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Parenting coach makes house calls in NYC & Hamptons

Karin Yapalater is a Board Certified Health Counselor and Parenting Coach who serves many Manhattan families who spend a good deal of their summers in the Hamptons.  So when parents asked her if she could start working with them at their homes in the Hamptons, she agreed to make house calls to help families continue the good work they had…read more →

House calls that can change a child’s negative behavior

Word of mouth is spreading: “If you are desperate to achieve individual and family health and balance and you are ready to stop the fighting, power struggling, and suffering in your home — it’s time to call Karin.” If you are reading this, I want you to know that you are not alone.  Parents all over the world would likely…read more →

Feeling the holiday blues?

Feeling the holiday blues?

Tis the season to be… still for just a few moments a day.  Stop. Close those eyes. Still that body. Ease that busy mind. Breathe. Deeply, fully, completely… breathe.  Repeat often. Pausing to reflect on the year past can inform you, and help you to clarify a course of action for the days ahead.  Balancing emotional, physical and spiritual well-being…read more →

Parenting is a career

Parenting is a career, one with a very long list of job responsibilities. Here is a list of beneficial qualifications if you choose to accept the job: Mastery of moods, self awareness, emotional intelligence, physical stamina, along with an advanced degree and mastery in patience, tolerance, generosity, discipline, joyful effort, wisdom and non-judgement to name a few. How are your…read more →

Important Nutrients for Stress-Reduction

Stress can directly wreak havoc on the body, and lead to more serious health problems. Making healthy food choices can be challenging when we become too busy, or overwhelmed – especially during holiday season.  A healthy, balanced diet can help to reduce the effects of stress on the body by strengthening the immune system, stabilizing moods, and reducing blood pressure….read more →

Is your child stressed? Tired? Overwhelmed? Sleeping or Eating poorly?

Does home feel more like a war zone than home sweet home?                                                                                                …read more →

Women’s Empowerment Fall Retreat November 6-8, 2014

Women’s Empowerment What does it mean to be “Empowered”? Self-empowerment in its simplest form means taking charge of your own life, at home, in your work place, with your colleagues, with your subordinates, with your superiors, with your body, with your health. Empowerment is a multidimensional process to gain control over our own lives. When we come from an empowered state,…read more →

Have you lost control and yelled at your child recently?

Have you lost control and yelled at your child recently?

Is your child having daily melt-downs and tantrums? Are you worrying that you are too lenient? Too strict? Have things spiraled so far out of control that your home feels more like a war zone than your family’s safe haven? Have you stopped enjoying the company of one of your children or a spouse? Whatever the scenario, most of us…read more →

Coping with Family Conflict

Communication can easily break down in times of conflict especially with those we care about the most. Misunderstandings can easily occur that can cause each member of a family to become defensive or reactive. In times of conflict people can become confused between what will help and what will hurt. Family members can easily misunderstand one another or jump to…read more →

Nourishment is about more than food

Nourishment is about more than food

Would you like to feel healthier and have more energy throughout the day? Are you ready to learn easy and effective ways to improve your family’s living and eating habits? Do you want to approach the coming holiday season with a sense of peace, calm and clarity? Then perhaps Park Avenue Integrative Health’s Nourishing Health Programs are for you. Nourishing…read more →