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Power and Bliss = Your Blueprint

I was terrified. How could I have agreed to speak at the Rotary Club Father/Daughter banquet? I was 12 years old and I said yes when my father asked me. He believed I could do the talk, so I said yes. My stomach was queasy on the drive to downtown San Jose and the hotel [...]

Fall down, then get up again: recovering from injuries.

My wrist in heavy cast post-surgery March 30. Four months ago I found myself sitting down on a street corner in Santa Cruz holding my excruciatingly painful left wrist wondering what happened. One minute I was rushing to the 7:20 movie and the next I was on the ground, my friend trying to grab my bad wrist to [...]

By | July 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|7 Comments

What is Compassion? (Part II)

The last Blog “What is Compassion” explained two views of Compassion. In this article we look at what is Compassion from a third point of view, that of Yoga. (To read Part I first, click here>>) 3—Compassion is: “It is my duty to help that person” (a duty you have already defined, such as to [...]

By | February 17th, 2017|Ayurveda, Depression, Energy, Happiness, Health, Holistic Healing, Natural Health, Weight Loss|Comments Off on What is Compassion? (Part II)

What is Compassion?

Those on a spiritual path often want to increase their compassion. Some of my clients tell me they are concerned that they are not compassionate enough. They feel anxious and self critical about their inability to be compassionate. They try to develop compassion but it is a struggle. This struggle may be due to a [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|Aging, Ayurveda, Depression, Energy, Happiness, Health, Holistic Healing, Natural Health, Weight Loss|Comments Off on What is Compassion?

Stress Busters for the Stable Blueprint

“I have to bear this” the Stable thinks. Her first response to a stressful situation is not to run in fear or fight in anger but to become obstinate and rooted. To freeze. To deny. The Stable's response to a stressful situation is to dig in, resist, become numb, become stubbornly attached to a thing [...]

By | November 14th, 2016|Aging, Ayurveda, Depression, Energy, Happiness, Health, Holistic Healing, Natural Health|Comments Off on Stress Busters for the Stable Blueprint

Stressbusters for the Passionate Blueprint

How could he say that about me? My stomach is burning with fury at the insult and I will get back at him by not texting or responding to his calls. I am furious with myself for not being perfect and feel a failure. I am waking up in the middle of the night with acid [...]

By | November 4th, 2016|Aging, Ayurveda, Depression, Energy, Happiness, Health, Holistic Healing, Natural Health|1 Comment

Sensitive Blueprint Stress Busters

Do you feel fear in your guts when you wake up in the morning? Worry that there is something you did or may do that may bring about an unwanted reality? If so, you may have a Sensitive Blueprint's stress response. (To discover your Blueprint, go HERE) (Note: In the ancient human past the fight/flight reactions in the [...]

By | October 30th, 2016|Ayurveda, Depression, Happiness, Health, Holistic Healing, Natural Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sensitive Blueprint Stress Busters

Finding Health and Happiness Part 5

Nature's symmetry and balance is Sattwa. When we appreciate it we experience Sattwa, bliss. Here is a quick review from the last post... There are three forces which create our reality. Rajas: force of movement, activity Tamas: force of inertia, stability Sattwa: exists when Rajas and Tamas are operating in a balanced way. [...]

By | October 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Finding Health and Happiness Part 5

Finding Health and Happiness Part 4

Part 4: Where Happiness is NOT; Life Forces and their actions. Ayurveda and Yoga philosophy describe three forces which maintain life. These forces create all form and energy. They are called Sattwa, Rajas and Tamas. (This is a philosophical post, for those who like it!) Rajas is the force of action, activity, motion. Rajas makes [...]

By | October 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Finding Health And Happiness Part 3

Did you ever notice that when you were happiest, you felt a sense of unity? A feeling of one-ness with your loved one, or your laughing child, or an awesome sunset.  A sense of safety, security, that there is no opposition between “me” and “unsafe world”. So happy! You may have felt this [...]

By | October 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Finding Health And Happiness Part 3