Category Lifestyle

Life on Autopilot, 3 Steps to Enhance Your Routine

Let’s go for a drive. Prepare to leave your home. Grab your keys, phone, and wallet. Get in your car. Once in your car, choose a destination that you frequent daily or weekly. This destination might be work, the grocery store, school, the park, or daycare. Got your destination? Great. Now, put your destination aside. You won’t need to navigate. Your subconscious mind already knows the way. You already know traffic patterns,

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Shift into Spring (Part 1)

It’s coming. Can you feel it? Spring is on its way! We’re moving into a time of year when the days are longer and the sun shines brighter.  Nature is becoming more active and we’re beginning to feel more expansive. Yay, Spring! This season is the perfect time to invite new growth and creativity. It’s also THE season to clean any aspect of your life. This can be your home,

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One Surefire Way to Overcome Feeling Unfulfilled

This topic is like a difficult itch to scratch. It’s that annoying yet attention-grabbing sensation that festers. I’m talking about feeling unfulfilled. It’s the uncomfortable emptiness. Those nagging thoughts that there is something else, somewhere else, someone else or some other way! Have You Felt Unfulfilled Before? I know I have it. For me, it came on subtly then lingered and eventually dragged me down.  What the heck do we

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Fundamental Winter Practice (4 of 4)

Hi, Welcome! In this article, I am going to introduce you to the fourth and final Fundamental Winter Practice! I’ll be providing you specific examples and lots of references for this practice. So, be sure to stick around till the end. If you’re just joining for the first time, be sure to read and watch the first three winter practices. You can check out the first practice here, the second

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Fundamental Winter Practice (3 of 4)

Third Fundamental Winter Practice Welcome to the third Fundamental Winter Practice! If you’re just joining, please be sure to read the first and second winter practices. You can find those here and here! For those of you who have joined me these past two weeks, thank you! Without further discussion, the Third Fundamental Winter Practice is to… CREATE! Winter is the perfect time to foster creativity. The cold brisk days

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Fundamental Winter Practice! (1 of 4)

Keep Yourself Vital this Winter and for the Rest of the Year! Today’s post is the first of four in the Fundamental Winter Practices series! This series is designed to introduce you to ancient Chinese and modern practices that will replenish and nourish you during the winter months. These practices will also help to sustain you for the months ahead. In Chinese Medicine, Winter is the season to slow down

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Dedicate to Your New Year’s Resolution

When making your New Year’s resolution be gentle and kind to yourself. Think of your resolution as a dedication to yourself. A dedication that calls upon your inner strength, empowers you and causes you to rise to the occasion. We are drawn to dedication by our own desires. Our desires are requesting dedication, and dedication is requesting a change. When change is present we may feel excited, and curious. We

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Working with Fear! A Fresh Perspective on Engaging with Fear

Working with Fear! A Fresh Perspective on Engaging with Fear In this article, Working with Fear, the emotion of fear is given a fresh perspective. We will identify all sides of the emotion and then view it as an entity. One that has the power to keep us safe, propel us forward and to challenge us.  The Yin and Yang of Fear It’s fair to say that we’ve all experienced

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Winter Class Schedule!

 Learn more and register here!  Disclaimer: This information is intended for general reference only. It is not a replacement for professional health advice. The content in this post intentionally does not provide dosage information or possible interactions with prescription drugs or other medications. Please contact a certified health practitioner such as a physician of Oriental Medicine or Herbalist before considering use. To schedule an appointment with Malerie, visit the services page. 

Learning to Learn, A Reflection

Learning to Learn, A reflection on returning to higher education after six years out of formal education   It was January 2016 when I first had the idea for this post. I was beginning the spring semester of my third year. At that time, I imagine I must have felt lighter than ever. I must have. Why? Because there’s no other way the idea for this post would have come

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