Don’t Just Do Something, Sit There

This winter I moved into my new office.  Not only did my body feel a release from having a private space large enough to keep physical distance, my body felt alive.  I could even tote boxes of books from my car into the office (Thank you physical therapy for...
Learning to Listen with Love to Your Body

Learning to Listen with Love to Your Body

GroundingJoin me this month for a meditation and practice to engage your inner resources as a support for recognizing and processing a difficult memory or emotion.  This meditation comes from Resma Menaken’s My Grandmother’s Hands:  Racialized Trauma and the...
Change=Loss; Loss=Grief

Change=Loss; Loss=Grief

On March 19, 2020, I packed my car with a box of files, two boxes of books, and my stack of sticky-notes.  Driving away from The Candy Factory, my throat tightened as one of my trusty protectors held back tears.   It is a  freeze-frame moment in my...