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A blog dedicated to exploring the experience of healing in all domains

Spring Equinox CEU Finger Scissors

Finger Scissors Here is a Gallbladder and Colon meridian disentangling exercise for people who are really not sure about the difference between their rage and their shit, and they don't want to fling shit at somebody when they are angry.   I learned this back when I was obsessed with what I called meridian entanglements, or meridian bleed-throughs. These are places in the body where the energy of one meridian, or one point on a meridian, was dominating or muddying the flow of another meridian, or points on that meridian. The solution had to do with alternately pulling the digits associated with the two meridians (one of them was usually a Wood meridian) to create contradistinction between the two associated muscle trains, ... Read more

Water Seasonal Resources

Living the Elements: Water Winter Seasonal Resources Water is associated with Winter, the season of stillness, solitude, courage, fear, and deep wisdom in the face of the unknown. Water is life’s greatest resource and it takes many forms. Water is the element of rest and re-charge. Through deep listening, we engender a connection to our hidden resources. To do this, we must get enough sleep, cultivate peace and stillness in our busy lives, and learn to develop our inner quietude. Winter’s darkness creates an acute awareness of all the mysteries that surround us. A person who has strong Water in their constitution often can’t help but be aware, all the time, of just how much we don’t know. When Water people develop ease ... Read more

Metal Seasonal Resources

Living the Elements: Metal Autumn Could we take a moment to remember that autumn is not just about grief and loss? Yes, it’s about that too—but it’s also about the beauty, and about what is essential, and what lasts forever inside of us. It’s about what we treasure, and how we keep our treasure clean and polished inside of us.  What do you love, what do you value—not just on good days, but when it’s all really hitting the fan?  What reminds you of your values, and brings you back into alignment? That’s what autumn is about—not just grief! Of course, grief can be a doorway into beauty and transcendent value.  But let’s not forget that it is a doorway so that we ... Read more

October 30, 2020

Healthy Anger, in Autumn What is healthy anger?  That’s an easily politicized question—and I‘d like to disrupt the binary of healthy/unhealthy anger by instead suggesting that we consider anger along the polarity of healthier anger and less healthy anger.  This is important for many reasons, chief among which is that anger is a dynamic process, and health is a moving target.  Anger that is healthy right this moment will not be healthy after a few days, or weeks, or months at the most—it is part of a transformative journey.  It has stages, just like grief.  Passing through a stage is healthy; getting stuck in that exact same stage is not. The most important question in considering anger is, where is it ... Read more