Entries by Deirdra Martinez

Overcoming Anxiety with Yoga

I couldn’t believe my diagnosis …… The psychiatrist looked at me in the face and said, “I believe it’s in your head.” “What?” I said. I thought to myself. Does he think I’m lying? Is he telling me I’m crazy? I had suffered for almost 2 years from chronic back pain. Everyone referred to it […]

My Transformational Yoga Journey

I can’t imagine where I’d be today if I let that first Yoga class stop me from ever taking Yoga again. I didn’t get it. I sure as hell couldn’t stay still. Talk about uncomfortable. What the heck does “Om” and “Namaste” mean anyway? Little did I know, that it was actually what I’ve been […]

How I Manifested My Dream

Do you have a vision? A dream? Like what you want your body to look and feel like? Or perhaps what you want your career to be? Maybe that beach house you’ve always wanted? Maybe you want to make a big impact in your community? The journey towards bringing that vision into reality is also […]

Guiltless Self-Care

I’m a nurturer by nature. It’s easy and enjoyable for me to help others. However, it’s easy to also get lost in it. You can get distracted and pulled into other people’s agendas. Then you put your own personal goals on the back burner.  When we start to feel overwhelmed, one of the first things […]

Health Hacks for High Performance

I know a lot of smart women right now, including myself, who seem to be in this dragged out transition period. Whether it’s looking for a new home, getting our body into shape, starting a family, getting married, sending the kids to college, or starting a new career…..we’re all feeling discomfort. There’s a fear (maybe […]

No Pain No Gain is Bullshit

There was a recent article in the New York Times that shed light on explaining why so many people fail to keep the weight off that they lose after a diet. They followed contestants of The Biggest Loser after they had competed in the show and most of them had gained almost all their weight […]