Discovering what Sits Beneath Your Feelings and Emotions “The body never lies!” This is a quote I heard many times from one of my mentors, and it’s so true. The question is what is it telling us? I use the word Sensations to refer to all the body cues we describe as feelings and emotions. When you say you are angry, frustrated, disappointed, hurt, happy and/or excited, they are all in reference to certain cues in your body. As we grow, we ... Keep Going about Sensations – What Sits Under the Surface
Breath as the Gateway
This article appeared in Community Contact, a Montreal, Canada based Caribbean newspaper in March 2023. ******************* “Breath is the elixir of life. When was the last time you noticed how you are breathing?” Welcome back! In this article we are going to explore the four breaths. As mentioned in the last newsletter, there are four breaths associated with the elements: Earth, Air, Water and Fire. Each carries, and engages the ... Keep Going about Breath as the Gateway
Holding Your Breath – An Intelligent Response to Staying Safe
This article appeared in Community Contact, a Montreal, Canada based Caribbean newspaper in March 2023. ******************************** Have you ever noticed how often you hold your breath throughout the day? Are you aware holding your breath impedes your body’s ability to process the information (feelings) moving within it? This is the first in a six part series of articles, based on my book, Breath Sensations Words which invites you ... Keep Going about Holding Your Breath – An Intelligent Response to Staying Safe
What are you Moving Towards?
It's a New Year Let's do something different! It's that time of year when resolutions and intentions are set. I've been thinking about those words resolutions and intentions. For many years I set resolutions and, nine times out of ten, I never followed through and beat myself up with words like, "See you can't follow through. Maybe I'm lazy. You disappointed yourself again." Sound familiar? Then I switched to setting an intention. Because I ... Keep Going about What are you Moving Towards?
Keeping it Simple
Happy Winter Solstice!! I can hardly believe we are just a few days away from December 25th, one of the busiest holiday seasons of the year. It's the perfect time to take a moment to take a breath... and to look back on all that has transpired in the last year. Having recently taken some time to pause and disconnect from the hustle and bustle, the one thing I have noticed coming into this season is how the simple choices seem to bring the most ... Keep Going about Keeping it Simple
Vulnerability and Victim
Vulnerability and Victim both are necessary What happens when you say the words vulnerability and victim? Do they carry a similar vibration in your body? Discovery happens in layers... Back in 2014, I ran a conversation series entitled Wounded and Warrior. At the time, I realized a dance was being played out inside me. The warrior aspect would rise up to defend those spaces and places I felt vulnerable. Then, I would beat mySelf up for, a) ... Keep Going about Vulnerability and Victim
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