Space, Wide Open

I used to have this dream when I was on the cusp of falling asleep. I was floating through the world and as I drifted my size would change. I would shift from shrinking so much that everything around me seemed so massive to expanding in such a way that I was taking up huge…

Closure + Balance

The never ending quest. The last time I wrote about my personal journey I spoke about the concept of living at ease. This theme has become the theme of my summer. What started as a shift into realizing that it was safe and okay to NOT choose the harder road (yes, this actually took convincing)…

The Threat of Healing

Healing is something we are all destined to do. Whether it’s recovering from an acute, unexpected injury, rehabbing a long term pain or unraveling trauma within ourselves or generation.   Healing is talked about constantly- but what we don’t often hear about is the risks associated with healing, the challenges. When it comes to healing, especially…

The Top 6 Things I’ve Taken from being Self-Employed

We either get success or lessons. If we learn our lessons successfully, we get both. – Judith Anodea  People will always be excited about what you’re doing, but this doesn’t mean they will buy what you’re selling.  Be grateful for their enthusiasm, and encourage them to help you by simply sharing, spreading the word or…

Did you believe them when they said you were broken?

One of my driving passions in my career has been around convincing people that their diagnosis, their pain, their injuries are not something they are chained to. I had to stop counting how many young athletes (usually female) or just people in general come into my clinic and tell me that they were told that…

Living at Ease

We live in a culture rife with dis-ease. I think it’s safe to say many of us exist day to day without even considering “ease” as a part of life. I found myself surrounded this evening by people seemingly living in ease-ful states. After a hike down to the river brought a lovely sunset while…

Why You Can’t Escape Your Pain

We all know the value of communication. We’re taught it on some level from the day we’re old enough to consciously communicate verbally all the way through school and in early job positions. Some of us excel at different forms of communication (verbal, written, creative expression, whatever)- and some of us struggle to effectively communicate…

Shedding

One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice – though the whole house began to tremble and you felt the old tug at your ankles. “Mend my life!” each voice cried. But you didn’t stop. You knew what you had to…

Ch 2018: Metamorphosis

This year could be a full book, to be honest. When I think back to the decade that was 2018, the image of a specific tarot card comes to mind. The four of swords; with the lamb sitting calmly underneath the threatening points- it implies an attitude of mental stillness and mindfulness amongst oncoming potential…

CrossRoads + Process + Community

“You do not need to reinvent yourself to be at ease” – Robyn Thomas I haven’t written in a while. In the last few months I’ve been sitting with myself. I built a cocoon and have been quietly transforming from the inside out. I’ve been processing that ongoing transformation. It’s one I’ve felt on the…