Posts in the ‘Healing’ Category

Self-Care w/Compassion

Hi again. As promised, I am continuing to write about self-care and its importance. This content is especially focused on loving oneself and the value of compassion towards oneself. The global plague of Covid-19 continues and its ramifications become more and more pronounced. It is really important to read this posting carefully and take it

May is Nat’l Meditation Month

Greetings and thank you for joining me. Do you know that May is National Meditation Month in the US? It is and it is the perfect time to take a deep dive into it! This video meditation is being filmed on the supermoon of May 7th. A supermoon is when the full moon is closest

The Video: Earth Day 2020

Greetings and thank you for joining me now for this meditation celebrating Earth Day and our dear blue green planet.  We thank Mother Earth for this sacred time and space.  May this healing be for the greatest good. April 22nd is the 50th anniversary of the 1st Earth Day in 1970.  I was there. Were you?  Were

The Video: A Pink Supermoon

Hello and greetings, Thank you for joining me now. Collaborating with nature’s powerful rhythm, this meditation is being recorded on the full moon in April. It is a pink full supermoon.  Pink because the Native Americans in Eastern North America saw the creeping phlox starting to bloom pink and supermoon due to its proximity to

The Video: Spring Into Your Balanced Health

Hi again.  Perhaps you are surprised by getting another post from me so soon but we are living in challenging times due to Covid-19.  I want to reach out again to be of help and clarity. Several friends do not have Facebook.  They have asked me to post the meditation video I told you about

Spring Into Your Balanced Health

Greetings.  After a 3 week retreat in South India in the international township of Auroville, I returned a few days ago to New Jersey on the east coast of America. Needless to say, the atmospheres were quite different.  Having read about the coronavirus situation was nothing like living in the midst of what has quickly

A Global Concentration to Revitalize You and The Earth on 21st February 2020

Greetings, As we gather on the 21st–in NYC @ 6:30 am, Auroville @ 5 pm, and Moscow @ 2:30 pm–be happy. It is the birthday of a remarkable woman: Mirra Richard, a Parisienne, born in 1878 and passed at the age of 95. Known for her spiritual wisdom, she led the Sri Aurobindo Ashram in

You and the Exotic Lotus

It is now time to gather the fruits and flowers of summer as you will soon be moving into autumn. It has flown by much too quickly. Those lazy days of gentle breezes, amazing sunsets and long dinners outside under the stars are about to be memories. You will need to prepare yourself for the

Freedoms and Fireworks Galore

On the 4th of July, the United States celebrated its freedom from Great Britain when the Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Continental Congress. This happened in 1776 and was very serious. The people who signed it were putting their lives on the line.  Over the years the 4th has become a gargantuan party

Color Yourself Calm

Do you know about your 7 main energy centers?  Do you know how they support your total health? In the Indian language of Sanskrit, chakra means spinning wheel of energy.  These are located in the etheric – not the physical – body.  Interestingly though, each center relates to specific organs in the physical body as

Oprah and Deepak Let Me Know That May Is Meditation Month!

Oprah and Deepak let me know that May is National Meditation Month! Yes, I received an email from them and so want to pass on the good news to you. Meditation certainly deserves a whole month of acknowledgement. In fact, it deserves your whole life. When you learn how to savor each moment, be mindful

April = Earth Month

Yes, it’s Earth Month. By now, you know how crucial it is to be aware of your old routines and change them into new ones that support sustainable living from the local to the global scale. Last autumn the United Nations’  Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued a study which gives us 20 years to reverse emission

The Tale of Two Sisters

Do you have any siblings? A sister or brother you grew up with? I do. Being the eldest, I have a younger brother and sister. A health emergency came out of the blue in September that consumed me for almost 7 weeks. This is an intimate story of 2 sisters, healing and devotion. Joanne had

Fall Into Your Calm

October is here with its simple joys of changing foliage, brisk air and the smell of pumpkin spice everywhere in the northeast of America. While in the southeast, there is havoc and panic. The Panhandle has been battered by Hurricane Michael, one of the worst to ever hit it. Intense contrasts surround us as the

Celebrating The Summer Solstice

View from Greenwood Garden’s Terrace   It’s June with all the accompanying celebrations of the month: weddings, Father’s Day, graduations. AND on the 21st, it’s Nature’s great celebration of the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year! A joyous heralding of the season of fun, happiness and laughter. Traditionally we all rejoice – school

Earth Day is Every Day Now

Earth Day is Every Day Now! Official Earth Day is April 22nd but as we all can agree, we need to make earth day every day now! Arctic ice is melting and forcing cold air south. After the tumultuous winter in the northeast of America due to 4 nor’easters and everywhere else around the globe

Your Intentions for 2018

Happy New Year to you! We are still in the 1st month of the year and you may just still be setting your goals. But since everything starts with an intention, here is why you should set intentions rather than goals and resolutions for 2018! As a child, you were told to make a list

Embracing Earth

“Embracing Earth” Due to the extreme climate we have experienced recently around the globe, I was inspired to record “Embracing Earth” a 20 minute audio meditation with music. You will revitalize yourself and our planet while intimately feeling your own connection with nature. Enjoy a preview of several tracks below: Here are a few quotes

Be Your Own Healer with Reiki

In this challenging time of anxiety, stress and uncertainty – be it personal, professional, political or climate related – it is crucial to know how to relax and replenish your energy. Reiki is an ancient form of healing, promoting wellness in the body as well as on subtler energy levels – including the mental, psychic

Be Your Own Wonder Woman

Using the 4 attributes of wisdom, strength, beauty and perfection as gateways into your own personality, you can move into your soul essence integrally with integrity. The heroine in the world record breaking movie, “Wonder Woman”, does this very action. In the film, she moves from Princess Diana to Wonder Woman as she recognizes her

June is busting out all over

“June is busting out all over” with positive gatherings, graduations and loving celebrations. Happy Summer later in the month! Things have certainly been busy and I look forward to a happy relaxing summer. I share tips and insights for your own happiness and relaxation at the end of my blog. A recent gathering I helped

Mae West is a Wise Woman!!

Be like her with my tips and offerings & have a marvelous May!!! There is nothing like a good laugh to make you feel good. Or better.  Or great.  I am sure you have had this wonderful experience many times during your life. Suddenly, the room is brighter.  You feel more comfortable.  You have more energy

Earth Day/Ecotherapy

**Wishing you and your loved ones a wonderful April** May it be filled with peace, health, rebirth and freedom We celebrate Earth Day this month. We know all the science. We can feel the heat of the sun on our own bodies. Climate change is real and happening. Let us be vigilant in protecting Earth

March is Women’s History Month

Let’s explore how we as women can be strong our whole lives long! Sharing tips about how to be strong in our passion and purpose is extremely relevant for these times!! The most power comes when we are standing in our calm and making clear and enlightened choices. My daughter and I were watching the Grammy’s when

Happy Holidays/Savor The Season

Happy Winter Solstice and New Year As we approach the shortest day and the longest night, Please remember that in the midst of the darkness the light glows brightly. Mother Nature’s rhythm allows us to connect deeply with our own inner illumination. When we add light and dark, a new rebirth occurs that can truly express

Scorpio Song

Beauty is victorious as sincerity blooms this fall. The asters are magnificent. Purity arising out of a perfect consecration to Truth scents the air. The clarity of the sky light (A golden light glowing gently, firmly with incredible strength And brilliance and yet, as soft as a sleeping baby’s breath) Is humbling now as from

Gliding Easily Into September

Even though we officially celebrate the new year in January, September always seems like the beginning of the new season. Its arrival heralds the transition from carefree summer to the harbinger of autumn, a time of responsibilities, deadlines and for some, school. The best way to make this change easily is to add a new

Global yet Local July

July was filled with experiences of a global reach while locally on the east coast of America.  The heat and humidity remind me of Auroville, that melting pot of the global future in South India, where everything just melts away except for sincere aspiration. Starting off though on June 30th, I gratefully shared a workshop

Miracles of May and Onward

Here in the northeast of America it has been varied weather: with rain, cooler temps and then a sunny spring day with the flowers and trees blooming.  It certainly has kept us on our toes which indeed is one of the lessons of global climate change: to always be in the moment by being aware

CNN’s Hero of the Year and Other Blossoms

April was blooming with goodness – some planned and some surprises! It began and ended with 2 powerful workshops given at BIG gatherings. The 1st one was in Short Hills about “Integral Passion, Integrity and Purpose”. The 2nd was in South Orange about “Keep Calm and Chakra On”. I am so very grateful that both were

Adventures with My Daughter in Auroville

It was far far away –to a corner in south India brewing with the future – that my daughter, Maddye,  and I had a girls’ night out for a few weeks across the world. Maddye was excused from high school since she was on an educational trip to Auroville, the international township recognized by UNESCO

February is the auspicious month of love

February is the auspicious month of love: both red & golden. Have a wonderful Valentine’s Day on the 14th as we send love to all those who touch our lives. From human love to Divine love, we are surrounded by Love.  For this February is also special since it is a Leap Year and has

Light + Dark= A Rebirth

Happy Winter Solstice and New Year   As we approach the shortest day and the longest night, Please remember that in the midst of the darkness the light glows brightly. Mother Nature’s rhythm allows us to connect deeply with our own inner illumination. When we add light and dark, a new rebirth occurs that can truly

Moving on the Edge of Time

    Moving on the edge of time: Dancing in my spirit, Grace is invoked. Deep, deep as in the intensity Of a primal landscape, I feel all creatures in my flesh While the glow of my soul – Laser white in aspiration – Hews the path through the dense environs.   For the consecration

May is here with its flowers, earth’s offerings.

Peony=Beauty in Art It is a beauty which displays itself and allows itself to be contemplated. May is here with its flowers, earth’s offerings. The purity of nature’s aspiration for light and beauty manifests in the plant and flora. As humans we are fortunate to be able to appreciate this and, if sensitive to it,

Earth Day/Mother’s Day

Spring has finally arrived here in the US northeast. Everyone is happy to see the early flowering and buds! These were taken on the 22nd, the 45th Earth Day. Even these beautiful cherry blossoms seem to be smiling. Begun by a small group of concerned people, Earth Day has grown into an international event with

March/spring/snow/now

It’s March. It’s spring. It’s snow. It’s now. What a month – it snowed for hours on the 1st day of spring here in the northeast USA! Clearly we are in a time of paradox and transition. As we experience Climate Change, Mother Nature is forcing us to stay focused and mindful while we go

Katie Meyler & A Heartfelt Valentine

Katie Meyler, TIME’s 2014 Person of the Year and Ebola Fighter, is the founder/CEO of More Than Me. She gave a moving presentation about her work in Liberia at the UN’s Women’s International Forum this February. Katie expressed how she followed her heart’s calling and we all gave a standing ovation to this very courageous

2015 = Green & Beauty

This New Year greeting is filled with images to inspire You as you walk in beauty in 2015. Regardless of where you were born and which lineage you are descended from, beauty speaks to you.  It clearly manifests in the world of physical form. As Sri Aurobindo says, “Beauty is the special divine manifestation in

You Are A Child Of Light

Happy Holidays It is the special time of the year when as the sunlight lessens, we go within to the find the inner light.  The winter solstice is nature’s clear message. In the midst of the darkness, the light returns.  The western wisdom traditions celebrate this symbolism. They allow us to experience  illumination with miracles

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