Category Archives: body image

Goodbye Healing Sessions, Hello World

Yesterday I gave my last one-on-one bodywork session. It was a 90-minute massage with a generous soul who surrendered to the relaxing experience and gave me the gift of witnessing, one more time, the power of healing intention and healing … Continue reading

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A New Year, a New Post

Somehow January just sped on by and now it’s February 1st, a brand new month in a brand new year. When too much time passes between my blog posts, I get a little “blog shy” so I decided I’d drink … Continue reading

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Question #24

Question #24 for CoAnQuMo is a fascinating one, indeed! Here it is: What is your favorite word and why? I think I’m going to have to modify the question to be, “what is ONE of your favorite words and why?” … Continue reading

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Words Trapped in My Skin

“Symptoms are words trapped in the body.” ~Jacques Lacan, French psychoanalyst & psychiatrist This evening I am marinating in some news I just received from my dermatologist: I have a severe atypical mole and I need to have surgery (like … Continue reading

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Summertime Sabbatical

I’ve taken a leap. I’ve said YES to myself. I’m taking a break from giving bodywork sessions this summer. It’s been seven years and I’ve given over 1600 sessions. It’s time to rejuvenate, recharge, realign, relax, recalibrate, and revive! Here … Continue reading

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Face Your Intentions

This afternoon, after a lovely morning of teaching a sweet couple how to create encaustic paintings — they created five! — I started to feel the “art itch” myself and created a 2013 list of intentions…on my face. There is … Continue reading

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Body Zen: The Skinny on Fat

Last night as I was trying to fall asleep, I sat up in bed and jotted down some notes and one line I wrote was “love your fat.” This idea is coming up for me because we’re inching up on … Continue reading

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