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Staying open in a changing / healing world.

When it comes to our bodies, we tend to think of symptoms and illnesses that show up as bad. We may assign hierarchy to the many things that can happen in a physical body and think, “This is good,” or, “this is going on, but it’s not so bad,” and “Oh that is really bad.” During times of stress

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Healing Trauma – Life’s painful gifts

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Trauma, defined by Wikipedia, is 1) damage to the biological organism, 2) damage to the psyche, and 3) damage to the social life. The word trauma invokes images of people whose lives have been upset because of natural disasters, accidents, death, floods, and war. In this internet age, we have all at least seen the

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Spring, Magic, and the Element of WOOD.

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Spring is the WOOD season in Chinese Medicine. Wood is the unfettered GREEN growth of life when energy RISES. Generally during this time we HAVE a lot of energy and feel the drive to get our projects going. When already going, we feel the pressure to solidify the fruits of our labor. But fruiting comes

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The Healing Power of your Organs

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As a shiatsu practitioner, I have been studying the energetics of healing for many years. I study and work with Qi, the life force energy of the universe that moves throughout our bodies via meridians. Meridians are like highways

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