Myth of the Emotional Brain

You Are Not Your Emotions Emotions seem to be some sort of mystical trickery don’t they? They make the heart race or slow down, change the breath and overall seem to get the best of us. But that is not the case. No, really. The basic needs of our bodies directly impact our AFFECT whichContinue reading “Myth of the Emotional Brain”

Meditation: A Guide to the Tactile Sense

When is the last time you really paid attention to your sense of touch? Not necessarily giving a big hug or receiving a fabulous massage; something more nuanced then that. Really tuning into your inner workings as well as what is going on around you. Simply paying attention to your body-mind-soul… just… BEING. Join meContinue reading “Meditation: A Guide to the Tactile Sense”

Meditation: A Guide to Your Aural Sense

“Everything you need to know is right where you are.” When is the last time you paid attention to your sense of hearing? Not listening to music, engaging in conversation or hearing yourself singing in the shower. Really tuning in, noticing the environment and your part in it; your inner workings as well as whatContinue reading “Meditation: A Guide to Your Aural Sense”

An Aromatic Meditation: Attunement

Over the years I have looked for different ways to help people tap into the power of plants, specifically aromatic plants and their essential oils. I learned from great teachers who wisely passed on how the most effective way to understand a plant, or an oil, and its “actions” is to sit with it. “SmellContinue reading “An Aromatic Meditation: Attunement”