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

Small Acts of Kindness Matter

When the world is on fire, it’s hard to believe that one act of kindness matters.

Especially kindness towards yourself.

In fact, studies show that we grossly underestimate the positive effects of small acts of kindness, stopping us from doing what our heart asks us to do. Negativity bias really throws us for a loop.

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

Savor your daily life with the Alexander Technique

What embodiment has to offer positive psychology Can you believe I’ve been made fun of for my peculiar ability to enjoy myself? Apparently, a default sense of wonder and awe towards moving bodies makes me a bit of an eccentric. I’m ok with that, and now research is catching up with me. Nothing makes me … 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

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

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.

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

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.