Non-Weather-Related Freeze: 5 Ways to Get Unstuck from Trauma

January 17, 2024

Before the devastating snow, ice, and wind storm of January 2024 in Oregon, I had been frozen for months. If you regularly read my newsletters […]

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Finding Peace Within

October 23, 2023

Hello My Friends, In all the chaos and unrest I had to take some time off to nurture myself and complete my recovery from COVID, […]

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A Camp for Widows

July 27, 2023

Last week I was honored to be a presenter at Camp Widow.  Just pause here for a second; what? Camp Widow? What is that? It […]

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We Don’t Know What to Do, But We Can Learn!

December 23, 2022

Last week, December 13, 2022, our world lost a bright light. Stephen tWitch Boss, a beloved DJ on the Ellen Show, a gifted dancer, and […]

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Finding The Calm Between Holiday Storms

December 8, 2022

I feel like every email in my inbox, and every post I see on social media is about the holidays. Joyful-looking people all dressed in […]

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Thank You for Reading!

November 19, 2022

I appreciate you taking the time to read my blogs over the years and hope you’ve received some great tips and tools for keeping yourself […]

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DON’T FALL: Keeping your Balance During Seasonal Change

October 13, 2022

Through coaching and yoga therapy, I work with a lot of older or physically challenged students and clients, so using the word fall has a […]

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Fix that “Bad” Day!

August 17, 2022

When more than a couple of things go wrong, do you ever catch yourself saying, “it’s just a bad day?” When that happens, do you […]

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Why Focus on Joy?

July 28, 2022

I remember the first time I felt joy after my mother died. She had battled leukemia for three and a half years before she died. […]

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Look, Your Perfection is Showing!

July 7, 2022

If I ask you to bring to mind your worst critic, that person in the office, or in your family, who just never thinks anything […]

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How to regain energy, vitality, and joy? Answers here: look Inward…

June 10, 2022

Does life seem difficult right now? You may feel depleted, heavy, and overtired. Do normal activities just feel challenging? Feeling depleted is not normal, and […]

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What the **** do I do now? Calm Down! Here’s how:

May 5, 2022

Did the political and world news get you even more off-balance this week? Are you feeling uncentered, uncertain, frustrated, and overwhelmed? Me too. Honestly, I […]

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“You’ve got to feel it to heal it.”

April 22, 2022

Throughout my journey as one who is healing and as a healer, this phrase has been an integral part of my understanding of the process […]

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April 8, 2022

Don’t you hate being told to “take a deep breath!” Usually, when someone tells me this, it’s the absolute last thing I feel like doing. […]

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“What can I do?”

March 25, 2022

When we are faced with challenges we often feel compelled to take action. When my husband died by suicide I found myself desperately asking, “what […]

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Your Simple Guide to Making Better Decisions is Here

March 4, 2022

Have you ever struggled to make a decision? Did you weigh the pros and cons and then still come up with enough weight on either […]

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Just a Spoonful of Gratitude Makes Any Day Better!

February 17, 2022

I was recently reading “Breathing Love, Meditation in Action” a book by my friend and teacher Jennie Lee. If you haven’t read it, I can’t […]

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Break Up With Your Resolution!

February 4, 2022

Does your resolution or vision board for 2022 already feel like a heavy burden? So many of us are struggling with just getting through our […]

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The BEST Way To Start Off 2022

December 31, 2021

New Year New You? No! There’s nothing wrong with the old you… As we turn the page on another year and say hello to 2022 […]

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Happy Holidays? YES!

December 16, 2021

4 Steps to help you Focus On Joy So many stressors are threatening to interfere with the joy that holidays are meant to be. Some […]

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Missing the Light?

December 3, 2021

 Illuminate dark winter nights with warm nourishing practices: If you’re an Old Testament reader, you know that the second act of God was to bring […]

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Preparing for Happy Healthy Holidays? YES!

November 18, 2021

In this year of transition, you may be experiencing even more holiday angst or worry than usual. Perhaps you skipped last year’s traditions because of […]

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Instant Happiness

November 4, 2021

There is a way to feel instantly happy, calorie-free, available everywhere at any time, with no negative side effects.  Hard to believe? It’s true, possible, […]

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Need a Well-Being Parachute?

October 22, 2021

Reach for Gratitude! One of the simplest and most effective ways to reduce stress and increase feelings of well-being is by practicing gratitude. I’ve shared […]

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Fall Gracefully into Balance

October 8, 2021

Depending on where you are in the world, autumn may have arrived recently. When it did, if you are the Pacific NW like I am, […]

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It’s Time to Celebrate!

September 22, 2021

Phoenix Rising, Powerful Women Who Rose From The Ashes To Claim Their Place launches today! We can do hard things, and this book is a […]

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Resolve to Be Better, Anytime!

September 8, 2021

The Jewish New Year happened this week! A friend asked me, “Do you make resolutions like at the traditional New Year?” The answer is yes, […]

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To Relieve Stress and Suffering, Give Yourself the Present.

August 26, 2021

Our global community is under so much stress right now. Many of us can barely remember a time when we felt light and easy and […]

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Fear Burnout

August 12, 2021

As Covid cases are on the rise again, many of us are feeling a new level of fear. If you live in Oregon, you are […]

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Sometimes the BEST thing you can do for your health is NOTHING!

July 29, 2021

Life has gotten busy again with the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions and a global release of all of the pent-up energy to get going. Are […]

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Release Your Burdens in 4 Steps

July 15, 2021

You may have felt the heaviness in the air lately. The extreme heat and humidity are partly to blame, but there is an energetic heaviness […]

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Keeping Cool the Ayurvedic Way

June 30, 2021

Here in the Pacific Northwest, we have just come through an unprecedented heatwave. Although there are hotter places on earth, we are certainly not used […]

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Disappointment as an Opportunity for Growth

June 17, 2021

Sometimes, even yogis with deep spiritual and meditation practices get knocked off balance by life. A wise teacher of mine once put her hands out […]

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Free At Home Therapy

June 3, 2021

Please join me for my Book Launch Party, I’ll be speaking about my chapter on June 8th at noon pacific time, I would love to […]

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Sing for Well Being

May 27, 2021

As Mental Health Awareness Month draws to a close, I hope you have increased self awareness and are noticing when you’re not feeling emotionally well. […]

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Your Attention Pleases

May 20, 2021

Do you ever feel unheard or unseen? Do you ever have something you want to ‘get off your chest’ but feel hesitant to share?  Sharing […]

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Finding Your Inner Calm in Conflict

May 12, 2021

A practice to heal suffering from within. Are you getting burned out on all the conflict in the media? It feels like everything in the […]

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Be Aware of Mental Health

May 7, 2021

May is Mental Health Awareness month, find mental and emotional wellbeing through awareness. You may be surprised to learn that I suffer from anxiety. What? […]

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Get Back to Health, Your Natural Way of Being: 3 Simple Practices

April 22, 2021

Staying in touch with nature balances and heals! Ayurveda, the most ancient healthcare system, has been around for over 5000 years.  During that time it […]

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Take Control of Your Life, Write your Own S.T.O.R.Y.

April 15, 2021

Using mindfulness to face challenges allows you the freedom to choose your path. Have you ever had second thoughts?   Can you think of a time […]

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Hack Uncertainty in Three Simple Steps

April 15, 2021

How you can reach a decision when you need a clear head and trusted judgment and don’t have time to phone a friend: If you […]

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Why Anxiety NOW? How to manage…

April 8, 2021

You don’t have to suffer from anxiety, take a breath and read on: After such a difficult year, we are finally beginning to re-emerge and […]

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3 Simple Spring Cleansing Practices

April 1, 2021

Spring cleaning is a tradition in almost all religions and cultures. Passover, the Jewish holiday where spring cleaning is observed is described in the bible […]

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Equanimity at the Equinox

March 25, 2021

Learn to practice equanimity to bring calm into your life, even when things feel out of control! At the Spring equinox last weekend I thought […]

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A Routine Move

March 18, 2021

Recovering from the chaos of this last year will take some time and focus. With all of the changes and uncertainty, you may feel ungrounded, […]

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Making Change

March 11, 2021

Are you overwhelmed with change right now? All of the forced changes from this past year can lead to physical, mental, and emotional imbalances.  Last […]

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Keep The Change

March 4, 2021

It has been one heck of an interesting year. Almost everyone on the planet (!) has been affected by the pandemic. Most of us have […]

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Emotional Growth through Challenge, Podcast

December 18, 2019

I was fortunate enough to be interviewed again for Dr. D’s Social Network, and enjoyed another deep and meaningful conversation with the brilliant Darian Parker […]

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10 Day Soul Cleanse

October 2, 2019

According to the Jewish calendar, this week marks humanity’s 5780th year on this planet. Mind-boggling isn’t it? We all know 2019 years ago was not […]

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A beautiful conversation about relationships and unconditional love, with Dorice Horenstein on her podcast Moments of the Heart.

August 7, 2019

Please enjoy this poignant conversation about love, loss and recovery. Dorice asked me what I thought made a good relationship. My answer: conscious communication and […]

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