Tag Archives: relax

How To Get Your Juices Flowing

Do you know what it feels like to be “in the flow”? You may have even used the phrase without knowing its origins. A famous theorist and author with a hard-to-pronounce name changed my life. If you haven’t already read … Continue reading

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Add Years To Your Life

We travel to Manhattan all the time, but this was our first MetroNorth and NYC Subway ride, leading to a lovely outing in SoHo visiting galleries, cafés, and my favorite old haunt, Washington Square Park. Then a walk all the … Continue reading

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Unbridled Relaxation

My husband wanted to sign up for a massage package. “Wouldn’t that be frivolous?” I said. But, after the massage I had this morning, I’m reconsidering. I pay $64 a month for my gym membership, plus parking and babysitting. I … Continue reading

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Sticks and Stones, Thunder and Chocolate

Is it just me? All women? I hate to rush. It drives me bonkers. In my estimation, I have a really high threshold for stress. But rushing rattles my nerves. Once I’m rattled, it’s hard to chill down. We end … Continue reading

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60 to Zero

When I met my husband, my screen name was HiTechLuvr. (His was UpInBoogieDown, a Brooklyn boy living in the Bronx.) I love gadgets and gizmos, Popular Science and Engadget.com, and once had my letter to the editor published in WIRED. … Continue reading

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The Big Reveal

I was in Florida with the baby since Wednesday, and there was no need to wear sunscreen. The norm was cloudy and 60F. We visited the mall once, and ate at different places, or cooked up delicious food at home, … Continue reading

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The Tea Leaves Speak

I did something tonight that I haven’t done in a long time. I took a bath. I added TerrAmazon Bath Tea. Toward the end, when I achieved relaxation and was ready to let the water drain, I held perfectly still. … Continue reading

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