Taking the Time that it Takes: Embracing Slowness in Somatic Therapy

We want to feel better now.  Actually, yesterday. Maybe even 3 years ago, thank you. And of course we do! This shit is uncomfortable. They say don’t rush your healing. What a frustrating statement. And what a true one (sorry). The modern world moves at a fast pace,...

Wins are Resilience in Action – Let’s Celebrate!

Suddenly we have found ourselves just about halfway through 2023, and it feels like a good moment to pause and take stock. Long after the new-year energy has dissipated and resolutions have been forgotten, it’s easy to feel caught up in the fast clip of day to day...

Resting vs. Collapsing and How to Tell the Difference

You’re exhausted. You come home from work and collapse onto the couch for a Netflix binge. But when you get up 4 hours later, you feel the same as when you first flopped down. What’s happening here? This is “resting”, right? But then why...

How to Stay Grounded During Transition and Change

“We are always in transition. If you can just relax with that, you’ll have no problem.” – Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. This week I was in the midst of moving, dismantling and packing my whole place to shift into a new one, and I came across this quotation on a...