Lastly, I’ve noticed more and more how healing it feels to return to nature medicine… through simple mindfulness activities that allow me to connect with the energy of mother nature, I feel nourished. These practices don’t take any special technique or supplies, just the willingness to not be distracted by external sources (television, music, social media, or the news) and a little time.
As I celebrated the vibrant and nurturing energy of the solstice and reflected on the gifts my spirit has to share with the world, one of the things that came up for me was my continued desire for connection
Today is the Spring Equinox (for those of us in the northern hemisphere)… the day when the sun passes over the equator and the length of day and night are (relatively) equal. It also happens to be my birthday! Time of Renewal As you probably already know, springtime is usually associated with a sense of […]
I’m baaaaaack! Today I returned from a five week vacation by sitting down to reflect on what I’ve learned during this time off. Let me share some of my summer reflections with you. The Importance of Mental Breaks Though my work is not necessarily spiritual, it does involve holding space for the journeys of others. […]
So yesterday was Independence Day. I haven’t really liked this holiday in a long time. I have fond memories of driveway fireworks with my parents and brother from my childhood. But as an adult, it has never really resonated. My dislike goes beyond being a parent of young children (and the lack of sleep that […]
I posted this on Instagram the other day, but I keep coming back to the idea: I am often reminded of the beautiful power of #breath. Such a simple act, breathing… often (usually?) done without thought or attempt at control… yet, of all the things we try to control in this world, our breath is […]