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.

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

The secret to improving your online listening skills

ARE YOU MISSING OUT ON THE PLEASURES OF SOUND & VIBRATION? Who wouldn’t want to be a calm, attentive listener? Yet most of us humans struggle to really hear each other. We get easily distracted by our own thoughts or devices. I’m sure you also notice people in daily life straining to hear each other, … Read more

Pain relief through mindful movement: how the Alexander Technique works

  Numerous studies show that the Alexander Technique significantly reduces pain. We are finally beginning to understand why – and that’s so important when you are in pain. Understanding how a process works motivates you to stick with it long enough to experience the best results. Let me tell you a quick, funny back pain … Read more

Access emotional awareness through your sense of smell

“… I carried to my lips a spoonful of the tea in which I had let soften a bit of madeleine. But at the very instant when the mouthful of tea mixed with cake crumbs touched my palate, I quivered, attentive to the extraordinary thing that was happening inside me.” – Marcel Proust Have you … Read more

DEAR BODY, PLEASE FORGIVE ME, LOVE, YOUR CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM

I’m feeling humbled today. I was going to write an article about my dermatome mapping process for publication in the American Society for the Alexander Technique Journal. I’m going to miss my deadline. It’s too important to rush. Though I know the practice really works, that people gain ease and more coordination, I don’t know … Read more