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Healing Doses of the Week - April 7 to 13

Monday April 14, 2014
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Significance of Our Role Playing

Thursday April 10, 2014

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Chakra Salads

Wednesday March 26, 2014

Healing Photo of the Week

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Healing Lesson of the Day: ~ Holding Hands ~
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Healing Doses of the Week - March 17-23

Monday March 24, 2014
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Be Social with Me

Friday March 21, 2014
Announcement:You may have noticed that the forum associated with About.com Holistic Healing is no more. It was dismantled this week. Why? Forum usage has been very light in the past couple of years. It was time to let it go. I imagine that the reduced visits and fewer discussions in the forum are due primarily to there being so many other types of social media outlets for like-minded individuals to gather such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+, etc. that were not available at the time the forum was put in place.

At the bottom of this posting are links/icons to my various social pages where you can connect with me beyond the About Holistic Healing Website. I'm not going anywhere... I'm still here. Beyond social you can also continue to share your stories and experiences on various healing and spiritual topics (see Readers Speak Out)

Aside from my social media accounts you can also connect with White Horse Woman, my friend and holistic healing partner who has served as moderator to the forum. Prior to that she helped moderate the former chatroom... in total almost 15 years of service! Join White Horse via her group on Facebook, White Horse Continues the Story. I'm a member of her group too!


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Didgeridoo

Wednesday March 19, 2014

Healing Photo of the Week

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Healing Lesson of the Day: ~ Cover Grays with Henna ~
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Healing Doses of the Week - March 10 to 16

Monday March 17, 2014
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Rogue Eagle

Wednesday March 12, 2014
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Healing Photo of the Week

My weekly newsletter that normally sends on Tuesday morning experienced a delivery snafu. This week's edition was delivered almost 30 hours late. And that's not all. The image of "Spirit Eagle" that I embedded in the newsletter tool was supposed to be a smaller thumbnail size. But, somehow, the original size of the image (which was five times the size of the image shown here) is what was delivered to my subscribers. You can see the online version here.

Please accept my apologies for spamming your inbox with such a huge image. But, I truly did not do anything different in coding the embedded image into the text than I normally would. The newsletter template went wacky on me somehow. I currently have the technical support team looking into what may have gone wrong. But, what I like to think is that Eagle Spirit went rogue because it intended to send a message for me in a HUGE Way, and for some of my readers too. Look to my animal totem gallery to see what a visitation from different animals could mean. Do you think this attention getting "Eagle Landing" was meant as a message for you? Or, do you have a special connection with Eagle Spirit? If so, please post your comment.

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Healing Lesson of the Day: ~ Medical Graphology~
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Healing Doses of the Week - March 3 to 9

Monday March 10, 2014
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Are You Frozen in Time?

Friday March 7, 2014
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This is Your Reminder to Change Your Clocks on Sunday! - Spring Forward

With the time change approaching this weekend I've decided that TIME in general would be a good topic for my Focus Friday posting. Actually, I've been wanting to write an article about the constraints of time we live in and how it can effect us. We all live our lives by clocks and calendars, right? Yet, I have always felt that time is actually an elastic measure. Scientifically, time has been proven as flexible or inconsistent... remember learning about Einstein's Theory of Relativity in science class?.

Deadlines and Procrastination

I don't know if I really want to admit this, but what the heck. I'll lay it out for you. I'm a procrastinator. It doesn't matter if I'm dreading getting something done, or anticipating an event. I tend to wait until the last minute to do whatever it is that needs my attention.

For example: I make my bed a few minutes before I climb in for the night. Crazy huh? I like crawling into a freshly made bed, but when I get up in the morning I'd rather shut the bedroom door than take the time to make the bed. My morning awaits and I want to get right to it. Same with cleaning up the kitchen. I generally clean the kitchen before I prepare a meal, not after eating a meal. So, if you were to pop over to visit me at my home unexpectedly there is a 95% chance that you'll find dirty dishes stacked up on the countertop. However, I cannot cook in a messy kitchen, so before I prepare a meal I will clean and put everything away from the previous meal. I guess when it comes to housecleaning I do things backwards.

When my husband and I are going away on a trip, his bag is packed the night before. Whereas, I throw my things in a bag an hour or so before we head out the door for the airport. Who forgets things more often? He does! But to be completely forthcoming here, I will have a checklist of things to pack I maintain a few days before the trip.

When I was in school I did my homework before going to bed the evening before the assignment was due. After the school day was over I wanted nothing to do with more book studies. Whereas, my older sister would buckle down to business after returning home from class . She would begin working on her homework right away. A fact: She got better grades than me.

And when it comes to my work as a freelancer.... yes, I procrastinate. I meet my deadlines, often just in the nick of time. I like to think I work best when I'm under pressure. Some of my best works were written in a brief period of clock time. I managed to write my Reiki book in 3 months time. That really amazed me. Expansion and shrinkage of time happens. I believe this. I love it when the expansion of time allows extra space for my creativity to blossom.

Time Warps

Something odd happened to me several years ago when I was working an 8-5 office job. I had overslept one morning. In a panic, I called my boss to explain and inform him that I would be late for work. He said "Fine, no worries." My panic subsided after hanging up the phone. I hopped into the shower, got dressed, grabbed an apple out of the fridge, and drove myself to work. When I walked into the office that morning, my boss looked up and asked me what happened. His question confused me, but I responded with a second apology explaining that I had overslept. Then he told me to look at the clock. I had actually arrived at my workplace five minutes early. This is a good example of time clicking away at its own speed... never mind what we think.

Past - Present - Future

It is easy to get caught up in the then, now, and later concepts. We tend to look back at our missteps, as well as our accolades, as if they define us. We project what the future will bring... either longing for something better or dreading consequences of aging. The only truths we can count on is having been born and one day dying. Everything in between is the prize. We get to experience being human and living on earth. What we do with our lifetime is up to us. My suggestion is to live in the now!

Could Someone Help Me Solve a Mystery About Time?

This is really a question for television trivia junkies. In the 60s (maybe early 70s) a sitcom aired that I believe was titled All About Time... although it is likely the title of the show has escaped me. The premise of the show was about a man who had become frozen in time. His body froze during an ice storm or snow avalanche. Fast forward 60 years or so and when weather warms (global warming?) the ice/snow melts. Miraculously, when the elements thaw, so does the man. He's alive! Kept on ice for years, he looks exactly the same as he did the night of that initial freeze... he was preserved in time. The opening scene of the show has him walking back into civilization, a bit dazed at all the changes that have occurred over the years while he was in cold storage. He meets up with his young son, who is now all grown up and is an old man. The son now appears older that his father. Each episode has the younger man calling the older man SON, and the older man calling the younger fellow POPS. Anyway, you would think in this Internet age, I could find something archived online about this show.... but so far, no luck. Does anyone else remember this show?


Focus Friday - This post is part of a once-weekly blog feature focusing on a singular healing topic. If you would like to get notifications delivered to your inbox each Friday alerting you to the Focus Friday topic please subscribe to my newsletter. In addition to the Friday delivery subscribers also receive my standard newsletter sent on Tuesday mornings. The Tuesday edition highlights new articles, newest blog posts, and includes links to a variety of healing topics.
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