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Break Down the Walls — Personal Healing is a Step Toward Global Healing

The blog was silent last week while I began to process the outcome of the election. While I have a great deal to say on the matter, this is not a political blog, and I will keep my thoughts framed around healing. As I have moved through this week, something I feel clear about is that the world needs each of us to show up … Read More Break Down the Walls — Personal Healing is a Step Toward Global Healing

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Skin– stop suppressing, start supporting!

Did you know that the skin is our largest organ? Skin is often totally overlooked as an organ at all, and yet, where would be be without it? Skin is all about integrity, literally holding us together. Through sensation, our skin helps us experience the world– it really endures a lot! Understanding the physiology of our skin definitely helps to take care of it. Skin … Read More Skin– stop suppressing, start supporting!

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Emotions: lifetime course, required curriculum

Try as we might, our emotions cannot be avoided and neither can their impact. Even if we stuff down and ignore emotions our body will find something to do with them, and sooner or later we will feel the effects. It’s easy to think that running away from unpleasant emotions will ease suffering, when in fact, our suffering will not go away with the denial and suppression … Read More Emotions: lifetime course, required curriculum

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Autumn is a time for letting go, harness the power of the seasons.

One of the reasons I love living in Maine is the majesty of the four seasons. Moving with the rhythm of the seasons allows us to tap into a great power. We are so inextricably linked to our environment that to move against the natural flow of the seasons creates resistance in our lives. The summer, ruled by the sun, is a time of activity … Read More Autumn is a time for letting go, harness the power of the seasons.

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Why we sometimes feel stuck or lost while on the healing path

Have you ever experienced that? The healing process is not often glamorous, shiny or particularly fun. What I have encountered most often is healing that zig zags, speeds up, slows down, is sometimes crystal clear and sometimes so murky you feel you can’t see 6 inches in front of you. In terms of our chronic complaints, the way we get sick isn’t usually straightforward. In many … Read More Why we sometimes feel stuck or lost while on the healing path

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Getting sick can be a sign of health– reframing how we think about the common cold

Getting sick is part of being healthy, just as darkness is necessary to the light. The ability to get sick shows that you have strong vitality; your body can mount a healthy response to unwanted invaders. That’s a good thing! In our society today we place great value on hard work, productivity and perseverance. This rigid belief system around success prevents us from the natural cycle … Read More Getting sick can be a sign of health– reframing how we think about the common cold