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By Holly Glennon | Mar 27, 2020

  During these times of uncertainty and being isolated from our usual routine, we are given time to contemplate things we may not usually have time for in our daily lives. For me this involves coming to the realization of the need to shift things … clean out and clear the path, so to speak. The image chosen above, the…

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Stress and Wisdom Whisperings: Putting it all together …

By Holly Glennon | Jun 11, 2019

Stress is not all bad. We actually need some stress, as Hans Selye (who coined the term as it is currently used and is well known for his stress research) noted, “Without stress, there would be no life.” However, when life’s stress goes in to overload and we have one stressor on top of another, with no recovery time, that…

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Flower Essences for the Brain

By Holly Glennon | May 31, 2019

Suppressed emotions, as mentioned in the earlier post regarding Brain Wisdom, can definitely lead to physical discomforts and potentially disease within our bodies. However, the questions seems to always be … “How can we assist our body to make changes to easily (and in a healthy way) release those emotions that have been suppressed and in the process stay healthy?”…

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Brain Wisdom

By Holly Glennon | Feb 20, 2019

What does our brain have to tell us? Obviously many things, right? After all, our brains allow us to retain information we receive via our senses – hearing, vision, taste, smell and touch. As well as the experiences we have in life – recalling how to ride a bicycle, drive a car while following the “rules of the road”, and…

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Bones and Flower Essences

By Holly Glennon | Feb 5, 2019

Can you consider how emotions may be held deep within your bones? Just the other day I had client who came in for a Cranio-Sacral Reflexology session.  She had fallen over the holidays and now was finding her gait had changed.  She did not feel like she was walking with her feet forward.  Once she was on the massage table…

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Bone Wisdom

By Holly Glennon | Jan 28, 2019

What if your bones could talk?  Imagine what they might have to say to you! Cranio-Sacral therapists, whether they be massage trained or reflexology trained, spend much time listening to your body … and specifically your bones!  There is a flexion and extension, sometimes a wave-like movement, that can be detected within the body … this is the life-force movement…

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Flower Essences for the Legs and Feet

By Holly Glennon | Jan 25, 2019

For me, a natural connection comes to mind when I think about the body’s legs and feet. That connection is with the trunk and roots of a tree. The idea of a sturdy structure (trunk), feeding (roots),  and supporting (limbs) the entire wooded being we call trees can be a soothing image for many. There are many references to the…

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Legs and Feet Wisdom

By Holly Glennon | Jan 21, 2019

Leg and Feet Wisdom / Body Wisdom

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The Pelvis and Flower Essences

By Holly Glennon | Jan 18, 2019

As mentioned in the previous Pelvic Wisdom Whispering: This particular area of the body holds an energy vortex active in the hips and the pelvic floor, governing our vital well-being and ability to manifest. A major “Power Center” in our body. It involves creativity and collaboration. Therefore, it deals with our relationships and how we process the emotions involved in…

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