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How the Simple Act of Caring Can Transform Your Work and Life

This month I’d like to share some thoughts with you that have emerged from a continuing education class I’m taking called, “Caring Science, Mindful Practice,” based on the work of Jean Watson and Thich Nhat Hanh, two leaders in the fields of mindfulness and heart-centered healing. We were asked to reflect on: “What is caring professional […]

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The Key to Growing Through Life’s Challenges

In my recent blog, “Gratitude for the Pain,” I wrote that all of life’s challenges have hidden messages and provide opportunities to be grateful for how these challenges actually support our growth. In response, one of my readers sent me a note and shared that several people in his life are dealing with incredible tragedy or […]

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How Learning Healing Touch Helps Build Empathy

There are many reasons why teaching Healing Touch is so gratifying, but more than anything, I love witnessing the profound evolution that takes place in my students over the course of just a couple of days. One of the first concepts we emphasize is “beginner’s mind.” People come to class from a wide variety of […]