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“Mind Body Connections”

“Mind Body Connections”
The concept of "mind body" has become commonplace over the past couple of decades, and we see it everywhere -- in our workplaces, grocery stores, gyms, billboards, magazines, churches, and the list goes on. However, as with many things, it's easier said than done; in other words, it's easy to talk ...

Plantar Fasciitis: The Calf Connection

Plantar Fasciitis: The Calf Connection
One of the most common “not-so-hidden body connections” that I find – especially in runners – is the calf-to-plantar (sole of foot) connectio...

Breaking Up with Bursitis

Breaking Up with Bursitis
Those of you who know me well know that I am a runner. In fact, I have been a runner for 22 years. Running brings me to different places, both literally and figuratively; I have run in races and just for fun in many states and multiple countries, and when I run, my mind goes into a state of meditati...

What is Reiki?

What is Reiki?
Reiki is a healing technique that aids in stress reduction and helps to activate your body's own natural healing abilities.

What is YOUR Body Telling You?

What is YOUR Body Telling You?
Our bodies contain an infinite amount of information just waiting to be tapped into. Every day our bodies “talk” to us in rather obvious ways; they tell us when we are hungry, tired, relaxed, stressed, and excited. Our bodies also send us more subtle messages; for example, “I’m exhausted; yo...

What Reiki Means to Me

What Reiki Means to Me
A lot of people ask me what Reiki is.  The simplest answer is that it is a holistic healing system developed in Japan that has been shown to increase white blood cell count, alleviate pain, and decrease depression, anxiety, insomnia, and other emotional and physical ailments.  But, in my book, it ...

A love story

A love story
I first met Ketty in February of 2004 in the Dominican Republic.  I was visiting my "host aunt" in the small town where I had recently arrived to live and work as a Peace Corps volunteer over the course of the next two years.  Being the lone American in a small town of about 400 people, I was feel...