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COVID 19- BEYOND HAND WASHING: Navigating Uncertainty and Fear

The Coronavirus continues to dominate headlines all over the world. Most, if not all of us, know the basic protocol regarding handwashing, coughing and sneezing, disinfecting surfaces, eliminating handshaking, etc. See www. CDC.GOV for up to the minute complete information. Yes, we need to be informed and knowledge is power… BUT it is also critical to realize […]

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The Party and the Piriformis

Comfort and Joy – or a Big Pain in the ______?? As we welcome the New Year, it may be helpful to reflect upon the 2019 holidays.  Did you find yourself striving to live up to unrealistic expectations for yourself and others?  If you experienced a return of, or increase in physical and/or emotional discomfort, you may […]

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The Gift of Pain

2019 Version Flashback to Thanksgiving, 2011:   One year after back surgery I was visiting Southern California and went to Santa Monica Pier.  The sun, the sand, the water – people with carefree smiles and laughter out and about enjoying themselves on a lovely fall afternoon…. and there I was… trapped…. in agony.  I felt like […]

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Whose Skin Are YOU Living In?

Maybe I Just Need to Drop Dead! I was at home, simply sitting still, and began to notice feelings of frustration and agitation.  I was struggling with a recurring relationship challenge in my life when I heard a harsh inner voice suggesting an interesting solution to my predicament: “You just need to drop dead.” I […]

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The Frog Princess

A Gift in Disguise “Hi, this is the Frog Princess.”  I listened to my raspy/croaky voice spontaneously leaving a voicemail for a friend.  My impulsive identification with a frog, due to the sound of my voice, inspired this post.  Thanks for reading! ——————————————————————————————————————- Around eight years ago, after decades of living with a multitude of […]

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Remembering Jonathan

This is the second anniversary of my brother-in-law Jonathan’s death. His story continues to bring me a deeper awareness of the healing power of acceptance and how we can all benefit when we trust and embrace the power of the present moment. Most of us live so much of our lives striving to find ways to create […]

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Shedding the Should

Many of us spend an inordinate amount of time reflecting on what we should or should not say, do, or feel in any given situation;  past, present or future. The voices in our heads are frequently judgmental and critical. Yet, we do not need to succumb to this endless and pointless dialog. How often do […]

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Love Yourself First

Medicine for Healing Last week after a Chinese dinner, I opened my fortune cookie and read these words: Love yourself first and everything falls into line. In the past my first reaction would have been:  What?  Love yourself first?  That sounds inconsiderate and selfish.  But instead, the words on that little strip of paper made […]

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Mindset Magic

Transformative Tips for 2019 This year I choose to treat myself to a New Year’s Reset.  I want to hit my refresh button and set the default to Magic!  We often use the word magic to indicate a mysterious or unexpected transformation, and of course our bodies are constantly transforming. In this post I am […]

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