Chaos happens. It feels like we’re amidst uncertain times. How do we ride this wave of change? Is the Sonoma County blaze, which ravaged our cities and countryside last month, leaving so much disaster in its wake, a freak accident? Or is it the herald of big changes underfoot, as unusual climactic conditions portend things to… Continue reading Being with Changing Times
There are many different approaches to breathwork, and they’re all quite varied in philosophy and in outcome. Many of the various trees of breathwork have specific goals or states of consciousness that are aimed to be achieved using the breath, whether that is calm, clarity, elevated, or transcendental. These states are absolutely achievable using the breath.… Continue reading Why Breathwork is not all the same
Many New Year Blessings!! I admit it’s been a little challenging to write this, at a time of a lot of change in my own life. I felt being honest here was more in integrity than just saying “Happy Holidays” and moving on. The holidays didn’t go at the tempo I prefer. Instead, I found myself working… Continue reading Beginning the New Year with Listening
I counseled a client the other day, who lamented the troubles at his workplace, which was turning into a power struggle. As we conversed, it was unearthed this person was a clairvoyant, and she said to him and the rest of the staff that she could “see” what was right, or what needed to be done,… Continue reading Want to Feel Seen? It’s more than Clairvoyance.
We all have different feelings coming up at this really pivotal moment in our nation’s history. The full range of feelings are being expressed over Facebook and in the news. There are those who are elated, and those who are crushed. I know many more who are struggling with what just happened, and the former… Continue reading Feeling Raw & Keeping Afloat
Originally published in the Sonoma Gazette, September 2016. My heart goes out to all those affected by recent tragedies, notably the recent car accidents taking lives. It is the ultimate heart break when one of our loved ones dies. How can we be with all this sorrow? In our culture, grieving is challenging, as the… Continue reading Facing Grief
Originally published in the Sonoma Gazette, August 2016. My heart goes out to all those suffering from tragedy right now. Its a lot to process and reactions are strong, including anger and hate. What can we do to truly help change the situation we all now face? Its closer than you might think. Violence is often a result… Continue reading Feeling from the Depths of Our Hearts
Will you stand next to me when I’m broken?Or will you go somewhere else – to let me be aloneTo let me be privateTo let me grieve, to be shaken, to be less than perfectSo your vision of me isn’t marredSo you can remember the good timesMe healthyMe laughing. Or can you stand next to… Continue reading Will You Stand Next to Me When I’m Broken?
The Law of Attraction has risen in popularity over the past couple decades, similar to the philosophy as I learned: Thoughts are Creative. This is a beautiful, powerful, direct way of working with energy. What you focus on, you attract. What you think about, you create. Sounds simple, right? It’s true – partially. Having high anxiety? You… Continue reading What the Law of Attraction doesn’t tell you, that you really need to know to make it work
My heart goes out to all the souls in the Orlando shooting. To those who have fallen, to their families, to those who were wounded, or scared. To all those experiencing trauma from this experience. My heart goes out to all of you. This is something we can heal only by facing it, understanding… Continue reading My heart goes out to everyone touched by the Orlando shootings