• Distinguishing the Rhythms of Now

    Distinguishing the Rhythms of Now As someone who rides her bike six days a week, I’ve noticed how my brain-body-beliefs speak to me in forms of rhythm both on and off the bike. But I recognize that as those rhythms are pulsing and doing their thing, sometimes I am not really in the pulse, and I am missing the opportunity to absorb and enjoy the intricacies of the now. On the Bike On the bike, there are many rhythms I experience, some in isolation, but most of them pulsing synchronously. All con…

  • Tire Tread for Transitions

    A Bear in Winter I am asleep. With autumn’s shorter days and longer nights, transitioning from summer to winter can be a bear. And I feel like a bear! It’s dark and cold in the morning. I’m snuggled under the covers, and mentally I am ready to pop out of bed for the day, but my body is in the thickets of resistance and cringes at the thought of enduring the brrrrr. Then I think about my mountain bike ride for the day, the trails that are still dry and haven’t been dusted with winter’s flirtati…

  • Solo Solace as Sanctuary for Soul

    Alone. When is the last time you gifted yourself solo solace “me” time? Where were you? What did you do? How did you feel? What value did you attach to your time alone? Were you truly alone? Not lonely, simply alone. Just you and the sacred medley of your you-ness. Solo solace is healing for you-ness. How? I shall share my raw authentic stream of consciousness about my experience with it. First, I’ll say I had reasons for gifting myself solo solace “me” time. The depth of those reasons dese…

  • The Soul of a Highly Sensitive & Empathic Person

    What is intuition, soul essence and soul purpose, and how do they function as a sacred medley for a highly sensitive and empathic person? When you're agitated, confused, angry, self-doubting, stuck, lost, or not feeling good in some way, it's your highly sensitive and empathic self wanting to energetically align. There is nothing to be "fixed" about you. YOU are an inspiration just as you are! The Intuition, Your Hub of Hunches Thoughts. Feelings. Knowings. How you are RECEIVING & PROCESSING i…

  • The Animal Reiki Scoop from Snoop

    The following story inspired me to extend my Reiki training and become an Animal Reiki practitioner. The story highlights how Kathleen Prasaad’s Let Animals Lead® Method nurtures the agency and autonomy of the “neighborhood cat,” particularly in the heart of the 6th Pillar. Here’s the scoop from Snoop. When I was a high school teacher, a student of mine illustrated a children’s book I wrote. When she showed me her drawings, she asked, “Are these good enough?” I responded, “I will never answer t…


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