In Body, Embody

We have to embody the world we want to see.  If we want less hate, less judgment and more compassion, then we have to hug more.  We have to smile more.  We have to shake hands more. Sometimes, though, it’s hard to be “in” our bodies.  Our society privileges the mental and we become mental. Continue reading “In Body, Embody”

Not Every Day Has to be a Big Day

Not every day has to be a big day.  I’m learning that, seemingly over and over again.  Sometimes, the smallest progress is the hardest gained.  Sometimes, the small details add up to something much bigger, like a pointillist painting or a mosaic. I love thru-lines and themes and big picture thinking, but I am findingContinue reading “Not Every Day Has to be a Big Day”

Mind the Gap

If you’ve ever been to London, you’ve probably taken the Tube, aka the subway.  Most people who ride the Tube remember  signs everywhere saying, “Mind the Gap”. Years later, I’ve been fascinated with gaps, but mostly gaps in thinking, gaps in awareness, gaps in consciousness.  What I’ve learned from my own life and observing othersContinue reading “Mind the Gap”

Mind Body Momentum: Is It All In Your Head?

Pain in the neck…. Pain the butt… Butterflies in my stomach… All of these commonly used phrases allude to emotional states, thoughts we have, that we feel in our body.  This week on What Women Want Talk Radio with host Judy Goss, we explored the mind-body connection with experts Dr. Robi Ludwig and Sonia Satra.Continue reading “Mind Body Momentum: Is It All In Your Head?”

Transforming Our Pain Into Action

This week’s What Women Want Talk Radio with Judy Goss had one stand-out theme to me:   transforming our pain into action. We all deal with pain–emotional, physical.  People often put pain on a spectrum, at least in clinical environment.  I see pain as sort of a canvas of colors and shades personally.  What’s importantContinue reading “Transforming Our Pain Into Action”