Category Archives: embodiment

Treat yourself

When I approach a body issue, like chronic tension in a shoulder, reoccurring pain, intermittent weakness, how do I begin? How do I think about it? What is happening in structure, the cause, etc? and what is the end goal? … Continue reading

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Whats the one thing?

What’s the one thing that is keeping you from feeling happy, content or all right with the world?  I remember in my 20s I often thought if I had a little more money I could feel settled, happy, on center. But … Continue reading

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Spinners, the perfect fidget?

Spinners, the perfect fidget? They are alluring, small, get your fingers going, cheap to buy and even easy to make. Seems like the perfect thing for a fidget right? Well I’m not so sure. I think a fidget should be … Continue reading

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find your place on the planet

“Find your place on the planet, dig in, and take responsibility from there.” Gary Snyder Today I woke up unhappy, I’ve been feeling confused about my place in the world, my skills, discouraged about how I’m spending my days.  I … Continue reading

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Read this quick before you have to pee

On Monday I went to a Senate bill hearing and then signed up to testify too. Not the sort of thing I have done before, well actually I have gone to city council meetings and have given comments a few … Continue reading

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Respect Our Elders

We have an old maple tree on our land, one of many actually, it’s got some dead wood on it and probably some internal disintegrating rot. If it falls, cracks, breaks, it might damage our fences, or maybe our barn, … Continue reading

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baby gazing

  BABY GAZING… When your eyes meet there is a wonderful magic that happens. I always think here is a little being who has so recently been connected to the oneness. From this access to wholeness  they seem to emanate … Continue reading

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sleep

Sleep we know it’s important, we probably feel guilty because we aren’t getting enough. We think we should be more disciplined or scheduled or committed to self-care or it must be our fault somehow. This week I did a session … Continue reading

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the body emerges from mind

The energy of thought, both conscious and unconscious is at times incomprehensible.  They are many ways people have tried to define it:  mind over matter; the power of positive thinking; the secret, etc.  I have appreciated the Buddhist view: where … Continue reading

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raising a toddler, caring for an elder

Caring for an elder is a lot like raising a toddler: • Make sure you begin leaving the house a full hour before you have to get out the door. • What’s on your plate is much more interesting even … Continue reading

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