From the Source on Glastonbury Radio, wherein I had the opportunity to explain in greater detail exactly what holistic approach means when working with … Continue reading

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The Baby Chase

If your new year intention is to get pregnant and you’re having some challenges with female or male infertility, read on. I just read The Baby Chase about Holly Finn’s ordeal with numerous unsuccessful attempts at in-vitro fertilization and which … Continue reading

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Neuro Science Technology For Entertainment & Real Life

In August I attended the Seventh Annual Topanga Film Festival which showcased neuro science technology in exploring the biology of creativity with mental and emotional reactions in cinema. It is amazing the direction of film is taking and in a … Continue reading

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Gratitude Is A Multi-Sensory Experience

Nature is always the best teacher, healer and source of inspiration. In my holistic approach to health, wellness, stress reduction and personal growth, I always encourage my clients to integrate time in nature into their routines. Now that we are … Continue reading

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De-Stress in the Desert

There is nothing like a trip to the open desert to relax and free one’s mind from the pressures and stress of city life. My favorite desert destination is a remote natural oasis on the fringes of Death Valley where … Continue reading

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Natural Pregnancy vs ART

A recent visit to my gynecologist office re-aquainted me with infertility issues so many couples are faced with and has inspired me to follow up with a long time desire to offer a holistic stress reduction training for couples having … Continue reading

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Retreats Are Great, But What About Daily Life?

“When I go on a personal growth workshop, I get really inspired and charged up about all the new exercise and diet intentions I set for myself, but then once home and back in my day-to-day routine, my initial motivation … Continue reading

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Music That Inspires

Remember the 1993 study published in Nature by Rauscher that claimed listening to Mozart makes you smarter? Well, for the last 15 years scientists at the University of Vienna have been discussing this alleged performance-enhancing effects of listening to classical … Continue reading

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What to do before finals?

      Improving your academic, test score and overall performance is much more than knowing the right answers. In my experience over the last eight years helping law students pass the California State Bar Exam, the key lies in  a … Continue reading

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