Peeling the Layers of Grief

Peeling the Layers of Grief Last Sunday, May 5th, I awoke to voices cheering outside my window and looked out to see thousands of bikers lined up on Church Street, waiting for the Five Borough Bike Tour to begin. Approximately 32,000 riders. I had to smile. May 5th was also the two-year anniversary of my […]

Healing Trauma

I’ve been listening to Dr. Peter Levine’s audio recording Healing Trauma–Restoring the Wisdom of the Body. In it he talks about the long-term effects of trauma, and how we can learn to move through it effectively, so as not to become damaged by it. Trauma, he says, “is shock to the psyche, body, nervous system, […]

The Heart Chakra

The first time I started paying attention to my heart chakra was about a year ago when an energy healer told me that I had a hole in mine. Huh??? A hole in my heart chakra? What does that even mean? My response was to dive headlong into a year of studying energy medicine and […]

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