Trees bend in the wind, flowers shrug off a late spring snow, the creek bends with the contours of the land.  Nature adapts to a variety of circumstances, and the outcome is a perfectly harmonious blending of energies that grows stronger with time. What is this aspect of nature that allows this flexibility? Resilience is the word that comes to mind for me.  What is resilience? According to Psychology Today, resilience is ‘that ineffable quality that allows some people to be knocked down by life and come back stronger than ever’ I suspect that, as humans, it is a lack of resilience that may beRead More →

A medical diagnosis can be life-changing, frightening and confusing.  In order to heal, your body needs gentle, loving care, not a battle with disease.  Our healthcare system is designed to treat disease with a seek-and-destroy mentality, often times leaving you feeling dis-empowered with limited choices. Your thoughts and reactions can have a powerful impact on your ability to heal.  This is a place where you have complete control.  Which ones feel best in your body?  This is a great time to learn to tune in to what your body is telling you, and what you may have been missing.  A diagnosis can be a wake-upRead More →