Monthly Archives: March 2014

Tara Brach and the key to healthy relationships . . .

As we all know, it’s often challenging to remain open and trusting when relationships get tough.

Sometimes it can be much easier to walk away in hurt and judgment. And that’s because our own insecurity can become toxic, lead to defensiveness, and cause us to shut down.

Mindfulness can help us get beyond this, to bring intimacy back into romantic relationships, closeness back into friendships, friendliness back into families, …


Fake it Until You Become It

This talk by Amy Cuddy from Harvard business school is a really thought provoking piece on embodiment and energy and power. It has clear ramifications for all of us in the Healing From the Core work as it speaks to what happens when you take a physical stance of power and how it can fill you up energetically.  We work from the inside out, sensing and then soaking up …


Evoking my Full Body Presense for AMTA’s New England Regional Conference

nerc2014I am delighted to be presenting the keynote address today, Friday, March 21st, at the 2014 AMTA New England Regional Conference (NERC). I am speaking about the vital role of bodyworkers in the next decade in healthcare and asking them to really dream big in terms of the difference they see themselves making in people’s lives. I look forward to a wonderful time with them as they are all such …


Ann Randolph is Returning to Arena Stage!

My friend and colleague, Mel-Brooks-produced Comedian and writer Ann Randolph, will be performing here, in D.C. at the Arena Stage in Downtown D.C. from March 18-April 23!  I am super excited to have her back here on the east coast, performing again so soon after her amazing one-night-only show one year ago. As soon as I received Ann’s email about Loveland, I hopped online and picked up a good …


Vitality is Here – Watch it Today for Free!

I receive health newsletters from many excellent healthcare providers of all kinds – and on Friday I received my weekly update from Dr. Mark Hyman with this link to a new documentary  (54 minutes long) on what creates health and true vitality. It is extremely well done and informative with all the facts about what it takes in today’s world to create health, energy and vitality for yourself. LINK TO


Wake Up – Sleep is Vital to Our Health!

My favorite columnist this week is Karen Ravn of the LA Times – she has written yet another article on an important health issue – sleep. She adds to her Day Light Savings Time article from my post yesterday. Here is the LINK .

Much is being said these days about sleep and the long term health implications of not getting enough of it. Enjoy!


Who Thought DST Was a Good Idea? Vote For Life Without Day Light Savings Time

Today starts Daylight Savings and the time loss that comes with it. Many people report feeling sleep deprived, rushed, and overall more stressed at the entry door to their days. In my opinion this is not a kind way to treat ourselves. I vote for life without Day Light Saving Time, where spring arrives with earlier and earlier morning light and the increase in energy that it naturally brings. I …


True Beauty Comes From Within

My friend and colleague Richard Griffin just sent me this must-see-link to a fabulous speech given by the Oscar Winning Lupita Nyong’o.

It was her acceptance speech for Best Breakthrough Performance at the 7th annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon hosted by Essence Magazine earlier last month. Her talk on what constitutes true beauty is one that every child should hear.

And, enjoy!