A Healthy Spirit & the Will to Keep Going

Jul 31, 2017 | Tags: energy, healing, Living, psychoshamanism, | No Comments

The late maestra curandera, Elena Avila, stressed the importance of cultivating a strong spirit…”the envelope of the soul,” she calls it.

Without a strong and resilient spirit we can feel stuck, powerless, and like victims in our lives.

These are often the times we may be unable to find a way forward or aren’t able to quite see a new opening or possibility yet. (more…)

One question that builds self-care confidence

Jul 18, 2017 | Tags: energy, sleep, weight, | No Comments

I’m just back from a beautiful and impactful long weekend in Albuquerque, NM studying indigenous healing practices of the Americas.


Here I am during one of my breaks, at Masks y Mas, one of those “must visit” places in the Knob Hill district. True to the name, they have all sorts of Mexican masks, but much, much more :) (more…)

Personal thoughts re: Instagram

Jul 12, 2017 | Tags: body image, | No Comments

Wow, so I’m not active on Instagram, but after a session with one of my beautiful clients last evening, I was prompted to “google” what’s going on over there with body pictures…

Let’s face it, we like looking at bodies, especially fit and toned bodies. We admire them! (more…)

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