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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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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colorful drawing of a brain | Balanced Bodycare

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…

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blooming purple flower | Balanced Bodycare

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…

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human X-ray | Balanced Bodycare

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 ……

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cherry blossom tree | Balanced Bodycare

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…

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red flower | Balanced Bodycare

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…

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female belly | Balanced Bodycare

Many people feel they have a connection with the image highlighted at the top of this post. Clients are not always eager and ready to share specifics regarding their digestion. Some may even not really pay attention to how often they “go”, and then wonder why they are feeling they way there are feeling –…

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Balanced Bodycare

Have you ever been in a situation when you just “felt it in the pit of your stomach”? Maybe you had a situation when you needed to ask the advise of someone and there was no one available to ask, yet your “gut” had already given you the answer? Have you ever considered asking your…

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