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October 19, 2019

Why are boundaries important for self care?

Boundaries are a reminder for you, and a signal to others, that you are choosing to be deliberate about your plans and goals. When you do not have or honor your boundaries, you risk being pulled in random directions. It is muc...

October 12, 2019

When we find ourselves trapped in a maze of painful thoughts, we can find an open path by cultivating stillness. Being still helps us recognize where we are grasping or avoiding so that we can begin to let go of thoughts about how we wish things could be and, instead,...

October 11, 2019

Join me for a small group, self-care mini-retreat. We will have three hours together to explore our inner landscape, revel in the connection between mind and body, and activate the healing power of the breath. Expect a slow and gentle pace. This retreat is designed to...

August 24, 2019

We are all flawed, but none of us is broken. We are inherently good and infinitely lovable, in spite of anything and everything in our past.

Just as we are, we are good enough - not because we do or don't do, but simply because we are.

August 19, 2019

Check in on Your Embodied Feeling of Being Alive...

Ask yourself regularly, how alive do I feel? "We now know that trauma compromises the brain area that communicates the physical, embodied feeling of being alive," says Dr. Bessel van Der Kolk, in the New York Times sci...

August 18, 2019

Settle and clear your mind, get focused and ease stress with alternate nostril breaths. Here's how...

Sit comfortably with your spine straight (it still works if you stand, just be sure you feel the four corners of your feet on the floor so you are grounded).

Bring the p...

August 12, 2019

Care for yourself at least as well as you care for your cell phone or your car. Plug into a source that restores you every day. Fuel up with activities that energize your spirit. Take good care of you. You need to be recharged and refueled, too.

July 30, 2019

Take a few moments to set an intention for your day soon after waking. Notice how it feels to be supported by your bed...and breathe deeply. Feel your belly rise like a balloon. Let it all go with a long, slow sigh. Do this three times, paying attention to how the brea...

July 22, 2019

When we always disregard our own needs, others will learn to follow our example. Instead, let us give ourselves permission to explore, define and honor our needs. Let us cultivate the courage to show up for ourselves. 

That is revolutionary self care.

July 19, 2019

Finding stillness can be as simple as pausing and taking a moment to breathe deeply. It can be helpful to try this before we say or do anything the next time strong feelings come up.

Slow down and try to notice what is happening. Locate where the feeling is in your body...

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