Last month my blogs followed the journey of my client Anne and her struggle with Lyme disease. Anne was able to reach a level of healing that allowed her to pursue her dream of spending a year in Ireland. She writes, “This country is gorgeous, and I feel that I’m exactly where I’m supposed to […]
Years ago, when I was just starting to explore shamanism, I was in a workshop where the teacher told us to let our inner vision guide us as he led us on a drum journey. As he began drumming, I closed my eyes and began to relax. Colors started to pulsate in my inner vision and soon […]
One of my favorite activities is to teach Healing Touch techniques to the whole family, especially when they are welcoming a new addition. In a recent Healing Touch for Babies class, we studied 3 aspects of energy therapy that I find particularly compelling. “Family Centered Care” puts the emphasis on the FAMILY, from conception through […]
It was a magnificent autumn day in Colorado. The mountains in the distance, the valley below, and everything around me appeared vibrant and colorful yet serene. My inner landscape, on the other hand, portrayed a much different picture. I was feeling an unidentifiable nagging unsettledness and resistance, difficult to name but somehow knowing it was […]
Anne had come in several times suffering from acid reflux that she believed was connected to her stress at work. We focused on her intention to feel calm, which helped reduce the severity of discomfort, but it didn’t seem to take away the problem for good. Also, she was taking antacids but wasn’t so sure […]
When I first saw this sculpture it stopped me in my tracks. The four eagles represent power, wisdom, support, and guidance. The Native American appears vulnerable yet strong. There is active communication between the eagles and the man. This sculpture speaks to me in a way that perfectly describes shamanic healing. The man’s hands are […]
Susan was preparing for a hysterectomy. She was so filled with anxiety that she was like a deer in headlights. She looked at me wide-eyed and asked, “What if I die?” Her eyes filled with tears as I said gently, “Let’s see what we can do to help.” Surgery can often be an invasive, painful and […]
Every January for the past several years, I’ve noticed that the parking lot is PACKED at the health club where I swim and take yoga classes. And, it never fails that I hear the same joke year after year: “Don’t worry. By February the crowds will be gone.” This year has been no different…but it can be!