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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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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Why did I share the previous three “Energy” blog posts with you? Sometimes an experience is more telling then a theory. If the focus of my blog was to explain what it is that I do during a session, the explanation may come across as being too technical, or too cookie cutter. Hearing how an…

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Here we are, back in the public park in Ireland. I found this peaceful photo opportunity and want to share it with you. Such grace and such beauty right there in front of my eyes. I enjoyed watching the swan gliding across the water with such grace. When was the last time you put life…

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On that same trip to Dublin Ireland last year, I came across (what I considered) a magical place, a special place. It was a place that literally called to me.  I was drawn to it like a moth to a flame, knowing there was “something” there for me. It was the same feeling for me…

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Many plants can easily show they are healthy and doing well by growing flower buds and then allowing them to open.  In the process they are allowing the sweetness of their lives to be on display for us to enjoy and others  to enjoy – such as the bee in this photo! Truly prospering, flourishing…

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A week ago or so, back in my yard, I found myself taking yet another photo of a flowering rhododendron.  What beauty that planted displayed, do you agree? A thriving, old growth planting, placed here long before my time on this land. Prodded me to notice how people thrive in our world. Yes, there are…

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While taking a walk in a local park just the other day, I came upon this lil creature. He was making his way ever so slowly across the moss. I decided to take some time to watch him as he moved, carrying his home on his back. He seemed at such ease as he appeared…

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While riding my bike on a local bike trail I saw this downed tree. The sweet smell of an evergreen filled the air as I rode by the trunk laying beside the trail. There is something about the distinct smell of an evergreen that causes me to take notice, and breathe the essence of that…

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