Day #19 of the “World Wide Presence Tour”

Since Gary and Fran have dubbed our month together as The Presence Tour, I would like to share our experience of how our “presence” is unfolding here. There have been so many wonderful experiences and lessons.The one that stands out is about fear and the perception of time. Perception is a tricky thing…and in HFC Principle ... Read More

Reclaiming Your Body becomes Real

Hi All, Reporting in on Day #18, from Sydney Australia on what my travel companions, Dr. Gary Dotson and his wife Fran are now calling “The World Wide Presence Tour.” It has been so interesting  – our travels and travails thus far – from many parts of New Zealand in all its beauty and volatility ... Read More

Akaroa, New Zealand – What a Pearl of a Town

Yesterday Gary, Fran and I headed over to Akaroa on a tour bus, driven by a funny, dry witted man who gave us a running narrative the whole way that had us chuckling. Akaroa is incredibly peaceful and beautiful. We walked and ate fresh fried fish right out of the ocean with chips. We shopped and ate some more ... Read More

Happy Valentine’s Day From New Zealand

The Christchurch Botanical Gardens is home to some of the most magnificent trees that grow on this beautiful planet. I felt so at home when I discovered this giant Sequoia – Redwood. It was one of many here. Scroll on down for a Eucalyptus tree – wow! You can see how huge it is by looking ... Read More

New Year Queries For Clear Intention Setting

I am about to leave for Sedona AZ to teach Release and Renewal – it is joy for me to facilitate the process even as I engage in it for myself. I find it extremely helpful to slow down, drop into the quietness of my own wisdom and tap into what will fuel my journey for the coming ... Read More

Release and Renewal and the Medicine Wheel

  I am looking forward to collaborating with Joel Ying at Release and Renewal – New Year Retreat in Sedona AZ Jan 11-15, 2017. We have been discussing and planning the changes for this workshop all year. Joel is bringing his own vision and understanding of the sacred medicine wheel traditions to our workshop. He wrote about it quite eloquently ... Read More

The Winter Solstice is Upon Us

December 21st marks the Winter solstice – a sacred time in many ancient traditions of honoring the darkness, the Yin energy of the womb. It is a time of resting deep inside ourselves so that we can emerge ready to manifest our dreams in the coming year. Rest is a key ingredient in deep creativity. ... Read More

Healthy Eating Is a Key to Quality of Life

Recently I received an email and video (along with the transcript) of an interview with Daniel and Tana Amen about their new book and cook book – The Brain Warriors Way – I read the interview and found it to be a fascinating take on where we are as a culture around healthy brain food. ... Read More

Enjoying the Holiday Season with a Local Cider

My good friends Lori Leitzel Rice and Eric Rice have come up with a wonderful aged cider made from their organic fruit that will ease us all into the holidays – it is delicious! They have been planning and playing with many different kinds and flavors for years and I was gifted with two bottles ... Read More

At What Pace Are You Moving?

This text came in from a colleague earlier this week: “Hi there. I just re-read your last post and was wondering what your thoughts are for coming to terms with loved ones and friends who voted for Trump. It’s a struggle not to turn away and harden my heart against them.” My answer: “I feel ... Read More