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Here’s how I know we’re never stuck…..

…. it’s called, Experience Dependent Neuroplasticity This is how I know, based on the research, that we’re never stuck. Research consistently shows whatever we focus on for any period of time our brain learns and encodes. This is especially true if we’re linking thought with feelings and linger on body sensations. We’re doing this all […]

Meditation…. why bother?

We all know that meditation is supposed to be good for us. And if we’ve tried it, and even if we have a long term practice, we realize meditation isn’t the simplest thing to do.  Our brain is tricky, as Paul Gilbert often says! So why bother?  Recently I read a study by a team […]

Wizarding World & Healing

I’m not a big fan of theme parks, but that changed when I had the chance to take my 12 year old niece to Harry Potter’s Wizarding World. We entered a brilliantly created magical world, complete with interactive wands to practice spells. Healing requires a similar immersion, a shift from one world to another. When […]

Give Up. When all else fails, just give up

Give up? Yup. You read it correctly. I felt that way recently when I felt threatened in a conversation.I couldn’t make sense of the confusing messages I was picking up. That always throws me off. I lose connection to myself and to what’s going on around me.. I wasn’t really being threatened, was I?  What I did know is […]

What to do when triggered …..

   After a life of living with shame I know it’s possible to heal. For fun, I created a “calling card” with my current status! Find out more at the Brattleboro Retreat Workshop, September 23, 2016 Recently we had some beloved family over who have a 15 year old son.  It was wonderful to see them. […]

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