Sustain Yourself

As the days get cooler and the nights get longer (at least in the Northern Hemisphere), we are entering a time when taking good care of ourselves is vital. This is a great time to boost your immune system and care for your body – setting yourself up for health through the holidays and into […]

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The Messages You Send Yourself

This week I’ve been thinking a lot about how our deep and wise Self sends us messages all the time. They may come in the form of intuition, insight, emotion, coincidence/synchronicity, dreams, physical or psychological symptoms, creative impulses, or body sensations. Your psyche speaks through symbol, metaphor, and feeling. But if you don’t know how […]

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Go with the changes

Have you heard the saying, “The only thing that is constant is change?” You may have nodded your head and thought “yes, that sounds true.” But have you really considered what this means for you and your life? This nugget of wisdom comes from ancient Greek philosophy – so the awareness that life is perpetually […]

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Refresh

Rest. Refresh. Recover. Revamp. These days, you may feel more like pulling the covers over your head and hitting the snooze button than heading to the office or facing that to–do list one more time. That’s because we are in the firm grasp of winter. Now, in California, where the sun is shinning most of […]

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Summer Solstice

Summer is upon us! On Saturday, we will experience the longest day of the year – the summer solstice. This turning point brings vitality and meaning into our lives. It ignites a desire to frolic, explore, and socialize. As well as a longing to connect with what really matters and let the rest go (to […]

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Earth Day

Today is Earth Day – a day to celebrate and honor this big, beautiful, abundant, and nourishing planet that we live on. It is about promoting environmental awareness and taking responsibility for protecting and loving the planet that supports all of our lives. We can easily take for granted the majesty, generosity, and importance of […]

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Springtime

Spring has sprung… Even though it kind of feels like winter never really happened (silly California), spring is officially here! Spring equinox is tomorrow and with it comes a fresh burst of energy and optimism. Anyone need a little of that?! I always enjoy the turn of the seasons because the change brings a new […]

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Transition

Life is a dynamic process. We are growing and changing all the time. It is our resistance to this dynamism that creates our suffering:  our resistance to change, our desire to hold onto what has been, and our fear of the unknown. We often get stuck in the middle space, hanging somewhere between the old […]

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