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One Minute Breath

  Here I sit in my little corner of my home. My husband calls this my “thinking chair.”  I call it my place to reconnect.  This little space has become the only place I feel comfortable in my discomfort of making videos.  Today’s video is called the One Minute Breath.  This video is a guided […]

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You Gotta Go Through Nothing To Get To Something.

At the end of guiding a body scan meditation, I asked the participants (a group of 10 male parolees) to notice what they feel in their body. Without hesitation, one man (I’ll call him Carl), remarked: “I feel nothing.” This was the opening I was looking for to create a conversation about the mind/body connection. […]

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Guided Meditation for Trauma Survivors

I share the guided meditation I share with the trauma survivors I work with in jails, mental health areas of hospitals and drug/alcohol recovery centers. This meditation is for us folks who don’t think we can be “still” long enough to meditate.  I promise, you can do this meditation. I will be posting more videos […]

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That Time I Owned My White Lady Status

The following conversation happened in a re-entry program facility in downtown Newark, New Jersey. This program is a mandatory requirement of probation. Participants have to attend daily groups and complete a host of other mandatory requirements to remain “free.” The bottom line is, most of these people feel as though they left one prison to […]

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My “Trip” To Mt. Everest During Chemo

Hi Everyone!! The nerd in me is extremely excited to share this post with you. This story begins in 2007 in a cancer center in Overlook New Jersey, it ends in 2019 Tengboche, a small town about 5 miles from Mt. Everest! While I was chemotherapy treatment, I was more depressed than I realized.  I […]

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Waiter, There’s A Jackass In My Coffee

Today is World Mental Health Day. I have been asked to write something about this day to help raise awareness. I didn’t think I had anything to add to this conversation until I made my coffee this morning. My morning coffee ritual reminded me of how mental health is with us 24/7, it becomes a […]

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Win 2 Tickets To VibeWell, 2019 in Asbury Park

brings together the very best yoga instructors, wellness experts, and leaders in healthy living for one transformational day of practice, connection, and community. Find yourself deeply immersed in yoga, meditation, social gatherings and thought-provoking presentations in intimate venues sprinkled throughout the amazing Asbury Hotel in Asbury Park, NJ. Asbury Park has a unique vibration that has […]

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iSurvivor Podcast

Lockey Maisonneuve calls herself the “Girl Raised by Wolves.” She had abusive, neglectful parents and hated when people told her she couldn’t heal until she forgave her abusers. She found healing through yoga and was able to release her pain, and now she teaches others. Listen to this podcast.    

Healing is not a one and done event

The Secret To Accelerate Your Healing Journey

First, I have to ask. Do you have a healing plan? If so, is it your plan and or did someone “who knows what you need” create it? My intention in this inquiry is to create clarity for you. Because one thing I know for sure, is that if you aren’t healing on your own […]

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