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6 Step Relaxation Practice

  1. Get Comfortable.
  2. Close your eyes.
  3. Relax your muscles from toe to head.
  4. Breathe in and breathe out a word that feels ‘right’ for you. (ie. Breathe in ‘ease’ – Breathe out ‘flow’.)
  5. 10-20 minutes. Sense and feel your process of relaxation.
  6. No judgement. Let your process occur at it’s own pace.

And practice. You’ll find the more you do it, the more familiar you get with your process – and it may come quicker and quicker.

Here’s a short vid on the 6 Step Relaxation Practice. Let me know how it goes.

Also, the free Holiday Survival Master Class is in one week. Click here to sign up.

Much peace, Sarah


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Stress – Stress Response & Chronic Stress

Your soma – body, mind and spirit – reacts beautifully to stress. The problem is, it doesn’t hold up well when we don’t come down from the stressor. It adapts for a time, but wasn’t designed to handle it long-term.

Learn more by clicking here – Stress Response Chronic Stress Vlog

If you’d like to learn more, click here to sign up for my Holiday Survival Master Class – 1/2 hour. TOOLS to help. Saturday, December 16 9:00 am central. It’ll get taped and sent, so if you want to check it out, sign up.

Peace, Sarah

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Stress & The Body

There are physical effects of stress in the body that go along with fight or flight. In our multi-part series on stress during the holidays, learn first what happens to the body when stress starts.

Click here for the info.

Click in the sidebar for the Holiday Survival Guide – lots of tools to help your body, mind and spirit.

Or, sign up for my Holiday Survival Master Class. It’s December 16 at 9:00-9:30 am central. If you can’t ‘attend’ a copy will be dropped in your inbox. Sign up here.

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Depression – Part One

IMG_20171205_140309945It’s hard for me to look back there. My divorce was a painful time that involved a great deal of shame. I didn’t just end my marriage, I took an Uzi and some explosives to it.

The shame sat on the back of my neck like a coiled snake. It whispered things like, “you are no good. you aren’t a nice person. you are terrible. you are bad.”

So I drank…a lot. My roommate at the time when asked for the 15th consecutive night in a row to go out, “Sarah…I can’t keep up with you.”

You have to understand – I was on tv. I faked EVERYTHING. I was sunny and happy – maybe noone saw? I’m not really sure. I want to ask my people, “Did you know? Did you know how bad it was? Did you know how bad I was?”

I moved to Minneapolis at the end of November – new sparkly job, new apartment, new city, new people. It kept me occupied – busied me from my depression.

But not really.

I functioned, but maybe not well? I have no idea. I got up. I went to work. I partied a lot. And I did it again and again and again.

Are you depressed? Anxious? Sitting with trauma? Living with chronic stress? Dear one – you aren’t alone. And there are tools to help.

Learn some of them at my Holiday Survival Master Class. It’s a half an hour. It’s free. You can learn from the privacy of your own home. It’s Saturday, December 16 at 9:00 am Central. But don’t sweat it if you can’t come – a recording will be e-mailed out.

Join me/Click below – Peace, Sarah