Category Archives: bodywork

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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Top Five Tips for Thriving During the Holidays

Welcome to December, everyone! For many of us December is a month of paradoxes — delight and stress, celebration and exhaustion, peace and chaos, wonder and worry, love and loneliness. The holiday season, for those of you who participate, can … Continue reading

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Question #27

I’ve been holding off answering this next CoAnQuMo question because it has felt, well, a bit weighty for me. I think I can attempt to answer it today. I took a nice run/walk through Ravenna Park and I feel, for … Continue reading

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Question #23

I notice that birds seem to be significant in your art and even your business name. Can you tell me the significance? My particular interest in birds began when I formed a deep bond with a budgie named Zelda. I’ve … Continue reading

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Question #22

CoAnQuMo continues with the 22nd question! What is the most effective essential oil? Great question! It’s one I can’t really answer as is, for each essential oil has its own raison d’être and healing qualities. So I’ll break it down … Continue reading

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Questions #18 and #19

It’s been an intense 48 hours with very little sleep, as I’ve been helping a dear friend who was in the hospital. All is looking up now, and she’s home (!), so my heart feels less worried and hurried. And … Continue reading

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Questions #13 and #14

Today’s CoAnQuMo counts for two days of blogging action — and it so happens the two questions I am going to answer are related. Imagine that! Question #13: How often to receive massage and when can you tell in your … Continue reading

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