Six Months

Yesterday marked six months since my children came home from school for the last time. Six months since my husband went into the office. Six months stuck at home except for essential errands. Six months of hand sanitizer and face masks and social distancing, of canceled birthday celebrations and postponed family gatherings.  This Saturday will […]

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Connection to Earth & Ancestry Through Herbal Smoke Cleansing

This post originally appeared on the Full Circle Yoga & Healing Arts Blog on August 7, 2020. Lately I’ve been spending a lot of time in the garden. Whether watering my recent succulent transplants or pruning back overgrown herbs, I like to spend at least a little time each day communing with the plants and […]

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The Healing Power of the Sun

These are uncertain times (to say the least). Though we are all experiencing current events through our own unique lens, I think it safe to say that we are all walking into an unknown future. And whatever your perspective, that can feel scary. In searching for possible insight or reflection to offer, the only things that […]

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Boring

It’s been a while… It’s been a long time since I felt like writing. Or posting on social media. Or getting together with friends. And it’s okay. I almost wrote, “And I’m okay with that” but that’s not quite true. I’ve accepted the fact that the last few months have felt this way, but I’m […]

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Choosing the Softer Path

The last several months, I’ve been hard on myself. It was a busy summer for my family. Without a lot of conscious intention, I filled the days and weeks with art classes, summer camps, family vacations, and lots of memory-making, nurturing experiences for my children. It wasn’t deliberate or intentional, but I lost much of […]

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