Alchemy of Awakening

Welcome to my new website! Alchemy of Awakening I am excited to be stepping forth into my new calling, and I am finally ready to share it with you. It has been brewing inside me these past years, as a whisper from my soul, and has not let me go, even through the recent long [...]

2019-01-14T14:18:15-08:00December 17th, 2018|

Bringing Back The Soulful Life

We have just celebrated Thanksgiving here in America; a day when blessedly the world stopped for the day. If you are here in this country, perhaps you noticed how wonderful it was to drive in the streets and feel the absence of the constant buzz in the air of people busily going places and [...]

2019-01-14T14:21:41-08:00November 18th, 2018|

Finding Our Way

I have not written in some time so I wanted to say hello and share with you what has been happening in my life in the last several months. Wow, what a wild ride this life is! I have needed to spend a lot of quiet time integrating all the changes that have been unfolding [...]

2018-09-10T16:49:36-07:00March 15th, 2018|

Taking Care of Your Vata in the Fall

The Fall is Vata time... time to balance and soothe the Vata energy in our bodies and nervous systems. Vata governs movement in the body, the activities of the nervous system, and the process of elimination. Qualities of Vata are Cold, Light, Dry, Irregular, Movement, Quick, Changeable PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS Those with a predominance of Vata [...]

2018-09-10T16:47:46-07:00December 11th, 2017|

Retiring the Inner Pusher; Firing the Inner Critic

Yesterday I had a rough day, my body was extremely tired and I had a whole lot of things to do. I kept trying to push on through but by the end of the day I was exhausted. I lay down to take a nap and fell blissfully asleep for half an hour of “off” [...]

2018-09-10T16:53:16-07:00September 8th, 2017|

Mid-Life as a Rite of Passage

Rites of Passage are an essential part of an integral community or society. In ethnic and older cultures, Initiation ceremonies are an important way of marking the transition from one phase of life to another. By being witnessed and held by the community we feel a sense of belonging and are able to respond to [...]

2018-09-10T16:41:01-07:00August 1st, 2017|

Anxiety in Mid-Life

Many women experience heightened sense of anxiety during mid-life. It can sometimes even occur as panic attacks. I want to explain why that is. Having been used to hormones regulating our nervous system and keeping us somewhat in balance, and able to function as a high power woman – YES, ALL women are high power, [...]

2018-09-10T16:50:48-07:00July 13th, 2017|

Finding Meaning in Mid-Life

Is it just me I often wonder??? I have been wading through some pretty deep dark stuff in my psyche, trying to make sense of “who I have become on this long journey through time and space” as one of my teachers used to say. With so much loss, grief, letting go, I hardly recognize [...]

2018-09-10T16:36:54-07:00June 30th, 2017|

Grief and Self Compassion

I am writing from the UK where I am visiting family and friends, in the glorious springtime where the flowers are bursting forth and the lush green landscape is a feast for my eyes. I am letting go, on a deeper level, of my father who died a year ago. This last year for me [...]

2018-09-10T16:34:55-07:00May 6th, 2017|


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