Magnetic Heart Centered

“Shake the burden that comes from seeing your baby steps, Alissa, as a necessary discipline. See them, instead, as optional dance moves, in life’s conga line, that spark miracles, open floodgates, and lead to the near effortless manifestations of magnetic...

Sanctuary…. our Heart’s Gold Coin

Sanctuary, our Heart’s Gold Coin …… because it is in the quiet moments that we truly can listen to the inner wisdom that is being spoken.  A card, is simply the vehicle for bringing to the surface what you most need to hear at this moment in time....

Stealthy can be Healthy

One of my daily mindfulness practices is to pick a card, to assist in tapping into my intuition.  Simply by asking “what do I need to know now?”, reveals amazing information for me. It is a tool I use with clients during our sessions. Not surprisingly,...

Helpful Hands

Do you forget about the power of your hands? Are you only paying attention to them when they ache?  Our hands are truly amazing, and most of the day, they are ignored!  That’s why I love using hand mudras…… you know, different positions of your...

It’s about… the heart

One of my favorite books:  Journey to the Heart, by Melody Beattie.  My copy is worn, torn and very loved, with tape on the spine holding it together.  The pages are soft, rounded edges, and a few “sticky” notes decorate the edges as well. ...

Amazing Moments

I just celebrated my birthday; 60 – quite something!  Today the snow has covered our area….. and I am smiling … my Dad passed away 15 years ago, and there was a blizzard right after his funeral. Every year since, he has shown me his presence on my...

Breathe

This is my own personal mantra for many reasons.  I could reach into my fitness  and yoga background, tell you about the physiological reasons why breath is so vital to feeling supported.  Which it is! I’m guessing you’ve heard  that  and you are still not breathing! ...

Write to remember

Here’s what I notice about connection and support… we (myself included) tend to look outside ourselves when the first approach is to be “with ourselves”…. Sounds so simple and actually, one way I have found to accomplish this is to write every morning for 10 minutes....

Stepping into Something New

Are the days zipping by as quickly for you as they are for me? OMGosh…. It feels as if hot summer days were last week! The truth is, absolutely I love this time of year…. I love choosing which layer of clothing will keep me feeling cozy and warm, or cuddling into a...
My Younger Self Enlightens Me!

My Younger Self Enlightens Me!

I recently uncovered my very first journal – I was 17, participating in Outward Bound in Ashville, NC. It was three and a half weeks in the woods, two leaders, and twelve teenagers from all over the country, with backpacks and sleeping bags, anticipating an...