The Conscious Endeavor

“I take it as an elemental truth of life that words matter.”

– Krista Tippett

Go outside.

Go outside.

We spent the afternoon at a county park last weekend. It was cold, and a bit breezy, and the sky was cloudless and that amazing blue we wish we could turn into a paint color.  There weren't many people there. Perhaps the near-freezing temperature kept them away. We...

Playground.

Playground.

"This makes for time spent not trying so much." - Scott Frank, screenwriter/novelistA big smile spread through my body as I read those words this morning. "Exactly," I thought. This is why I write, too! Scott Frank was asked to offer a writing prompt for a 10-day New...

Story

Story

"I take it as an elemental truth of life that words matter."  - Krista Tippett  There's what we see. What we hear. What we experience, learn, and remember. What we resist, and what we embrace. We take it all - and create the story of our life. We package it all...

Wonderful.

Wonderful.

Life is wonderful the moment you say that it is.  Those words were offered by a mentor, a teacher, a practitioner - a woman of such wisdom, knowledge, and skill that merely thinking of her is treatment in itself. Her presence is like no other.  She spoke these words...

Favorites.

Favorites.

There's a movement I use with my clients that I call Favorites.  I use it because it's fundamental - demanding attention, coordination, motor control. I call it Favorites because it's effective and efficient. Done well, it gets a lot done. I like that. Fundamental -...

Why it might matter.

Why it might matter.

It started with a decision to work in the field of massage therapy and bodywork. Curious about how it had helped me while in college, I wanted to know more and show people how things change when they deepen their relationship with their bodies.  That relationship...

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