Great heartbreak has the possibility of bringing great healing and renewal. But the paths to this healing and renewal are not easy. We like to think that healing occurs instantaneous, a “miracle” so to speak, and though that may be possible, the real miracle is the long road to awakening . . . to our pain and purpose, our strengths
A few years ago, I began holding Women’s Circles so that a community of women could come together to explore their emotional and spiritual well-being. Each month we circled round and discussed what we as women have learned from our life experiences and how we have learned to listen to own inner guidance. We explored how we interpret events and
Hello Everyone: Have you congratulated yourself yet? Have you said Thank You to your own Body and Spirit for continuing on during these times? OK, so maybe we’ve been complaining a little (or a lot) maybe dropping into (or out of) conversations, groups, zoom meetings and classes and zoom family gatherings . . . but hopefully we’ve also noticed that
I love this picture! Every time I see it, my first reaction is to start cheering for the butterfly: “Come on sweetie, you can do it. Keep those wings going and you’ll pull that little boulder right up the stairs.” But then my second reaction is to look at it again and say: “Oh sweetie, it’s just too much, too heavy
January and February were “eye opening” months for many of the women in my Conscious Movements, Fit and Flexible classes. At least a half dozen of the regulars were gone for cataract surgery. As the end of February rolled around and the women started returning to class, the buzz of conversations before class was about who their doctors were, how
Do you ever feel yourself taking a deep breath in as if you are bracing yourself for a shock? We are told how healthy it is to breath and connect with our breath, and yet sometimes we use that very breathe in a way that tenses our body rather than releases the tension we hold in our bodies.
When my Fit and Flexible and Yoga clients first attend class, they often think that they need to push longer and harder to achieve a goal, just as they did when they were young. But I have found a steady, consistent, sometimes softer, and always a more conscious approach helps them develop and maintain renewed strength and flexibility without injuring