Unexpected Gifts

Just when I thought my weekend could not get any better…. Fritz Smith showed up to do his last open forum weekend conference at Esalen (he will be back to teach other courses). Fritz is a living legend among all of us in the bodywork world. He is almost 90 years old and is still ... Read More
 

I’m So Excited and I Just Can’t Hide It

People are talking and emailing and texting me since the unveiling of the free event through The Shift Network a week ago. This free event (which is now available to watch or listen for a limited time) is an hour of uncovering some gems from my new book, Reclaiming Your Body: Healing From Trauma and Awakening ... Read More
 

Bones and Boundaries: Living Well in Tumultuous Times

This is me and a friend taking in “The Giant”  I am in the redwoods of California this week, teaching Full Body Presence: Grounding and Healthy Boundaries to a wonderful intimate group at 1440 Multiversity. One of the women in the workshop is from Houston so we have been receiving the news each day as ... Read More
 

Love the One You’re With

Crosby, Stills Nash and Young had a whole different take on my title when they sang a song by the same name decades ago. It was one of my favorites then, and this phrase is one of my favorites still today. Except that today “the one I am with” is myself – and more specifically ... Read More
 

Honoring Our CST Lineage and Rebirth

I am here in Jupiter Beach Florida, having just attended the Celebration of Life for John Matthew Upledger – what an incredible gathering! I got some time with John Matthew’s wife, Donna Upledger, on the beach two nights ago and let her know how much I appreciate who she is and her support of all ... Read More
 

Jack Canfield Just Plugged My Book!

Kudos to #BestsellerBlueprint grad @fullbodypresenc on her new book, Reclaiming Your Body! Find it on Amazon >> https://t.co/MZJeFJXsYW — Jack Canfield (@JackCanfield) July 6, 2017 In writing Reclaiming Your Body, I put my whole heart and soul into it. However, I know that does not necessarily mean that it will be successful and touch all ... Read More
 

UPDATED AUDIO* Presence In Times of Joy and Grief

*Oops! The version of this post published May 29th included an incomplete recording of the interview with John Matthew Upledger. It’s not 12 minutes long – it’s a full 64 minutes! I’ve updated this post with the full interview. Enjoy! Every Memorial Day, I give deep gratitude to all our military and those who support ... Read More
 

Bone Deep Clarity and Stillness Can Steady Us

The following is a moving and inspiring piece written by Clarissa Pinkola Estes. I loved it. And, I was heartened by her reference to what I call the wisdom of our bones. As you read notice how many times she speaks about how to remain clear and strong in stormy times by returning to our bones. ... Read More
 

Our Presence in Connection – and Longevity

What Colby Itkowitz at The Washington Post writes about this TED.com talk – and the talk itself – is right in line with all that has occurred in this last week in Iceland. This was sent to me by my long time friend, Kari Uman. We have sat in a circle of women together for ... Read More
 

Presence in Iceland

Map of Iceland – coming alive! This beautiful artwork on the wall of the inn where I am staying conveys the magic I feel in this incredible country. You can see the presence!