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Mudras Shift Energy and Awareness

I love the simplicity of using Mudras to open, transform and enhance your overall wellbeing. In Sanskrit Mudra means gesture or seal. Mudras are mainly used in a meditation or contemplation practice directing the flow of energy within the body.   How Mudras Work You stimulate different areas when you place your hands in certain […]

Life Detours or Amazing Grace

As none of us came supplied with a game plan, it can be a curious journey each of us undertakes. Happily moving in one direction and then suddenly a gentle nudge or, for the more stubborn, it can be a bumpy ride, setback or eventually an accident which gets our attention.   Topple This doesn’t need […]

Kali | Fierce and Transformative

Kali is the goddess of endings of cycles.  The death, rebirth and transformational energy that lets go of the old and brings in the new. She is Fierce There are some misconceptions around what she embodies. Some see her solely as a dark goddess or black destructive energy, but she is actually a loving energy […]

Love, Relationships and How We Connect

Many of us have been a little confused about love. You might have spent your childhood feeling unwanted, unloved or believing you had to perform or achieve in order to deserve love.
We may feel a sense of lack: a hidden belief of not having enough love to give. That belief can foster the delusion of being unlovable, unloved or cut off from love. Or, that there might not be enough to go around for us.

Somatic Experiencing… Healing Early Imprints and Developmental Trauma

A result of situations that overwhelm our capacity to defend ourselves and we feel powerless.  It is anything that threatens our physical, emotional, social, or spiritual existence. Often unseen, ignored and misinterpreted.  We identify trauma as war, natural disasters, violence, neglect, abandonment, and physical or sexual abuse… we need to expand our definition.  What determines whether something is traumatic is the person’s experience.