Embrace Fear with Love and Compassion

In a blink of an eye the world changed and we entered into a time of major challenge and uncertainty. This moment will eventually pass, but while we are here how do we stay connected while practicing physical distancing or self-isolating? Part of the solution is for us to stay human with one another while

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Conscious Listening… From the Heart

Most of us move through our day engaging in conversations with family, friends and co-workers. It’s the foundation of any healthy relationship.  But are we really listening? Daily we find ourselves distracted by cell phones, other people or even our own thoughts and feelings. Although we think that we are listening, in reality we may not

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Spiritual Bypass – Lost in Bliss

Everything is beautiful… in its own way. If any defense mechanisms could be called beautiful, it would be spiritual bypass. On the surface this looks great. I can be happy and I don’t ever have to feel sad again. Truth is, it’s the same as any other defense mechanism; it leaves us feeling disconnected and

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Mudras Invite Illumination

Mudras have been around for thousands of years and although the absolute origin is unknown they have appeared in different traditions and religions through the ages. Mudra a Sanskrit word meaning seal or symbol.  A gesture or hand position that locks and guides the energy flow and reflexes to the brain.  When used in meditation or

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Somatic Experiencing Healing Early Imprints and Developmental Trauma

Trauma generally lasts a short period but if not dealt with wounds can last a lifetime.  Situations that overwhelm our capacity to defend ourselves and we feel powerless.  Trauma can be passed through transgenerational, epigenetics, the womb and inherited through family lines.  There may be feelings of danger, fear, terror, anger and sadness.  It can

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