Letting Go

Letting go is a concept I didn’t absorb until I went to a spiritual retreat. I got a note telling me to let go at exactly the right moment. I finally got the message. I cried deeply, mostly out of relief when I let the words sink in. It was as if I was reading them for the first time.

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I Fell Out of Balance. Now What?

If you and a friend have ever performed a balancing act on a teeter totter you know that even the most subtle movements can throw you off, and so it is with life. This summer I fell out of balance in every area of my life and now I am going to begin the art … Continue reading I Fell Out of Balance. Now What?

Ten Tips for Reducing Anxiety Naturally

People are more anxious than ever. It would seem that anxiety has become a way of life. If that's true then we need to look at our daily habits and routines and start making adjustments. There are things to add and probably more to take away. Ten tips for reducing anxiety are things I have … Continue reading Ten Tips for Reducing Anxiety Naturally

Taking Anxiety One Step At a Time

Sometimes nature gives timely reminders about the order of things, but I wasn't thinking about that when I grabbed my camera to catch a few shots of the fog. I wasn't thinking about anxiety either, but that came too. The perfect picture was always just a few more steps away, and soon I had ventured … Continue reading Taking Anxiety One Step At a Time

Why I Quit Doing Massage

"I feel sorry for your husband," said my client.  "You're strong!"  A smile spread across my face and we both laughed.  I miss this part, building relationships, connecting in this quiet space, but I don't miss my massage practice.  I closed that over a year ago.  My license expires at the end of the year … Continue reading Why I Quit Doing Massage

A Lesson On Grounding

I am quickly remembering who I am. I didn't think I needed that, but maybe I do. I am remembering through my senses, vibration and energy. Public transit is harsh that way: homelessness, mental illness, business suits and brief cases. You see it all from the window. Some of it comes within feet. That's the … Continue reading A Lesson On Grounding

Who Are You?

Who were you before they broke your heart? I think it's safe to say I've done thousands of body work treatments in the past twelve years. In that time I've gotten many lessons on human nature. One of those lessons is about how people sometimes attach themselves to a story. The story always has one … Continue reading Who Are You?