self-care

New Symptoms Popping Up During Your Healing Journey? Watch This.

In this question and answer style video, I answer a VERY important question about uncomfortable signs and symptoms that pop up when we enter into a deep healing process with our nervous system. Some might call this a *healing crisis* - but for me, it is simply Healing. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ I [...]

By |2019-04-30T13:06:05-07:00May 19th, 2017|Nervous System Health, Video|

How to Set Healthy Boundaries in a Toxic Relationship

In this Q&A video, I answer a difficult question around how to set healthy boundaries when a spouse is being um .... not so nice. Not an easy one to answer - but we need to have these important conversations around relationship and what it takes to ensure we set [...]

By |2019-04-30T13:06:05-07:00May 17th, 2017|Nervous System Health, Video|

Anger Is Essential… Here’s Why

Anger. What is it? Pure and simple anger is an emotion. It’s an essential, high-energy emotion that’s been getting a bad rap for way too long. When I speak and teach around this topic, the first thought people have is: “Well, we can’t go around being savages and slay everyone [...]

By |2019-04-30T13:06:05-07:00May 15th, 2017|Nervous System Health, Video|

Are You a Self-Care Junkie?

I'm a big believer in bodywork and getting help from an array of practitioners (mostly somatic and mind-body: osteopathy, massage, Rolfing, Feldenkrais, Somatic Experiencing etc.) when need be. Today's video gives you some suggestions for getting the most bang for your buck. Of course, we don't always have the time [...]

By |2019-04-30T13:06:05-07:00May 11th, 2017|Nervous System Health, Video|

The Importance of Ebb and Flow For Avoiding All Things Burnout.

BY IRENE LYON When was the last time you slept all day on a Sunday and really, like REALLY, rested? And, by the way, not because you were sick in bed with a flu or cold! Back in February, I did exactly this and it wasn't because I was sick. [...]

By |2019-04-30T13:06:16-07:00March 22nd, 2015|Breakthrough Burnout|

The prevention bus is more than just one thing. November is National Prevention Month (according to Kris Carr at least!)

I want to tell you about Kris Carr. I had the pleasure of shaking Kris' hand last week while in NYC. She glows. Luminous would be the adjective I'd use. She is the poster child for self-care and prevention. She even named November "National Prevention Month". Here's what she wrote [...]