Emotional Neglect

I just finished one of the best books I’ve ever read: Running on Empty: Overcome Your Childhood Emotional Neglect by Jonice Webb, PhD with Christine Musello, PsyD. (2014, Morgan James Publishing, NY).  Dr. Webb has opened my eyes to a whole, new way of looking at...

Training Pants

I’ve been taking advantage of our pool for physical training.  I call it swimming, kind of.  I tie a long green foam noodle around my waist for buoyancy.  Then I stroke up and down the pool till I’m out of breath (usually after 150 feet) and go for another round or...

You do have a 6th Sense!

All of us (I hope) agree on the five human senses: touch, taste, smell, sight, and hearing.  When we hear about the “sixth sense” though, what comes to mind?  New Age theory?  Feminine perception?  The sixth sense is something we all have and is underappreciated:...

Somatic Intuitive Training

I’ve recently been certified as a practitioner of Somatic Intuitive Training™.  What does this mean?  Lance D. Ware is founder of Heart and Soul Associates.  The terminology originated with him (the underlined portions are a useful shorthand): Somatic:  Referring to...

Spiritual Connection: Emotions

Feeling, sensations, and emotion are “portals” for spirituality.  Through them we discover our deepest selves, our aspirations, our goals toward wholeness and connection.  Sometimes our feelings are not pleasant; they can be challenging and disturbing.  Even then,...