*Being that Sacred Space is a shared Health/Wellness workspace, the views reflected in this blog by individuals who are working in the Sacred Space are not necessarily shared by the owners of the studio.
I remember years ago when I was struggling with what to “do” with myself because I was bored
with where I was in my life - a friend asked me a very simple yet profound question “What do you want?” I stopped in my tracks and just stared blankly at her…. I should easily be able to
answer this, yet I was stumped. I didn’t know what I wanted. I didn’t know who I was outside
of being a Mom and a wife. I was confused and felt disconnected from myself. I was so used to
I recently received this really informative graphic from The National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine about how the brain adapts to trauma. I love this graphic because it shows us from the standpoint of science that it is never a victim's "fault" how their bodies react to trauma. I have a real interest in the subject of trauma and trauma recovery having walked this road myself as well as walking beside others in the healing of their own trauma.
Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom. It is the result of long and patient effort in self-control. Its presence is an indication of ripened experience, and of a more than ordinary knowledge of the laws and the operations of thought. James Allen As I write this, it is Monday and for most of us, the weekly rat race has begun again! Carving out time on a yoga mat can sometimes make the race go a little smoother, bringing you some calm, often leading to clari
Horses have been part of my life since childhood and for the last 15 years, co-facilitators in my psychotherapy practice. My equine-guided lesson in listening began when my horse Pooh came into my life at age 14. This horse and I had a deeply connected relationship for over 20 years and he completely shifted my world. Without saying a word, Pooh soothed my unspoken wounds, connected me with my courageous self and challenged me in ways I had never been able to before on my own