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Rewilding. Natural Processes to Shape Our Lives.

Rewilding. Natural Processes to Shape Our Lives.

The sun warm, the breeze cool, I prepare the yard in our city neighborhood for winter. I plant tulip bulbs that have multiplied from an Easter plant alongside the walkway leading up to our front porch. Alongside this walk, the Shasta daisies are dried and stalky. The hostas wilted, appear weary and sprawl towards the […]

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My Autumn List for Wellbeing!

My Autumn List for Wellbeing!

I enjoy lists. Not merely for tasks, but also to remind myself to prioritize relationships and wellness. Discovering Bullet Journaling in 2018 led me into a whole different realm of managing my self directed life with a mindfulness based approach that incorporates goal setting with self reflection and journaling. https://bulletjournal.com/ I strive to create lists […]

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Fall Equinox: Finding Balance and Blessing.

Fall Equinox: Finding Balance and Blessing.

Happy Fall Equinox! Like many folks in the Northern Hemisphere, I celebrate the turning of the Celtic Wheel. These past seasons of Covid, with political polarization and now the Delta variant that brings with it, rising Covid numbers and ongoing uncertainty, I am drawn towards seeking stability, grounding and connection. For over eighteen months, I […]

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Summer. What’s Next Ain’t Easy.

Summer   Summer. The Joys/dreams/memories and longings of summer. It seems the pace of life slows down, perhaps this allows us to savor both sunrise and sunset. At sunrise, the morning birdsong and at sunset, the hum of insects serenade us in a Symphony of the Species that occasionally, depending on location, can include bullfrogs, […]

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Questions for the Other Side Of Covid. Please Respond.

Questions for the Other Side Of Covid. Please Respond.

  Nationally, regionally and locally, we are not anywhere near herd immunity with Covid, but we are gradually opening up and releasing restrictions in the early summer months of 2021. I have become quite accustomed to some practices and have some inquiries around this bridge time. Here are my questions: Are we all still hiking? […]

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Justice and Tenderness

Justice and Tenderness

  A question I ask myself often: How is it possible that we continue to navigate daily life with so much violence in our society? Is this a sign of resilience or bypass? I strive to not normalize violence against black and brown lives and the culture of mass weaponry that continues to allow domestic […]

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Small Acts of Kindness. Biomimicry and Compassion

Small Acts of Kindness. Biomimicry and Compassion

Have you ever in your life, suffered in silence, screaming inwardly, the fractured pieces of your life crumbling, barely functioning, but out of fear, guilt and shame you internalized enormous feelings and went about your daily life pretending to be “fine”? Raise your hand please, both of mine are in the air waving around frantically […]

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Tenderness and Empowerment: Practices of Renewal and Restoration

Tenderness and Empowerment: Practices of Renewal and Restoration

  Speak to the hard, numb, raw, vulnerable and painful sensations in your body Witness these with an offering of words lacking the harshness of judgement, usher in the sweet, sweet sounds of fierce kindness, compassion and tenderness. Place your hands carefully and lovingly on your own soft, warm body where you feel the sharp,  jagged […]

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When Life feels Undone: A List for Restoration

When Life feels Undone: A List for Restoration

Well, here we are in 2021. Barely a week into the year, we have a coup, the virus still rages, it is January and visiting family means we brace ourselves into engaging in cold weather activities. Life feels undone and this unraveling feels like it stretches way into the unforeseeable future. Feeling all the things […]

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