This week I had the opportunity to see Mean Girls the Musical in New York City. Because I love anything Tina Fey does, I fully expected to like it. I was wrong; I LOVED it. It contained the themes from her blockbuster movie of the same name: human sexuality, bullying, hierarchical structures of the animal kingdom, and the possibility that people can change. … [Read more...] about Mean Girls: Female Aggression Takes on New Forms in Adulthood
When I was in my 40s, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I healed it in one month without chemo, surgery, or radiation. But that’s because I knew where it had come from, why it was there, and what it was there to teach me. But I am getting ahead of myself. Let me start from the beginning. … [Read more...] about Cancer Teaches Many Lessons to Those Who are Ready to Learn Them.
If you're very mucousy, then go off dairy, sugar, and grains. Find out what your dosha type is, and individualize a little bit closer; you could go by your symptoms as well. … [Read more...] about Springtime Brings Hay Fever! (Part II)
Spring is in the air and, for a lot of people, so is hay fever. If you're one of those people that has a hard time transitioning between the seasons, then this is for you. … [Read more...] about Spring Fever Leading to Hay Fever? (Part I)
Most women that are sexually active and engage in oral sex experience that niggling anxiety about their smell and taste at some point. Let’s face it, ladies, it’s true. When I first wrote this article, I got feedback from several male patients and friends that this is often true for men too. … [Read more...] about Foods That Change Your Smell (and Taste) Down There.
Ayurveda is the 5,000-year- old sister science of yoga. Translated literally, the word Ayurveda means "science of life." Thousands of years ago, the ancient sages, or rishis, of India knew we were not all the same person. In fact, they created an exquisite framework for determining our physical, mental, emotional and spiritual uniqueness. These constitutional types, or doshas, are known as vata, pitta and kapha. We are all born with our own unique mix of these three doshas. When they are out of balance, it will show up on your skin, in your body, and through the amount of energy you have. … [Read more...] about The Ancient Science of Ayurvedic Face Mapping