During the time that all of the country has been asked to practice social distancing, and many are in isolation or self-quarantine to prevent the spread of the disease to vulnerable groups of people and to prevent overwhelming the healthcare system, people are experiencing increased concerns in their lives. For people who are already regulating their mental health issues like anxiety and depression, this can be a particularly challenging time. (more…)
Do you want to be pain free? We feel pain in all areas of our lives. We feel physical pain, most frequently in our necks, backs, hips, joints and belly. We feel emotional pain that shows up as anything from grief, sadness, anger and shame to anxiety and depression. We feel mental pain in the form of abusive self talk or ruminating, incessant thoughts. We feel spiritual pain, wondering where God is, what this is all about, why are we here and who am I? Can you imagine relieving all of this pain inside of you? My purpose is to hold people in their pain (physical, emotional, mental, spiritual) until it RELEASES. The reason we suffer is because we HOLD our pain, instead of going into it and allowing it to move through us without resistance.
I woke up this morning and the first thought I had was, “You don’t need to get into the bath and meditate.” I thought… uh oh… Then next thought was something equally self-destructive… but sounded so fun and relaxing, like, “just snuggle closer to Mike and fall back to sleep.” Uh oh. Read more here about the importance of self-care for health and stress management today. (more…)
Ready to learn how to take care of yourself first? I have been taking some extra time for self care recently. It’s incredible to me that I have this belief: That if others need me, it is more important for me to tend to them, that to tend to myself. I realize that’s a crazy thought and if you said it to me, I would be like, “WHAT?! NOOO”. (more…)
People look at me like I am crazy when I say that. When you get the stomach flu, what do you learn? Do you learn that you hate cleaning the toilet? Do you learn that you need to clean your toilet more often? Are you reminded that you hate cleaning the toilet? WHAT IF you looked at your body pain as a profound healing experience where your awareness and your spirit EXPAND?