Thanksgiving 2018

Thanksgiving 2018

No matter how much gratitude, or grief, you are feeling on this thanks-giving day, take a deep pause and settle into your heart center and remember that we are all in this together - every last mother’s child. Native American, Immigrant American, Black, Brown, White,...

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Inner Space – The Final Frontier

Inner Space – The Final Frontier

Space - the final frontier. The frontier I’m referring to isn’t external however, but the internal space that we all have to explore for ourselves, and which is as vast and eternal as the space that the Starship Enterprise explored. If we can put even a little bit of...

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The Core of the Matter

The Core of the Matter

  I first became aware of Kegel exercises when I was in my late teens, early twenties. No doubt they came to my attention as something that would supposedly make sex better for myself and my partner, but also that these exercises were “good for me” as a...

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Life is a balance between holding on and letting go.

Life is a balance between holding on and letting go.

“Life is a balance between holding on and letting go” - Rumi Next week my husband Joseph and I will be celebrating our 32nd anniversary of living together. We met as massage students when I moved into the house he was living in, so we’ve been living together since the...

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Tending to The Immunity of Our Consciousness

Tending to The Immunity of Our Consciousness

It is my firm belief that consciousness is subject to viruses as much as our bodies are. Pierre Teilhard De Chardin coined the term “noosphere” to describe the sphere of human thought that enfolds planet earth much like the atmosphere does. We are all affected by this...

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All Things Being Equal

All Things Being Equal

Believe it or not, here in the northern hemisphere, we are in the midst of spring, the Vernal Equinox, the season of Wood Element. Though many locales may still be covered in snow, the earth and the cosmos are in a decidedly expanded, expressive, state of...

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On Meditation and Making Space

On Meditation and Making Space

One of the conversations I’ve been having quite frequently of late is about meditation. Many of my clients, friends, and kids (I use the term loosely, as I have several 20-somethings who call me “Ma”) hear about the benefits of meditation, but they...

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The Deep Yin of Winter

The Deep Yin of Winter

For the past 23 years my family has marked the Winter Solstice with our own ritual, which I will hereby relate. When the natural light fades on the Solstice Eve, we refrain from turning any electric lights on in the house, including the Christmas tree and other...

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