The Mind-Body Connection: a 6-minute gentle self-care routine

My dear community, The body tells the truth Memories and emotions, buried in our bodies, can create painful tensions. We especially carry these tensions in the neck and upper back (between shoulder blades). Our body reacts with aches and pains. Yes, the body tells the...

Self-Care in the Spiral of Mourning

Allow Yourself Care Everyone knows that grief comes unbidden. The common belief is that thoughts always precede feelings, however, when you are grieving, you may not even be thinking about your beloved and suddenly there will be a sight, a sound or a smell that will...

What is Your Self-Care Gift in this Moment?

Self-Care is the Foundation for Surviving Grief What if the only reason for this journey of life was to learn to love, cherish and adore yourself no matter what was happening in your life? Could Self-Care be the door to open and begin to explore learning to love,...
Uncovering the Hidden Gifts in Grief

Uncovering the Hidden Gifts in Grief

Gifts and treasures are hidden in grief. Of course, when gripped in the throes of intense grief, we don’t believe it. Nothing of value can come out of this pain, we think. I wish I’d known this truth before my devastating grief journey. Because one of the greatest...
Three Steps to Releasing Grief and Trauma Trapped in Your Body

Three Steps to Releasing Grief and Trauma Trapped in Your Body

Grief, strong emotion, and trauma live in the body. And your body has something to say about it. Discover how you can more powerfully process these emotions by listening to your body’s messages. In our last blog we discussed how critical it is for people to fully feel...