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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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