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 girl legs.  ...
Memories of Childhood – 2**

Memories of Childhood – 2**

TWO tiny feet dig into a pair of anonymous legs. Those male legs sit on an endless bench seat with the babysitter by our side.   She’s grasping a huge wheel, steering a boat-like car. Windows down, wind whipping cooling us with random slaps. Her blond hair is...
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...
6 Steps for Healing Feelings

6 Steps for Healing Feelings

“It is a grave injustice to a child or adult to insist that they stop crying. One can comfort a person who is crying which enables him to relax and make further crying unnecessary; but to humiliate a crying child is to increase his pain, and augment his...
Causing Your Life

Causing Your Life

Many years ago, I was participating in a seminar. I’ve done a lot of seminars but this was one of the first. The leader said something to the class that stopped me in my tracks. It was something like, ‘You cause your life.’ I can’t recall his...