Category Archives: Wellness

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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At Peace.

I’ve felt a bit strange for the last 24-36 hours and have tried to pinpoint the sensation (we Americans love our diagnoses).  It kind of felt like something was wrong or, more appropriately, like something was missing.  After repeatedly poking and … Continue reading

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Intake vs. Output

I’m noticing lately how much I apologize.  I apologize in texts, in emails, in person.  I was just lying in the bath (one of my most favorite and most effective ways to unwind) and I was apologizing in my head … Continue reading

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Mid-life Redirection

I’ve been pretty quiet over here.  The last couple of months have been a time of deep internal reflection for me.  Winter 2015 has certainly aligned with my need for slowing down and shutting up.  It’s supported me as I … Continue reading

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Freedom to be

We are fast approaching the end of February, and this is my first blog post of the month (gasp!).  My external silence has not been matched internally.  I’ve been dealing with a whole bevy of emotions, judgements, concerns, and criticisms … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Dream

I’ve spent a lot of time lately reflecting on what it takes to fulfill a dream.  The energy and language of my dreams has changed as I’ve grown and aged.  As a child in Plymouth I focused on what I hoped to find … Continue reading

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