New Yorker Lauren Hoffmeier is an author, yoga teacher, singer, and creator. Her first book, Mula and the Fly, is an inspiring children’s tale that reminds us all that we can achieve our dreams — if we only allow ourselves to be vulnerably shaken awake, and dive head first into that which is scary, unconventional, and seemingly impossible.
By Dr. Bianca Inirio, OTD
If you’re pregnant there’s a good chance you’re wondering about the safety of prenatal workouts and want to know, “Can I still workout?” This short guide will help you separate fact from myth about what’s safe and what’s not while growing a human being inside of you, and will help you feel more comfortable on your journey of becoming a healthy parent.
The beginning of your parenthood journey can feel like a chaotic roller coaster, especially when it comes to your emotions. Your mood is up and down and all over the place, and you seem to have little control over any of it. But feeling dysregulated in postpartum is more common than you may think and, using a simple technique called NESTS, something you can manage.
Incorporating a self-compassion practice into your parenting routine will help you to accept and navigate the intense emotions that arise in parenthood, and inspire feelings of confidence, kindness, and harmony in your family.
By Heather Snyder Ippolito
We are dynamic beings who are often in motion and relating to other people, objects, and activities. So, posture is not a single position that you hold, it is how you move your body every day — which is why it’s literally such a critical part of living a balanced life! But there are three things that hold us back from good posture.
I suspect you’re done with most of your holiday shopping, so I thought it was a good time to share with you some ideas on gifts you can give to yourself (although they’ll also make great last minute gifts for that tough-to-buy-for special person!).