What might open up for you if you were just a teeny bit easier on yourself?
(reposted from July 2020 with an updated comprehensive guide to dragonflies from https://happydiyhome.com/) In my experience, dragonflies have never posed a physical threat. I teased David once that he must have some Disney princess in him when a persistent dragonfly kept landing on his face and t-shirt while we walked in the woods one day. … Continue reading Speaking of Dragonflies
The day it first occurred to me that my father would die, I drove to the local health centre to meet him after his appointment. I arrived at the parking lot – it wasn’t large – didn't see my parents’ van and called to see where they were. My dad told me he was at … Continue reading BELATED EULOGY
March 13 Newsletter Hello beautiful human, How's the human being thing going? I don't know about you, but I am ready for spring. Curiously enough, my body seems to have shifted into daylight savings time on its own - I'm heading to bed and waking an hour earlier over the last couple of days. If … Continue reading Self-Centred
Hey Beautiful Human, How are you doing? Really? In my last newsletter I talked about feeling like January was the 13th month of 2021 – in other words, it didn’t feel very new year-y. It’s February now – Happy Ground Hog Day for those celebrating. And we’ve moved into the new Lunar Year. The year … Continue reading Crone Connection – February 2 2022
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This is the story of a schoolyard bully, a conspiracy led by mom, and the dynamics of shame that can get stuck in the body. Growing up in the 60s, we had a neighbour who lived across the street. He was a year younger than me, in my brother’s class at school. And he was … Continue reading The Dynamics of Shame
This page contains truth & reconciliation justice resources for settlers, and information about the terrible legacy of colonial genocide of Indigenous people that continues in Canada to this day. Information here may be triggering to some readers. Support is made available to survivors and their families 24 hours a day at the Indian Residential School Survivors … Continue reading Truth & Reconciliation – Justice Resources for Settlers
The scent of lilacs sparks musings on ancestral memory and healing. What experiences imprinted the scent in my family's collective memory?
Dear Readers, My previous post was missing a note. I really must learn to navigate WordPress! From time to time I will be posting pieces related to Trauma Recovery and Somatic Coaching. Those posts will be categorized as Trauma Recovery. My (somewhat) regular musings on life, the universe and everything will be categorized under Becoming … Continue reading My previous post and an update