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Breathe in Beauty

This morning I awoke to the tall, deep green trees outside my window blowing around in big, strong gusts of wind.  The winds are accompanied by a beautiful, cool, winter morning light.  I sit with [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Categories: Mind, Mindfulness, Self Care, Spirituality|Tags: , , |5 Comments

2016 Newsletters & Recap

2016 has been a year of transition- moving, briefly working 50+ hour weeks at a high-end rehab out in Newberg, OR, and finally settling into life in Portland.  It was exhausting and a constant reminder [...]

By | January 2nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2016 Newsletters & Recap

Mountain: Weathering the Storm

Since late in the evening on November 8th I have felt stunned into silence, I struggle to find the words to express the sadness that I feel within and around me.   The feeling of [...]

By | November 14th, 2016|Categories: Healing|Tags: , |Comments Off on Mountain: Weathering the Storm

Essential Oils for Mental Health

I'm so very excited to share with you today an article written by a beautiful person, soul sister, and talented psychologist, Dr. Melissa Mahon.  She is a wealth of information about mental health AND essential [...]

By | November 13th, 2016|Categories: Healing, Self Care|Tags: , |1 Comment

A Guide to Cultivating Self Care

With all of the hustle, bustle, and newness of moving, I recently realized that I hadn’t made space in my life to create a self care routine in my new city.  And without a nourishing routine of [...]

By | October 7th, 2016|Categories: Connection, Healing, Recovery, Spirituality|Tags: , , |Comments Off on A Guide to Cultivating Self Care

Belly Breathing

When was the last time you took a full, deep breath? Or even noticed your breath at all? I often go days without noticing mine. Of course this is normal. Breathing is an innate part [...]

By | July 2nd, 2016|Categories: Healing, Meditation, Spirituality|Tags: , , |2 Comments