Category Archives: Self-Care

A Synthesis of Self-Care

My client community feeds my body and spirit. Sometimes I carry canvas bags filled with fresh produce from my clients’ gardens. You might see me loaded down with tomatoes, kale, squash, beets, lettuce, honey, or even a container of cold … Continue reading

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The Healing Power of the Ocean

This photo is from 1972. I’m in the baseball cap, with my brother and cousins, and it reminds me that my grandfather, and his 10 siblings, had a deep spiritual connection to the ocean. He spent his whole life a short … Continue reading

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Cultivating Loving-kindness

As she lay dying, my grandmother dictated a large section of the following meditation, from memory, to my Dad. She had been a lifelong avid reader, and this passage was a perfect summation of her attitude toward life. It took … Continue reading

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New Week Intention

I listened to a great interview on the Good Life Project Podcast, hosted by Jonathan Fields. Debbie Millman offered this to the listeners and I’m going to incorporate it into my new week intention. What do you think?

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Layers of Body Awareness

One of my clients describes her experience of receiving bodywork, during this time of intense grief, as working through “layers.” With her breath, as a constant guide, she is able to experience a completely different internal process, during each session. I’m looking forward … Continue reading

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Self-Care Saturday!

Today I’m going to practice Chi Running and do some writing. The exact order of which is to be determined!

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Making Peace with Your Past

How can this truth help you reach the next level, in your practice of self-care?

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