Self-massage with oil, known as abhyanga in Ayurveda, is a wonderful practice for soothing the nervous system.
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Fully inhabiting a body – occupying our selves – is a declaration of ownership, acceptance, and authority.
We are in relationship with everything. Relationship is a fundamental aspect of life itself. And how we choose to relate determines the quality of our lives. Whether it is a another person, our vehicle, our body, or our self, we have the option of honoring or not, appreciating or not, […]
It is (finally) unmistakably summer here in Montana. After a long, cold, snowy winter and cold, wet spring, we are in that period when the days are still long and bright, the flood waters have receded, and Nature seems unstoppable and inexhaustible. As we approach the Caner New Moon and […]
To understand the true meaning of the word obedience, and to perceive just a little more of the Truth of a tree, try this meditation.
Gemini, its planetary ruler Mercury, and the third house denote the stage in the zodiac phases of development in which we learn to perceive the other and what’s around us.
“Shadow work is the path of the heart warrior” – Carl Jung Here in the northern hemisphere, we are immersed in deep darkness. We’ve just finished with Halloween, originally known as All Hallow’s Evening, a time for honoring our ancestors and loved ones who have passed, as well as our […]
When I look outside my window at this time of year in the Northern hemisphere, I see preparation everywhere. Leaves are turning hues of gold and red in preparation for falling to the ground; the deer are putting on their winter coats. Robins and other migratory birds are gathering in […]
Ancient healing traditions such as Ayurveda see the transitions between the seasons as an opportunity to pause, take a break, and clear out imbalances accumulated in the previous few months. Much as we love our summers here in Montana, the long days, high temperatures and intense activity can result in […]
We humans are not designed to be random. Our bodies are in tune with the sun and moon, the seasons and stars, and the weather. We can learn to feel these connections and harmonize with them, supporting our innate capacity for health. Built in to the traditional healing science from […]