The Golden Rule

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This poster of the Golden Rule hangs on the wall of my home office. 13 definitions or interpretations of that Golden Rule from 13 different religions or faiths surround the image of the Earth. I have loved this poster from the moment I saw it because it felt like coming home. Let me explain. Born

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Gratitude’s gift

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It’s November……I didn’t grow up in the United States but, having lived here for the majority of my life, I have grown to love the month of November for the simple reason of the Thanksgiving Holiday tradition and celebration. Initially, in my younger adult years, this holiday didn’t mean a whole lot to me.  But

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Recovery

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This morning I set about walking my small, backyard labyrinth for the first time since I fell 2 weeks ago and fractured a bone in my right foot. The first week after the fall I was in a non-removable splint, on crutches with instructions not to put any weight on that foot. Thankfully, last week

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The depths and layers of forgiveness

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I am currently participating in Rev. Desmond Tutu’s 30 day Forgiveness Challenge – an online program exploring and looking at all aspects of forgiveness through a daily exercise. Initially, I saw this as an opportunity to enhance my practice and to deepen my awareness and understanding of my clients and students – an interesting exercise,

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Turn that frown upside down….

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I recently came across some notes my daughter had made in a class that caught my attention.  She is working towards a degree in Psychology and the note concerned the physiological effects of smiling as shown in scientific research. I have long believed in the power of laughter to heal and have also consciously been

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Moving forward to healing

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One of the greatest obstacles to healing is the inability to let go and move forward, and yet it is perhaps one of the most crucial aspects of the healing process. Whatever you may be called to heal – a broken heart, loss of a loved one, a physical injury or illness, emotional abuse –

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Dear body……

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When was the last time you sat down and had a conversation with your body? – one that wasn’t a one-sided diatribe or “dressing down” concerning all you dislike about it, how it has let you down once again and sustained some kind of injury, or succumbed to a virus or illness that is cramping

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Healers, what is your mission?

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First, let’s define the word “mission” in this context as one’s vocation, calling or purpose. For a healer, it is particularly important to periodically examine and re-set the energy in their practice. A healer can, at times, lose sight of their mission or purpose as a result of trying to please, or attempting to fix,

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Beyond the comfort zone

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“If we’re growing, we’re always going to be out of our comfort zone”. John Maxwell, author and motivational speaker I’ve been watching my youngest daughter lately in her 2nd season of high school Cross Country running. Last year, as a new runner in her Sophomore year, she had nowhere to go but up – no

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Stretch the body, stretch the mind

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Dogs and cats can be great teachers if we care to watch and learn! They may not intellectually be aware of the benefits of stretching, but they naturally practice this art each and every day, even into their old age when they may be suffering from arthritic conditions in their back, hips or knees. I

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