Energetic Health, Part 3

[This is the third post of a 3-part series.] It was my friend Paula’s gardens that saved me me. Just over a year ago, when we first moved to Oahu from ‘upcountry’ Maui, we lived in a house owned by a friend in a suburban neighborhood of Honolulu. From the beginning, I felt that something in the house…

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Energetic Health, Part 2

[This is the second post of a 3-part series.] It was a stretch for some people, I guess.  On my MailChimp report, I noted a couple of ‘unsubscribes’ after last week’s post, “Energetic Health, Part 1,” which surprised me slightly but not overly much. They were new readers and I guess the posting just didn’t suit…

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Energetic Health, Part 1

It was the chimes that woke me. Sleeping, I was deep in the Dreamtime and codes were being entered into my body. With each button pushed as part of the sequence, like dialing on a phone pad, a chime sounded. A sequence was being programmed into my bodymind, and the successive tones grew steadily louder,…

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Dancing the Soul: Sweat Your Prayers

The slight breeze feels welcome upon my perspiring body, having stepped outside into the open air to catch my breath and cool down. I inhale a few deep breaths, hands on my hips, while my heart thumps in my chest like a solid drum beating a rapid cadence. For a few minutes I stand there,…

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The Raw and the Cooked: Getting Fresh

I’m coming around again. In more ways than one. I’ve been struggling a bit with my recent transplant from ‘upcountry’ Maui to urban O’ahu, trying to adapt to city life after many years of living in rural, semi-wild places. In this transition period there are good days and not so good days for me. On…

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