With the coming of the new year, comes a spike in the need to set resolutions, goals and lofty ambitions. Are you feeling it? For years and years we’ve been trained to make lists, prioritize goals and if we’re good, even give ourselves delicious, motivating rewards. Something along the lines of “do this…and get that.” But … Continue reading New Year, New You?
I used to think that in order to live a happy life, everything needed to be perfect. I've always been driven. And at some point, I internalized that in order to be successful I had to be perfect. In my second year of graduate school, I birthed my first daughter into the world. Then continued … Continue reading Present is Better Than Perfect
As a Virgo, the art of giving myself grace can be a very, very difficult thing to do. Growing up, I remember opting out of all activities I thought I was “bad” at. Essentially, I tried to eliminate all opportunities for me to mess up in front of others and fall short of perfection. Somewhere … Continue reading A Little Grace
Pregnancy, birth and motherhood are times of change on a physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual levels. Motherhood teaches us to discover who we really are, beneath the roles that we play. Often, we approach children with ideas about what we can teach them about this life. It’s true that we have important information to pass … Continue reading Pocket-Sized Gurus
Awestruck and thunderstruck. Completely amazed at what my body just accomplished…but now..... What just HAPPENED? The first few days after giving birth were very trying this time around. Not only did I have a brand new baby and healing to do, this time there was also my high energy toddler to take care of. This … Continue reading Talking to Yourself
Just because you have been given a due date, it doesn’t mean that your baby will arrive on that date, nor does it mean that your baby is overdue. The date we are given is not the date your baby will arrive, it’s an approximate idea of when your baby will be ready to be … Continue reading A Time to Freeze
If we recall a couple of centuries ago, people simply lacked knowledge about bacteria or dangerous chemicals. They did not understand the need to keep their bodies clean and to prevent their food from going bad. We may look back at that time and consider it primitive compared to what we know today. We might … Continue reading Keep it Clean
Crystals! I get a ton of questions about these beautiful earth gifts when I wear them, after I post a new addition on my social media, or prior to a Reiki session (they are an integral part of the sessions). There are many ideas and preconceived notions about them, so the aim of this post … Continue reading Crazy Crystal Lady?!
Pharmaceutical drugs may not be your only path to pain relief. After reading this, you may want to skip the drugs and investigate natural options.
Home should be the one place where we can go to retreat from chaos and raise our energy. Our home space which we surround ourselves is very often an expression of where we are emotionally and spiritually. I believe that our homes are a clear reflections of ourselves, for better or for worse. They are … Continue reading Heal Your Home