~~My “sensory deprivation” experience~~

If you are not familiar with sensory deprivation or float tanks, you will want to read the info and studies here A sensory deprivation tank, also called an isolation tank or float tank, is used for restricted environmental stimulation therapy (REST). It is a dark, soundproof tank that is filled with a foot or less…

The Color of Stillness

I love the sunsets that have me darting my eyes in every direction so I can take it all in… but tonight I was anchored in one spot, looking in one direction, mesmerized. I saw and felt the color of stillness. The unassuming gradation soothed and made my eyes and ears take a backseat. My…

Babies Know More Than They Can Remember

  We’re in KC spending time with our daughter and her family and we welcome a new little grand love into the world. As I hold this new little angel, I dream about the possibilities  of her life. As I watch our little “almost 2” year old grandson play, I realize he has no memories of…

You are the Placebo – book review

  You know that a book has made an impact when you keep thinking about it days and days after reading that last line. You realize your thinking has been challenged, rearranged and enriched. This is how I feel about Joe Dispenza’s book, You are the Placebo. Just as the name implies, I can’t disregard…

Dual Realities of Life

I give in… as the salt water waves moves in over me, swishing me clean within, while simultaneously the tide rolls out, taking me from where I began; comforting me while carrying me away from the familiar shore. Like the earth spinning but also rotating around the sun, the dual reality of life is punctuated,…

Health Challenges & Dandelion’s Shadow

Even the dandelion’s shadow is amazing, don’t you think? But it isn’t a substance you can touch or feel, but a visual representation of the real. The shadow causes me to look again at the flower, to see minute details I missed at first glance. Shadows, like feelings can be magical and beautiful,  or sinister and ominous….

Best Case Scenario

  Do you find yourself mulling over events, interactions, feelings and thoughts and wonder how it will work out? We all do this to some extent. We want to “figure it out”. We are “fixers”. I wonder if when the little thought bubbles up, what would happen if we create a beautiful vision in our minds…

Entangled Senses

Have you ever felt the coming scent of rain? Occasionally, there is a split-second that senses almost overlap. Today this happened when I saw the sky. maybe it’s what we call a premonition? The scent of rain was a vision in my mind before it was actually there. Then the moment came when the rain was actually…

Mind Travels

Sometimes the mind is a funny thing. On some days my mind correlates more with the map than anything else. The sphere of the globe becomes my mind’s canvas. I skip over the blue rather quickly and end up on the brownish places and sit a while. The last few days I’ve been near the…