Category Archives: Wellness

Trust.

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.”  ~Ambrose Redmoon Four weeks ago today I sat in a surgeon’s office in Attleboro and received a diagnosis of breast cancer. … Continue reading

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Going Dark

I’m pretty sure that 10 years ago people didn’t have to “go dark” when they had a down spell. I think we just kept to ourselves a bit. We didn’t accept invitations, certainly didn’t invite anyone over. And then, enter … Continue reading

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The Space to Release

Clench.  Grip.  Tighten.  Hold On. Relax.  Open.  Loosen.  Release. And so between two extremes the pendulum swings…back and forth, back and forth.  Or does it? I just spent a week in Colorado.  The first five days were planned, with almost … Continue reading

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When being “off track” is on track

Ahh, January.  Standing in December in the midst of the holiday chaos, January looks so bright and shiny and new.  It’s the month that is going to change EVERYTHING.  We will set our intentions and create our resolutions.  We will … Continue reading

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When Logic Interferes with Intuition

I’ve got a craving lately.  Picture:  a hot bath, a good book, a warm blanket.  The mood and atmosphere present:  serenity and silence.  The chosen activity:  withdraw, retreat, reflect. In my training to be a health coach we look at … Continue reading

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The Boundaries of the Box

As a little girl, I remember how special I felt when I received my very first jewelry box.  My magic box had a spinning ballerina and played a little tune when opened.  I imagine I received that prized possession around … Continue reading

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‘15 Revisited: One Woman’s Love Letter to the Folk at the Festival by the Sea

The footsteps we formed were unique, and our own; the paths that we followed held the echoes and whispers of those who had come before. We got what we needed, not always what we wanted. We held a sacred space … Continue reading

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