Hello Fellow Body-Mind-Hearts – “Perfection is the ongoing commitment to self-doubt” ~ Prentis Hemphill Self-doubt has been my best buddy for a long time and striving for perfection is what keeps her close. To be honest, I am tired of it…the striving, the second-guessing, the comparison with others, the unwillingness to allow myself to be.  My…

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Hello Fellow Body-Mind-Hearts – What are some of the little things that bring you moments of joy or ease? For me it can be sliding into fresh sheets, warming my feet in the sun, having a kitty curled up on my lap, paying an extra tip with my takeout food, and more. With so many…

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Hello Fellow Body-Mind-Hearts – They say you never step into the same river twice. Even if you are standing in the same place on the river bank, the river itself is shifting and different each moment. Not to mention the fact the we are different, cellularly and energetically, moment to moment. So everything is shifting…

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Hello Fellow Body-Mind-Hearts – How do we withstand the ongoing pressure that is life right now (and truth be told, most of the time)? We seek under-standing…we inquire into the ground of this moment. What is supporting my body…which in turn is holding my psyche and my heart? How do we shift  from “I can’t…

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Hello Fellow Body-Mind-Hearts – Several folks have shared with me lately (some guiltily and some with awe) the unexpected bonuses they have received during this terrible time we are living through. They have noticed how certain things were moving and settling in such a way to offer certain blessings and possibilities during this time of…

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Hello Fellow Body-Mind-Hearts – It is so DARK right now. It is the new moon part of the moon cycle (when the moon seems to hide from us), it is the final week before the Winter Solstice in the northern hemisphere (when it seems that night has overstepped it’s bounds) and it is the ninth…

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Hello Fellow Body-Mind-Hearts – How is your heart today? How are you tending your body? your mind? your heart? The first step in the process of self-care is to acknowledge the truth of how we are and to allow it some breathing room. Often this is not how we approach ourselves…much of the time simply…

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Hello Fellow Body-Mind-Hearts – Unrelenting. Incessant. Non-stop. We are living in the midst of constant stress and fear. This kind of constant input to our nervous system is not how we are designed to function. Yet, these are the circumstances we find ourselves in and I don’t see them changing anytime soon. So what do…

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Hello Fellow Body-Mind-Hearts – The tag line for my work is ‘Reclaim Your Resiliency’. My goal is to support folks in finding the simple and profound ways they can hold and tend the complexity of life; the horrible beauty, the heartbreak and the gifts, the sheer magnitude of being alive. This can be so challenging…

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Hello Fellow Body-Mind-Hearts – This week I have been heavy with grief and sadness. I have been feeling the loss of life before the pandemic. I am missing being with my students and my clients in person, missing hugs, missing a certain ease of moving about the world. I am even missing my commute and…

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