4 Steps Towards Better Boundaries

Healthy boundaries make life so much more fun! When do you move cross them, when do you stay inside them, when do you stand in front of them looking through to the other side? Unfortunately, if you can’t feel them, you literally won’t know when they’ve been crossed, and you can be very vulnerable to burnout.

Sitting with tight hips: How to find dynamic balance in a chair

If you have tight hips to start with, and you sit for 6 – 8 hours a day even 4 days a week, you may be running into some trouble. My clients struggle with discomfort in sitting for two main reasons: They have to sit in a chair attentively for work They have a meditation … Read more

Why is my neck tight and what can I do about it?

This weeks blog post is for everyone who has ever wondered: Why is my neck so tight and what can I do about it? Many of us spend more than half of our day focused on a small screen for one reason or another. That narrow focus shrinks our visual field, stiffens our backs and necks, and make us feel like we are in a straight jacket.

Burnout prevention: the annoying topic you can’t afford to ignore

Click to see a short video about my upcoming Cranial Nerve Sequencing Workshop, April 1 & 2. Once you are in full blown “burnout” it is difficult to get out. Secondary symptoms like sleep deprivation, weight gain, and depression compound one another. Each one requires separate interventions and take time to unpack. That’s why prevention … Read more

Why is self-care so hard, and so important?

(Click on the beating heart to see this weeks video) Why you need to lower the self-care bar and check in with your body before making commitments. Most of us know the basics of self-care, but we struggle to practice them. Why is that? There is a huge emotional payoff for focusing on other-care. Imagine … Read more

Symptoms of compassion fatigue and how Cranial Nerve Sequencing can help

The symptoms of compassion fatigue seem normal to me. We run from the pain, numb out, or strike out in anger when people we care for are suffering – if we don’t have a solution that is accessible to us in our distress. Cranial Nerve Sequencing can help.

Vagus nerve exercises for deep breathing: Cranial nerve 10

click on the image to view this week’s video Focusing too much on your breathing can backfire; try two easy vagus nerve exercises instead. Do you or your clients struggle with shallow breathing, anxiety, and air hunger? You know that your breathing is tight and shallow because it feels horrible, but when you focus on … Read more

The simple joys of listening: Cranial Nerve 8

Attending to quality of sound can boost your communication skills, help you stay with yourself, and understand others more easily. Welcome to 2022! We will be continuing on our journey through the 12 cranial nerves, with one final post about the 8th cranial nerve. Over the break, I discovered a wonderful book that provides important … Read more

How to let go of holiday expectations

WHEN LETTING GO WAS FUN Remember those old-school merry-go-rounds on the playground? The ones that were just a spinning disc with bars you could grasp to push it around, or hang onto? Remember the pleasure of holding on, holding on, holding on…and then letting go and flying off into the dirt? Were you like me, … Read more