Category Archives: Thoughts and Insights

9/16 Class Helps With Strong Boundaries While Staying Compassionate

When times are individually and collectively intense it can be hard to find the balance between having strong boundaries and keeping our compassion and empathy. In my next class, Navigating the Energy Ecosystem coming up on Saturday, September 16th, our focus … Continue reading

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Forest Bathing makes it to CNN!

Shinrin Yoku and the healing benefits of nature (which I wrote about in this post) are the subject of a recent CNN article titled Why you should be forest bathing (and we don’t mean shampoo). Nature is having a moment in … Continue reading

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Making the Most of Uncertainty

Uncertainty is a prevalent theme right now. Many people are experiencing a sense of impending shifts or surprising changes. This can be an uncomfortable state of anticipation, often for something that is unclear. If this situation describes where you are, … Continue reading

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Join me for 365 Journeys: Shamanism for Every Day – Starts June 21st!

I created this program to be simple. A journey is delivered to you each morning. What you do with it is up to you. Use the journey idea in meditation, skip as many days as you like, use the year as … Continue reading

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Are You Taking Care of Your Energetic “Skin”?

A lack of energetic skin care can contribute to anxiety and depression. There are simple things you can do to take better care of this important part of your energetic body, just like you care for your physical skin. READ … Continue reading

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Two Mouse Morning…updated!

Sometimes the most delightful gifts are unexpected and um…not exactly what you would have asked for. Our sweet cat Luna will periodically bestow her highest honor upon us by delivering one of her favorite stuffed mice. She announces the arrival … Continue reading

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Healing Movement: When, Where and How

Here’s a link to my latest article in Health & Healing in the Triangle. Healing Movement: When, Where and How. I talk about several very different kinds of movement, including some of the research that supports the value of keeping … Continue reading

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Distance Healing: What is it? Does it Work? Give it a Try?

Distance healing has a long history, and has been the subject of scientific study with a range of results. Whether described as prayer, energy medicine, shamanic healing or other forms of spiritual or energetic practice, it involves using intention to … Continue reading

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Meaning of Life?

I was asked the meaning of life by an interviewer a while back. Periodically I check to see if I still agree with myself. What do you think? The meaning of life is what we bring to it. Meaning can … Continue reading

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Day of Remembrance

Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It is a day to consider the unfathomable loss of over 6 million Jewish lives. As we are reminded of the horrific suffering so many endured, may we also be reminded of our individual and collective … Continue reading

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