Real life stories and practices to help you connect more deeply to life, through your body.


Releasing Fear, Softening into Yourself

When I felt how intertwined fear and shame were, I knew I had a powerful tool to shift an old story. Read on for a short tale about fear, shame, and the power of softening into one’s self. I was standing on the corner of Calle Valencia and Paseo de Gracia in Barcelona, just before lunch…
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It was the 1990’s and I was crammed into a tiny Fiat 500, somewhere in Berlin, Germany. (Let’s say the Fiat was red, just for fun!) I’d been moving around a lot by then. And the young Colombian man who was squeezed in next to me was asking all kinds of questions about how I got there, in…
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Embodying Emotional Power

A few days ago, just as a I was heading out the door for a meeting at the bank, it occurred to me I’d need a 2nd form of identification, so I ran upstairs to dig into my closet and grab my passport. I have 3 cloth bags from various shops in Bali, hanging on…
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Despite storms, eruptions, viruses, quakes, fires, wars and droughts, the Earth consistently rotates and stays on course, without disruption. It holds life in its depths, relentlessly. As uncertainty roils around us, it’s more important than ever that we cultivate this same energy inside our own bodies; the deep, pulsating energy of Earth. Our home. Our…
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Moving beyond the crush of self doubt + Video

This past week I was flooded with self-doubt. It left me incapacitated in a way I hadn’t felt in years. All my old mind games came rushing in both to tell me truly soul-crushing things and that I had to figure my way out, now! The result was a wild spin out that I’m just…
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