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I am excited to let you know the research study “Impact of Healing Touch and Healing Harp on In-Patient Acute Care Pain” is published in the Holistic Nursing Practice this month. This ground-breaking study examines the concomitant use of two complementary modalities to reduce pain, anxiety and nausea in the postoperative patient population. E-mail me […]

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It is a wonderful feeling to “touch” someone with the gifts of books and music. Do you have a favorite shop who carries many different “feel good” products? Does your hospital have a gift shop? Here’s a partial list of how my products are “out and about”: Cancer support (Cancer Gifts, Mayo Cancer Renewal, Healing […]

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This past weekend, I spoke and played the harp at the International Harp Therapy Program’s conference in Cedar Falls, IA. My topic of self-care is one I’m very passionate about! As I was about to begin speaking, one of the participants came running in, late and disheveled. We all laughed! It was a perfect time […]

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Last month, I spent a week in Indianapolis with Jan Erlenbaugh Gaddis (the woman who wrote the first story in “Women as Healers”). We had a great time! Our schedule was very full and each day was meaningful and heart-felt. On the last day, I played at Rosewalk at Lutherwood, an assisted living center, where […]

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It is interesting how we’re all connected … about six months ago, Barb Schroeder, a nurse at the Mayo Clinic in the Women as Healers book, mentioned a program called Beyond Surgery®.  As she was sharing, it really “spoke to me,” but I didn’t take immediate action. A few months later, the co-founder of Beyond Surgery®, […]

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In May 2006, I began volunteering with Barb Schommer (Certified Healing Touch Practitioner/Instructor) at Woodwinds Health Campus in Woodbury, MN. The Woodwinds’ Integrative Therapies department recently released a research summary of our work together, “The Impact of Healing Touch with Harp Therapy on Inpatient Acute Care Pain: A Retrospective Analysis.” We are excited to announce […]

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