Category: Excerpt

Walk No. 3: Walking Awake through Your Living Space

Walking Awake through Your Living Space The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing. —JON KABAT-ZINN   OVERVIEW This may seem like an odd name for a walk, since unless we’re sleepwalking, we’re always awake as …continue

Walk No. 23: Gratitude Walk

Walk 23: Gratitude Walk Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for. —ZIG ZIGLAR   OVERVIEW In nearly every talk I’ve given, when asked what one thing someone could do to improve their life, …continue

Walk No. 29: Soft Gaze Walk

Walk 29: Soft Gaze Walk If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. —WAYNE DYER   OVERVIEW How you look at the world is how you see the world, and there’s more than one way to look at the world. The Soft Gaze Walk invites you to see …continue

Walk No. 25: Centering Walk (a.k.a. Walking from Your Center)

Walk 25: Centering Walk (a.k.a. Walking from Your Center)   My strength comes from my abdomen. It’s the center of gravity and the source of real power. —BRUCE LEE   Overview “I’m feeling uncentered.” “He’s off his center.” “She’s totally centered.” The idea of being “centered” or “uncentered” in our daily lives is not uncommon. …continue

New Release Excerpt: Healing Depression Without Medication

Another Way Adapted from Healing Depression Without Medication by Jodie Skillicorn, DO.  “To find health should be the object of the doctor. Anyone can find disease.” —A. T. STILL, DOCTOR OF OSTEOPATHY A reliable way to make people believe in falsehoods is frequent repetition, because familiarity is not easily distinguished from truth. — DANIEL KAHNEMAN, THINKING, …continue

Somatics—A Radically Different View of Who We Are

Excerpted from The Politics of Trauma by Staci K. Haines. Somatics—A Radically Different View of Who We Are The Church says: The body is a sin. Science says: The body is a machine. Advertising says: The body is a business. The body says: I am a fiesta. —EDUARDO GALEANO, from “Window on the Body” Somatics …continue