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Create Your Own Chant

Last night in group one of my clients shared that she was working on "creating her own chant" and becoming her own best friend & cheerleader. What if you couldn’t distract yourself with your iPhone... iPad... Netflix... TV... or by calling a friend or even journaling? Whenever outside comfort or external distraction is not available (or fails), you still have yourself: Your kindness, your compassion, your loving heart. You CAN become your best friend and give yourself what you need in a moment of suffering or experiencing emotional discomfort. Allow space for tapping into your inner wisdom and channel the wise part of yourself. Practice talking to yourself as if you were comforting a close f

Self-care is not a luxury but a necessity

If we don’t express ourselves creatively... or release appropriately, the body will do it for us and give us messages to pay attention to. Lesson: Do not ignore your energy levels and push yourself or your body to the max... or it will give you (strong) signals to play more, rest and relax. HONOR the need for balancing work (output) and play (recharging). Symptoms to pay attention to: * Strong need for isolation * Feeling easily annoyed * Chronic neck pain * Fatigue * Loss of joy & being on “autopilot” * Fatigue * Headaches * Flu/cold symptoms Suggestion: Gentle daily check in via journal. How am I doing? 1. Physically 2. Emotionally 3. Spiritually RX for Wellness: Don’t ignore si

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