Many folks have been affected by the collapse of the Silicon Valley Bank a few days ago. Some have not been able to collect their paycheck, and others are scrambling to now be able to pay their bills. Having experienced similar circumstances awhile back when my income was suddenly lost, I can relate to the … Continue reading LovingKindness Art: Coloring and Meditation for Health
Boundaries: The Space Between
Twenty-one weeks into my second pregnancy, I just did not feel right. An ultrasound a few weeks earlier had shown that I was carrying twins, and I’d taken to assessing my tummy with a measuring tape, like the doctor did at my visits. I was pleased that the twins seemed to be growing quickly, adding … Continue reading Boundaries: The Space Between
Healing Birthing Trauma: It’s Never Too Late!
Forty years ago this year, my first pregnancy ended in a very unexpected miscarriage at 19 weeks. I ended up delivering the baby in the doctor’s office after not knowing I’d been in labor all night. In a shocked daze, I watched as the doctor used a pencil eraser to poke around at my dead … Continue reading Healing Birthing Trauma: It’s Never Too Late!
Music has always been a big part of my life and I often get images from a story that plays itself out in my mind as I’m listening to a beautiful composition. Over the years, some musical pieces have really touched my heart and inspired me to pair the music with video clips and images … Continue reading HeartSeed Stories
Physician, Heal Thyself!
I recently had what seemed like a minor incident while getting my yard ready for winter. I’d just finished moving some large-ish potted plants into a more sheltered spot, when I briefly lost my footing. I found myself sitting against the house, having bumped my head, elbow, and somehow my right leg on ??? I’m … Continue reading Physician, Heal Thyself!
Dilution is the Solution to Pollution
During my medical training and practice, an oft-repeated saying was “Dilution is the Solution to Pollution”. Nowhere was it spoken more than in the operating suite, where efforts to prevent infection are paramount. Many of us are going through a time of detoxification and purification, I believe, as a prelude to our transition into a … Continue reading Dilution is the Solution to Pollution