Sound.

Fallen Tree

”If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?”  – CHARLES RIBORG MANN AND GEORGE RANSOM TWISS – Sound not only vibrates, it creates movement. According to Wikipedia, this physiological sound question about a tree falling originated in the 1910 book Physics by Charles…

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Wellness.

What does that mean to you? During the time I have been away from the office I have had moments to contemplate what wellness means. For me, wellness means a focus on holistic and natural approaches, self-healing and preventive care … healthy-living, self-help, self-care, fitness, nutrition, diet and spiritual practices. During my sabbatical I have…

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Time.

Earlier this month I recorded a very short podcast episode entitled “Timing is everything” … I have to tell you more about that subject. After publishing that recording I went about my day, running errands. It was the perfect time to complete one of those errands actually, a visit to the local Department of Health…

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Thankfulness.

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, we are (hopefully) reminded of all that we are thankful for each year. True thankfulness comes in many forms. In fact, right now I am thankful you are taking the time to read this blog post! Honestly, if you were to ask me, personally I know there is much…

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Flower Essences in times of change

Flower with water drops | Balanced Bodycare, Olympia

Now more than ever we are faced with the undeniable need for connection and change. Many are dealing with feelings of isolation and fear as we all do our best to stay healthy during this outbreak of a new virus in our world. At times our current situation may seem too much. Too many recommendations…

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Perspective

magnified bubble | Balanced Bodycare

Hopefully we are all taking some time to consider things from different perspectives right now. Allowed, Not Allowed … Essential, Non-Essential … even something as basic as the colors of Black and White. Remembering there is always a grey area, isn’t there? How about considering perspectives when it comes to your personal health – physically,…

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Looking Forward

glasses | Balanced Bodycare

As we all do our best to “Stay Home and Stay Healthy” many bodyworkers are spending time looking at our businesses differently … Literally taking our glasses off and recognizing how the lenses need to be cleaned in order to START LOOKING FORWARD! Perhaps you are taking this time to re-evaluate how you are able to…

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Connection

design of intertwined circles | Balanced Bodycare, Olympia

  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.…

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Stress and Wisdom Whisperings: Putting it all together …

woman meditation on mountain | Balanced Bodycare

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,…

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Flower Essences for the Brain

mustard flower | Balanced Bodycare

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…

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