Living Peacefully

(Some relaxation music to read by: Dolphins Delight by Ambient Space)     You probably don’t like feeling stressed or that unidentifiable underlying unease that defines anxiety.  Many of us lump all of our symptoms into one broad category and call it stress – but many of us are really suffering from chronic anxiety. Stress is often situational and associated with negative feelings and reactions. It develops when we feel overwhelmed and inadequate to handle the heavy demands of our life. Stress is often divided into categories to help our understanding. Here are some examples: Emotional Stress Symptoms: feeling lonely and…

Nurturing Wellness

Dr. Kimberly McGeorge, ND, CNH host of The Secret to Everything blog talk radio show and I successfully accomplished our first show together and may do a second after Nurturing Wellness through Radical Self-Care is published in a couple of months.  The show took on a life of its own almost from the moment it began.  Although we had an agenda, as soon as the first caller asked a question it was obvious the program would direct itself!   We ended up doing an intuitive show about healing.  If you missed our conversation on February 29th, I’d like to share it…

The Secret to Mindfulness

It is always nice to meet new friends, especially friends who work holistically as I do.  Meet Dr. Kimberly McGeorge, ND, CNH and host of The Secret to Everything radio show, airing each Wednesday 7-8pm EST on Blogtalkradio (www.serenitynaturalwellness.com).  I’ll be Kimberly’s guest Wednesday February 29th as we talk about energy medicine and other health related topics like Radical Self-Care.   ~Janet “To be in your body is to be present…to be present is to be connected to the divine…” ~Mariel Hemingway The definition of Mindfulness according to Wikipedia is “awareness”.   We are taught that in order to be “mindful”… our…

Book Recommendation: “Invisible Roots: How Healing Past Life Trauma Can Liberate Your Present” by Barbara Stone, PhD

When we think of mindful living, we tend to think of the life we are living now. We don’t think about our ancestral history, but our history is a large and important part of getting to know our deepest self.  Whether you believe in other lives or not, most of us admit that our cells contain the DNA of our ancestors along with the memory of some of their life experiences, food preferences, heart aches, illnesses and joys. “Many emotional, mental, and even physical problems have roots in the outer layers of the human energy field. When a symptom is…

Rebirth

This article first appeared in Sibyl Magazine, February-March 2012 issue.  I thought you might enjoy reading it too.   EACH NEW YEAR WE ARE REBORN. The slate is clean. You choose the canvas, the medium, the brush and you’ll paint 2012 with your own colors. The result of your art, the final product, is up to you. You build your new year one brush stroke, one thought at a time. Regardless of your past history, regardless of the problems you face today, your finances and the quality of your life, you choose how you live your life. You choose the…