Coming to our senses without getting overwhelmed

Dear Friends, Does this ever happen to you: You sit down to meditate. Within 30 seconds you receive messages of distress and discomfort from your body-brain. Something else is needed, and this isn’t it… What can you do when the practices you rely on don’t produce the calming effect you so desperately need? I’ll answer … Read more

Body Awareness vs. Overthinking

Awareness Preludes for Ease & Confidence Do you struggle with overthinking? Perhaps you were bullied, intensely criticized, or made to feel that you are less than, stupid, or ugly at some point in your past.  You overthink things and feel overwhelming anxiety sometimes when you have to face challenges in your life… but you don’t … Read more

Transform social anxiety with embodiment coaching

This video explores the correlation between ease of movement and fluidity of attention. Both fixed and fluid attention are fundamental awareness skills necessary for cultivating states of flow and joy. If you suffer from social anxiety, these embodiment skills can really help.

6 ways to break isolation for solo-preneurs

Isolation can be double deadly for small business owners, who make up a shocking 99.9% of the economy here in the USA. Furthermore, 8 out of 10 small businesses have only one employee. You. Here’s how you can break the isolation without breaking the bank.

Witnessing pain before taking action

Alexander Technique wisdom for your nervous system Do you feel conflicted about what to say or do in the presence of suffering? It’s impossible to know what will or won’t exacerbate the pain. This is true when witnessing other people’s struggles, but also in witnessing our own. Witnessing what’s going on without judgement takes emotional … Read more

Whole body awareness and joy

5 steps to freedom from habits of negative self-judgement Have you ever found yourself in scary loop of self awareness and negativity? Something about you comes into your awareness, and your heart sinks. This starts an often unconscious “trying to fix it loop” that makes you miserable. There’s the visual version of this, when you … Read more

A quiet evening with your vagus nerve

Your body needs time to receive There is a crazy emphasis on giving, giving, giving, here in the USA during the holidays. The sheer volume of it can be so overwhelming that your body starts to shut down. You need ample time and space to physically receive what is given, to savor it, digest it, … Read more

3 important signs that you need better boundaries

You know that scrunchy end of year feeling? You realize the number of things you still need to get done…but haven’t done yet…and you subconsciously steel yourself to cram it all into the “time you have left?” There you are, your mind, body and schedule filled with stuff. This year, I just can’t do it. … Read more

Letting other people be uncomfortable is the bomb

Do you ever feel exhausted after social events? The very word “social” implies fitting in with others, not sticking out, setting others at ease. Unfortunately, that’s often impossible if you are exploring better boundaries and being true to yourself. What if you dress differently? What if your physical appearance is really different from a group … Read more

Knowing your limits is key to resilience

Foundational embodiment supports better boundaries so you can make the most out of catastrophe Have you ever been the recipient of personal catastrophic news? I’m not talking about the collective disasters we all face. I mean personal loss of something or someone that you have a direct, physical relationship with. How do we navigate our … Read more