In cleaning out my pictures on my phone, I realized that I completed 27 in 9, The Let It Go Challenge and "forgot" to share the wrapping up last 5 days. Well, I didn't completely forget but got busy in letting go. Some big things in my life started to appear that took a … Continue reading 27 in 9 Wrapped Up
Great to be back in the sunporch studio with 4 degrees, a temporary break from winter. The minds been running away to places and this space is as calming as it gets to just sit distraction free. Worries and fears are much like pain. Feeding them the attention that they deserve brings them to the … Continue reading Face The Fear
I'm amazed at the stuff, not necessarily, junk or garbage, but stuff in my bedroom as I am finally finished day 3 & 4. The Let It Go Challenge, inspired by “The Biggest Mistakes That Keep You From Living A Miraculous Flow” by Marci Shimoff and Debra Poneman. Let go: I’m following the practice of … Continue reading 27 in 9 Coming Out Of The Bedroom
Day 2 The Let It Go Challenge, inspired by "The Biggest Mistakes That Keep You From Living A Miraculous Flow" by Marci Shimoff and Debra Poneman. Let go: I'm following the practice of releasing old in creating a void for The Universe to fill with new. "In order to allow miracles into your life you … Continue reading You Can’t Fix Everything
Upping your reading game is great. What's more important is your ""take aways" "aha" "integration" from what you've read. Pretty proud of myself for my first 2018 read....."The Biggest Mistakes That Keep You From Living A Miraculous Flow" by Marci Shimoff and Debra Poneman. Sure it was an ebook, sure it's was 30 pages light-but, … Continue reading Take Aways, Ahas & Integration
The Motivation Manifesto ~ Brendon Burchard .......get it, read it, live it. "Hurry has become the master. We have stopped sensing the stillness, the stunning fullness and beauty and divine perfection of the moment. Most barrel through life, unaware of their senses and surroundings, deaf and blind to the magical qualities of… this… very… moment. … Continue reading Slow It Down
For example, although the National Nutrient database reports that a medium banana contains 422 milligrams of potassium, that figure is just an average determined from 14 samples. The actual range of potassium found in those samples was 364 mg to 502 mg per banana, as noted in a recent Scientific American article.
This post is quite different than my post of Sorry Hun I didn't know This was something I knew about. I knew you were different. Special. But of course all new moms think their off spring are special. Whereas I just thought growing up, I was weird. Weak. The most profound memory I have … Continue reading Empaths Unite
"All my failures can be traced to my silence" ~ incredible words, soul piercing words from Danielle LaPorte. Just as sure as your sitting reading this, you have experiences with life. In Danielle's words......Does someone you love (or you) need a little nudge to speak up? Craft your story, a story. Even if you decide … Continue reading Silence Is NOT Golden
One thing is for certain – self care will be more critical than ever during the days ahead to maintain fortitude and stay grounded. For more structured guidance and a self-care survival toolkit, join me, sign up for her 6-week 2017 Radical Self Care (https://radicalselfcare.leadpages.co/radical-self-care-6-week-series/) program beginning January 5th.
For the past month I’ve seen numerous patients and loved ones struggle to cope with shock, stress and grief. Many have experienced reactivated PTSD as current events trigger past traumas and even generational trauma. In one way or another many are processing a collective experience of shock, or susto. In traditional Latin American cultures susto is described as a ‘spirit attack,’ the shamanic concept of ‘soul loss’ following an acute shock. Susto is a variant of PTSD with chronic somatic and nervous complaints following a stressor. Some of these symptoms include:
- Digestive complaints
- Loss of appetite
- Increased susceptibility to illness
While much has been said about the need to maintain vigilance, be pro-active, to not become complacent in the face of threats to democracy and social justice, it is imperative that we tend to ourselves and each other to maintain resilience for the long haul. Hypervigilance puts a tremendous strain on the nervous system…
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