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3 Quick Tips to Combat Burnout for Healthcare Professionals

As an Urban Zen Integrative Therapist,(UZIT) I’ve witnessed many times how the simple mindfulness practices of UZIT decrease stress, anxiety, exhaustion, insomnia and pain. 2020 and the beginning of 2021 has been a year of challenge and change for so many of us! A year in which healthcare workers who have weathered the pandemic are … Continue reading 3 Quick Tips to Combat Burnout for Healthcare Professionals

Morning Rituals

  In the Ayruvedic Tradition, it is recommended to start one’s day with a morning ritual.  These rituals can aid in firing up digestion, bringing about a feeling of groundedness and are overall balancing.  After attending a mini workshop on Ayurvedic Morning Rituals, I made a commitment to  myself to begin more of a routine … Continue reading Morning Rituals

Sabbath Moments

Recently in our final days of onsite training for Urban Zen at Wexner Heritage Village, the Rabbi Cary Kozberg joined us to deliver a most inspiring maybe even, life changing speech.  He commented that Urban Zen offers people “Sabbath moments” in their daily busy, stressful lives.  He spoke about the Sabbath as a time to … Continue reading Sabbath Moments


    Ahhhh!  Doesn’t that feel better?  This is a time of year when our ‘to do list’ gets longer and longer and we run around practically holding our breath.   Sometimes in Urban Zen we advise a patient/client to notice their exhale.  This can often slow their breath rate and relieve feelings of anxiety.  … Continue reading Exhale

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