Reunion Chair

I’m going to my 40th high school reunion next month. In fact, I’m chairing the reunion committee. Ten years ago, I chaired the 30th reunion committee and after that experience I said I wouldn’t do it again. In high school I wasn’t class President or a cheer leader or...

Wellbeing in a Changing World

Wellbeing results in optimal health and happiness. I suffered with daily chronic pain for many years. Making wellbeing a focus of my healing has lead the way back to health including pain relief. Making conscious choices about where I live, what I do, who and what I...

Freedom From Body Shame

Body shame is often an underlying contributor to chronic pelvic pain. Body shame is so prevalent that we treat it as a normal part of being a woman. We’re so afraid of looking fat that we obsess about our looks daily. We’re constantly trying to make our...

Persistence – Benefits of Long-Term Mind-Body Practice

Persistence of mind-body practice pays benefits in the long-term. Many people experience immediate relief with mind-body connection practice. Within minutes their pain is gone or lessened or moved elsewhere in their body. I know because I’ve coached these...

The Most Accurate Psychic

You have the most accurate psychic information about your life. But there’s an intrigue around psychic readings. We believe that someone else has better information about our lives than we do. We’ll pay a lot of money for this. I know because I’ve been there and done...

What Your Soul Needs

Soul needs are part of the mind-body connection. When I refer to mind-body connection, it includes mind, body, emotions, and soul. I sometimes call this mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual. It’s important to have clarity on all four levels of being. This...

Community is Powerful for Healing

Community is powerful for healing. When you feel you’re a part of a community your nervous system feels safer and your body is more relaxed. We tend to isolate ourselves when we don’t feel well or feel different. The mind can get very critical noticing the...

The Space Around the Hard Stuff

I help people find space around the hard stuff. We often feel emotional sensation in the pattern of a wave. It arises, intensifies, peaks, and falls just like ocean waves rolling onto the shore. I live in an amazingly beautiful place by the ocean. The Pacific Ocean...

Recovering From Emotional Storms

Recovering from emotional storms can be challenging.  We often go into shock first which is the freeze mode of the fight, flight, or freeze response of the nervous system.  It’s easy to get lost in fear and reactivity and feel very upset and ungrounded....

Nourish Your Nervous System

Nourish your nervous system to facilitate well-being. The path to feeling good is to clear what’s stuck in your body, mind, emotions and soul. The next step is getting clear on what nourishes your nervous system and what lights you up. Then doing what lights you up...