I lived most of my life following the “shoulds”. What my parents told me I should do. How I should be as an East-Indian girl and then a woman. How a daughter-in-law should be. And so forth. All handed down from their parents and parents before. No blame. Simply understanding, awareness and growth. I went […]

boundaries, Emotional awareness, Emotional Health, personal growth, Self-care, Self-compassion, Somatic Experiencing, spiritual growth, Trauma

The Exhaustion from Living up to All the “Shoulds”

I attended a training on Somatic Experiencing recently and was profoundly touched by how our nervous system longs for human connection. Safe human connection is in fact what helps us regulate our nervous system. It helps us know that there is no real threat, we are safe and don’t need to jump into or remain […]

Emotional awareness, Emotional Health, Emotional self-regulation, Self-compassion, somatic, Somatic Experiencing, Trauma

Connection & the Nervous System

I am passionate in working with clients around emotions – emotional awareness, self-regulation and release. I also love educating clients on how emotions are our biggest unnecessary DRAIN and how it affects our physiology!! It’s all about awareness, right? Only then can we make changes. Hans Selye writes in The Stress of Life: “All stressors […]

Emotional awareness, Emotional Health, Emotional self-regulation, HeartMath, Self-care, Self-compassion, Trauma

Stress & Emotions


[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.0.74″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] I released emotions from the night of the concussion – except the release happened 8 months AFTER the concussion! The body holds memories and emotions. We just aren’t always aware of it. In hindsight, the night of […]

Emotional awareness, Emotional Health, personal growth, Self-care, Self-compassion, somatic, spiritual growth, Uncategorized

You Don’t Know – What You Don’t Know.

Emotional health is an important part of overall health. People who are emotionally healthy are in control of their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. They are able to cope with life’s challenges. They can keep problems in perspective and bounce back from setbacks. They feel good about themselves and have good relationships. Being emotionally healthy does […]

Emotional Health, personal growth, Self-care, Self-compassion, spiritual growth

Emotional Health and Why It’s Important.

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] What were your thoughts on the last blog post on the 3 types of boundaries? Did you reflect on where you are? Here are the 3 types of boundaries again: 1) Collapsed: when you say yes to everyone and everything, at the expense of your own health or […]

boundaries, Emotional Health, Self-care, Self-compassion, Voice

6 Ways to Set Your Boundaries