What Feels Scary to Me, May Not Feel Scary to You

What Feels Scary to Me, May Not Feel Scary to You

This article has been making the rounds. It articulates fairly simply and clearly the Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) and its responses to threats that can lead to depression. A friend asked me my thoughts on the article and my response turned into a blog post which...
Memories of Childhood – 5 or 6**

Memories of Childhood – 5 or 6**

Fifth Child of Six Spinning, spinning, spinning in a dreamy, solo dance across dewey grass.   Favorite dress, wrinkled and worn, is delightful against my skin.   Blue and red and white plaid** floating, fluttering, skimming across the tippy top of little...
Thoughts on Growing Up Kind™

Thoughts on Growing Up Kind™

At the end of a recent session, a client said to me, “I feel older.” I knew exactly what they were talking about. During our sessions together, this client got in touch with memories and sensations from the time when they were about age 8. Before my own...
Freaking Out When Others are Calm

Freaking Out When Others are Calm

Ever wonder why one person stays calm in a particular circumstance while another completely freaks out? Our nervous systems are unique, just like each human is unique. Some nervous systems are more regulated than others, some are highly sensitive, and others are...
The Body is a Wonderland

The Body is a Wonderland

The Body is a Wonderland Info & Practices to Build Your Capacity for Handling Stress Every time I open Facebook, it happens. Facebook feels like the news – which is mostly bad, definitely over-exaggerated, and of course, there’s the fake stuff. Just...
Inside Out Feelings

Inside Out Feelings

Inside Out movie was one of my favorites. Its main message is so very important. I highly recommend it! We saw an adventure with emotions played by characters, “Joy” and “Sadness” among others. Joy wanted to push away and ignore difficult...