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My SE Experience: Part 5

Life goes on, as does my continued progress in healing with Somatic Experiencing, which I’ve been sharing in this ongoing series of posts (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4). My capacity continues to grow. When I use the word “capacity”, … Continue reading

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Starting the New Year Right

Everyone is familiar with the resolution madness that occurs with what I heard recently called the “Caucasian New Year”. November and December are the biggest months for retail, but I bet for gyms it’s January and February. I can barely … Continue reading

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My SE Experience: Part 2 (Slow Down to Speed Up)

In the previous post (Part 1), I talked about what it’s like to have completed a significant amount of Somatic Experiencing (SE) work. There’s much less constriction, more freedom of movement physically and in the mind, and less energy output … Continue reading

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More Self Compassion Practice

In a previous post I wrote about the practice of attending to one’s own physical cues as a starting place for cultivating a self-compassionate stance. This is often where we need to start if trying to tune in to and … Continue reading

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Are You Really Connected?

When I see people staring at their phones in public while their two year old tugs at their sleeve, I always wonder what the societal impact of this will be. Electronic distraction is a relatively new phenomenon, and the full … Continue reading

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Do You Know What’s in Your Shampoo?

After its recent hiatus, the Environmental Working Group’s Skin Deep cosmetics safety database is back up and running! Check out the safety of your favorite products, from deodorant to toothpaste, and baby and mens products. I checked and found most things … Continue reading

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Resolute Self Compassion

It’s that time of year again – New Year’s resolutions that bud in December and fade by February, forgotten by March. Resolution is a form of resolute. Webster defines resolute as “marked by firm determination”, and lists some of its … Continue reading

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2013 Challenge – Add Silence Practice this Year and Change Your Life

I’ve issued an invitation to everyone on the meditation reminder list, and am repeating it in this post. I plan to commit to daily silence every day in 2013. Please see this page for further details on how you can … Continue reading

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Why is Gluten Intolerance Growing?

Here’s a quick article I picked up from the Eating Rules Facebook feed today, positing explanations for the rise in gluten intolerance, which make a lot of sense. I often feel like the science around gluten tolerance is SO not … Continue reading

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The Quest for Perfect Health (Control)

Having spent a great deal of my life trying to cope with everything from allergies, to headaches, stomachaches, gluten intolerance, and now Hashimoto’s, I’ve read and searched a great deal about health – pretty much ever since there’s been an … Continue reading

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