Category Archives: energy tools

Counter Chaos with Coherence

Last month I wrote about how world events affect us even when we are far removed from them.  Today I will explore the concept of coherence as a way to respond to global turmoil.  This post defines coherence, describes a … Continue reading

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Responding to the Election: Be the Change You Wish to See

Now that Donald Trump is President-elect of the United States, fear and anger saturate the hearts of many people, world-wide.  A Trump presidency threatens Muslims, Jewish people, refugees, immigrants, African-Americans, people living with disabilities, individuals who rely on social services, … Continue reading

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Taking Charge of Your State of Mind: A Process to Reduce Stress and Enhance Joy

How frequently do you feel stressed or overloaded?  What if you could interrupt your stress response and give your body, mind and emotions a mini-vacation?  There is a simple process that takes fewer than five minutes and provides the opportunity … Continue reading

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Perceiving and Caring for the Aura

Have you ever had an experience in which your day was flowing smoothly and you were feeling simultaneously alert and at ease and then something unexpected occurred and you suddenly felt deflated?  Or perhaps, after interacting with another person, you … Continue reading

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A River of Energy: The Meridian System

Not all pain interventions must be focused on the place that hurts.  Since everything is connected, sometimes we can experience relief by tending to a distant part of the body.  How do we improve our chance of finding effective locations … Continue reading

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How Bright Is Your Rainbow — Caring for the Chakras

Chakras are energy centers in the subtle body—a deeper dimension of our being that gives rise to our physical form.  Chakras were introduced in 8th century Buddhist teachings and they have been described in ancient Hindu, Tibetan Buddhist and Himalayan … Continue reading

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Cultivating Joy

Last night, I joined my nephew and several of his friends and their families for a graduation party. When I greeted one of the fathers with the question, “How are you?” he responded, “I’ve been better.” The healer in me … Continue reading

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