Healing

The Largest Public Health Study You’ve Never Heard Of

The “Adverse Childhood Experiences” (ACE) study is massive. It’s results are conclusive and have been reproduced countless times worldwide. The implications of the data are staggering. Yet, hardly anyone in the American medical mainstream talks about it. Let’s talk about it today. YOUR BIOGRAPHY BECOMES YOUR BIOLOGY In the 1990’s, Dr. Vincent Felitti led a CDC…

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10 reasons why I love being an empath

I love encouraging empaths to see their sensitivities as gifts! Compassion for others. Healing gifts. Intuition. Creativity. Spiritual experiences. Psychic abilities. Connection with mother nature. So I decided to make my own list of positive aspects. What’s an empath? My personal definition is this: empaths are more sensitive to energy than other people. And since…

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The Gift of Anger

I promise that you will NOT think about anger the same way after you watch this interview. Anger is a big, powerful emotion. We let it spill over. We fear it. Bypass it. Pretend it isn’t there. We keep calm and carry on. In truth, anger is wisdom. Anger serves a beautiful purpose – to…

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A conversation with mind-body coach Nikki Sargent

Coaches need coaching too 🙂 And Nikki Sargent is MY mind-body coach. She has compassion for me when I forget to have compassion for myself. She holds space for me to have emotions. To feel anxious. To feel angry. To feel scared. To be uncomfortable. To be human. Having a compassionate guide to turn to…

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The difference between harmful and uncomfortable

Sometimes, discomfort and harm go together. For example, putting your hand on a hot stove is both painful and dangerous. But other times, discomfort does not signal of danger. For example, writing a book, asking someone out on a date and running a marathon are all activities that may cause discomfort. But that doesn’t necessarily…

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Will I ever be completely clear of anxiety?

Recently, a friend was telling me about a blissful experience she had with an energy healer. She said, “I felt so good. I felt like I had been resting for an eternity. I felt airy. I felt brand new.” And then she asked me this: Will I ever be completely clear of anxiety? Maybe you…

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Six tricks for falling asleep when you’re anxious or excited

Have you ever had the experience of being so excited that you couldn’t sleep at night? I have. Do any of these scenarios sound familiar:          you have a big meeting or presentation the next day          you’re excited about a creative project          you’re traveling…

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A conversation with mind-body coach Abigail Steidley

What do Irish fiddling, Harry Potter and Spirit Guides have in common? Let’s find out! Abigail Steidley is a mind-body coach (and healer and mentor) who walks her talk. In her twenties, Abigail found herself suffering with pelvic pain syndromes, vulvodynia, interstitial cystitis and other chronic pain syndromes. After the frustrating experience of seeing many…

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How to receive

“There is a secret about human love that is commonly overlooked: Receiving it is much more scary and threatening than giving it.”  — John Welwood As a prayer chaplain, I’m available to pray with anyone at my Unity church who asks for prayer support. After one of our Sunday services, a young woman asked me…

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