Stress & trauma deplete the body of nutrition – you need to replenish to heal chronic pain & illness

The mineralization of the body is essential for healing and well-being at all levels–physically, emotionally, psychologically, spiritually. It supports the body’s ability to integrate life force–what in the yogic tradition is called “prana”, “chi” in Chinese medicine, and “Holy Spirit” in Judeo-Christian traditions. In Eastern medicine, a block in the flow of energy causes disease […]

make a “best self” list

Why is it that most people need to work so hard to believe that they can live their inspired visions? One of the exercises I do with students and clients is to help them work through their life stories. I have spent the last few days reading students’ stories from work we’ve been doing to […]

say yes to life anyway

Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way. -Viktor Frankl Like all of us, I try to get my head/heart around recent terror attacks, and all the violence in the Holy Land. I […]

stress tips I gave the J-post

Here is an excerpt with a few of my top stress tips that I gave to Tracey Shipley of the Jerusalem Post. Tracey came to my yoga class and consulted with me about how parents can deal with stress. “Our teacher, Dr. Kim Hershorn, is the creator of the Life-Tuning Process, which she describes as […]

How to Deal with a Death in the Family

My grandmother died in her sleep two days before her 99th birthday. In dealing with her death, I wrote this. It helped my family and maybe it could help others, too.

Let Work Renew You

“Work and play are not polar opposites. They can be part of the same dynamic. We can be playful as we accept to work with levity and joy.” Right after I posted my last post on play, a friend, who was kindly encouraging me to live my life’s purpose, sent me the poem I am […]