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

Read More

Conscious Listening… From the Heart

Listening seems pretty simple and most of us move through our day continually 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 talking or even our own thoughts and feelings. Although we think that we

Read More

Spiritual Bypass – Lost in Bliss

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

Read More

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. The translation can be interpreted literally, metaphorically or spiritually. Methodology A gesture or hand position that locks and guides the energy flow

Read More

Somatic Experiencing Healing Early Imprints and Developmental Trauma

Trauma generally lasts a short period but if not dealt with wounds can last a lifetime.  It can result from fairly benign situations, i.e., routine medical procedures which can impact us as emotional, and physical abuse does.  A one-time incident or repeated occurrence.  The young are especially vulnerable as their brains and bodies are still developing and have

Read More