I fell into a discouragement sinkhole, filled with quicksand. I was tra-la-ing along through my weekend and BOOM, before I knew it I was awash in a deep pool of discouragement. – I am one of those eyes wide open sort of people. I may take a news fast for
CREATING A CRUCIBLE FOR TRANSFORMATION. By way of introduction, this is the title of the training manual for the AAIT Fellowship Training Group. Participants lovingly refer to it as the Big A$% Notebook. As you might guess, it’s chock full of resources and information to ensure that my students’
COMPASSION FATIGUE – “indifference to charitable appeals on behalf of those who are suffering, experienced as a result of the frequency or number of such appeals.” It may start out as a kind of numbness or irritability. You might feel impatient or just wish someone would stop talking. Blame, exhaustion
SELF-care. What does that even mean? For me today, part of what it meant was a deep tissue massage to work out the kinks. On a more daily basis, it means all the little doings of life that create an environment I find pleasing, not just an outer
Kathy White PT, Feldenkrais and AAIT practitioner extraordinaire recently shared a post on self care for families. One of the PRACTICAL suggestions is to have a morning and evening routine. Word. This is one of the best pieces of advice for ALL of us, especially healing arts practitioners. These routines, when
How many times a day, a week, a month do you recommend to one of your clients to meditate, exercise, or engage in some other equally valuable endeavor? More than once, twice? Raise your hands. Most of us do. Of course
“It just seems selfish,” Amy responded, glancing at her husband. On his face, I saw what looked to be a passing shadow sorrowful surprise followed by deep love.