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Do You Need to Release Stress Fast?

Any time can be a stressful time though the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s can be the most stressful time of all. In addition to our regular daily life, the days and weeks leading up to, including and after the holidays can be tremendously stressful for everyone. That’s why I was guided to create a series of super short videos, about 2 minutes each, yet each containing a simple and effective stress busting tip.  Tip # 1 - Take Ten Breaths Yep, that’s it. Research by AIS, The … [Read more...]

Does the Hustle and Bustle of the Holidays Overwhelm You?

Thanksgiving is days away and the holiday season follows right behind. For most of us, this means that on top of our already long ‘to do’ lists, we have tons of holiday related activities and things to do as well. The holidays are exciting for sure, yet for those of us who are sensitive to the energies around us, exciting times can quickly become over-stimulating and too much. In the past, when things got to be too much energetically for me, I caught a cold, got laryngitis, the flu or felt … [Read more...]

How Do You Climb Out of a Light Worker’s Deep Dark Hole of Despair?

Okay, I know this isn’t a fun topic for sensitive people and light workers to read about, though I promise there is Light at the End of the Tunnel! Has it ever seemed like the Universe is working against you? Let’s say one or more of the following happened to you: - your long term marriage or relationship ended suddenly; - your landlord tells you they’re selling your building and you have to move out of your apartment immediately; - your job, which had been the bright spot in your life, … [Read more...]

Synchronicity or a Sign? How Do You Know the Divine Are There?

As humans, we can often feel alone, unsure, lost, disconnected, unsupported and abandoned by family, friends, ourselves and even the Divine. Other humans, including those closest to us, can let us down. However, the Divine never do, though from our limited perspective it might seem so. Yet, how do we know the Divine are there for us? They give us signs all the time. When things happen the way we want, we say it’s a coincidence, serendipity or synchronicity instead of understanding that … [Read more...]

I feel so silly sharing this . . .

A few Sundays ago, after Reiki training and a week of solid rain, I went for a walk on the paved paths around a local lake. With all the rain we’ve had lately, the lake is full and feeds a lovely, restored waterfall. This lake is a popular spot for birds who migrate and common ducks alike. From a distance, I noticed two mallard ducks who looked like love birds as they sat beak-to-beak. I was captivated by them and pointed them out to a mom who walked the perimeter while her kids zoomed by on … [Read more...]

Quick question for you . . .

I’m doing a quick study and wanted to know if I can ask you a somewhat intimate question . . . My question is this . . .  Do you feel even the tiniest bit guilty when you take a day off from work, because you’re sick, whether it’s a cold, the flu, or a much needed mental health day? I ran into one of my neighbors, Kathleen, a few days ago in the middle of the afternoon. Since she’s usually at work then, I asked how she was doing? She mentioned that she’d been sick earlier that week … [Read more...]

Is Your Sleep Revitalizing You?

In my last post, I shared ways to jumpstart your day on a positive note. This time, we’ll focus on the other bookend  - ending the day on a positive note so you sleep deeply all night long. For many of us - energy sensitives, intuitives, light workers, earth angels - falling and staying asleep can be a real challenge unless we have a set routine we can relax into. Why? Unconsciously, most of us are hardwired to be on guard and hyper aware of what’s going on around us.  We use our … [Read more...]

Are you around this week?

Hi Quick story for you . . . At our last Sacred Women’s Circle, we explored the 1st or Root Chakra. (In case you’re unfamiliar, chakras are energy centers in the body.) One activity we did was massage and connect with our feet, ankles, knees, legs, hips and tailbone as those are the body areas the Root Chakra covers. As I massaged my feet, I noticed how sore the bunion below my big toe was. (I knew this was caused by a new pair of sneakers I use for walking and jogging.) We then … [Read more...]

How to Shift From a Crappy to a Happy Mood!

Do you ever wake up still feeling tired or in what I call a crumball or crappy mood? Maybe you didn’t sleep well, went to bed later than usual, or your child was sick and interrupted your sleep, worried about money or something at work or any other gazillion possible reasons. My mom used to tease me saying, “someone woke up on the wrong side of the bed.” It’s been my experience that the way to do this isn’t modeled to us and instead we’re told to “snap out of it” or “get over … [Read more...]

I’m taking a quick poll . . .

I’m taking a quick poll and wanted to know if I can ask you a personal (and somewhat vulnerable) question . . . My question is this: How often do you wake up in the morning feeling really jazzed, excited and delighted to start your day?  In one of the private Facebook groups I’m in, a friend of mine, Tina, commented that she rarely, even on weekends, wakes up happy or excited. Tina is such a caring person. She has lots of friends and her dog and everyone else’s dogs adore her, but … [Read more...]