My Clarinet Meditation

Meditation isn’t just sitting quietly and emptying your mind. It can also take the form of mindfulness, of being fully present in the moment. In my book, The Five-Minute Meditation Solution, I talk about moving meditations, such as taking a walk. However,...
Practical Grounding

Practical Grounding

Grounding has many applications, from energy work to dealing with emotional states like anxiety or panic attacks. There are many different ways to ground, and some of my preferred ways are ones which are accessible immediately without any special spaces or equipment....
Energy Work Through The Entire Body

Energy Work Through The Entire Body

Your energy body is just one of five subtle bodies, which also include your physical body, emotional body, mental body, and bliss body. Your energy body houses your chakras and the nadis, the channels which connect your chakras to one another and the rest of your...
Holding Space for Grief

Holding Space for Grief

Grief takes up space within the body. Whether it’s the meme analogy that if you imagine your grief inside a jar (or box) and the grief, depicted by a small, black ball, at first seems large and then gets smaller. People think grief shrinks over time. Rather we...
It’s Never Too Late For Pride

It’s Never Too Late For Pride

When I was about 20 my mom asked me if I was a lesbian. She quickly assured me she’d love me just the same; she’d been a Red Cross approved AIDS nurse educator in the late 80’s, early 90’s, and though I wasn’t aware of the word ally back...