Being comfortable in your own skin

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  How would you characterize your relationship with your body? Predominantly peaceful and harmonious? Or turbulent and emotional? You may have other ways to describe how you feel about your body also! We all need space to grow and change in order to thrive. This is true of both spirit and body. It is also true

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Finding unity in the great divide

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In a recent conversation with friends, we were discussing the current political climate and how our opinions and leanings differ from those of some mutual friends. We then went on to discuss sports and acknowledged the ability of sports in general to bring people together and unite a community regardless of political views, religious beliefs,

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Deciphering resistance

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Try as we may to go with the flow, be open to change, look on the bright side of things and “just keep swimming” we are still human and, as such, likely to find ourselves mired in resistance at various times in our life. As with any experience in life, there are both positive and

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Healing the spiritual body…

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Many years ago when I began practicing meditation and spiritual healing, my teachers would say “heal the spirit and the spirit will heal the body”. There is certainly truth in this statement. The premise being that when the spirit or soul of a person is recognized, acknowledged and validated as in the practice of meditation

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The potential for harm in prayer

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Most people who practice prayer, whether it be daily, weekly or once in a while, believe it to be a positive force – something that is beneficial, helpful, healing – and indeed there is much to be said for the power of this spiritual support system. However, there are times when prayer can in fact

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Meditation for your every move

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Meditation is almost as varied in its practices as there are varieties of trees, but for many the word conjours up an image of sitting silently, cross legged for many hours in deep contemplation and introspection. For me, meditation means putting your attention on yourself, looking within and creating consciousness in your daily life, which

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How well do you know your body?

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With so much emphasis on discovering your spiritual self, identity and information these days, the physical self – your body – can at times be left out of the mix or forgotten. Or, perhaps you follow a diet and exercise regime that you believe addresses and takes care of the needs of the body, thus

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Pain without resistance or fear…..

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A few months back I wrote an article entitled “Addressing Pain”, in which I discussed two separate occasions when my dog hurt himself and how managing the second of those events differently, without being in fear, allowed space for him to heal himself more easily. Today, I held a workshop entitled “Addressing Pain” for a

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Small and simple healing miracles

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A while back I wrote an article entitled “What type of healer are you?” in which I addressed the many different ways in which one can be a healer. This time I’d like to focus on the countless ways we can give, receive and experience healing, paying particular attention to those smaller miracles that many

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The healing power of giving thanks

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Yesterday morning I had a small window of opportunity to walk my dog, Buddy, but I was in resistance! I really did not want to go for a walk. I was tired and I just wanted to stay home. However, Buddy was not tired and he was giving me the look! So I made myself

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