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Back in late July, one of the keynote presentations at the Mayo Clinic’s Holistic Wellness conference was Dr. Henry Emmons. He made a startling statement that I’ve been reflecting on … one that impacts lots of people and perhaps, especially women. He said, “80% of depressions are stress-related.” We’ve all heard of good and not-so-good […]

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I am passionate about sharing my message and am honored to be at the following places this week: July 22 – Holistic Health & Healing Summer Institute. “Heart-Centered Healing” at Woodwinds Health Campus in Woodbury, MN at 8:30 a.m. (Registration required.) July 25 – Mayo Clinic’s Holistic Wellness Conference (Engaging Body, Mind and Spirit). “Self-Care […]

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The “Women as Healers” book includes a CD of my own compositions. It is a “feel good” product! Do you have a favorite shop who carries many different products for self-care and nourishing the spirit? Does your hospital have a gift shop? Here’s a partial list of how my products are “out and about”: Cancer […]

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There’s something really powerful that happens when women gather in community … especially around the holidays! I will be doing a series of events in early December. The purpose is to bring peace and calm to each group of women during this busy time of year. When those attending feel peace, they can extend it […]

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When I conduct the “Women as Healers” presentations, one of the topics that we frequently discuss is gratitude. Barbara Schroeder is a nurse at the Mayo Clinic and her story in “Women as Healers” is about gratitude. I also love what the book “Living with Joy” by Sanaya Roman says about gratitude. To summarize:  1) […]

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In the last blog post, I wrote about intentions. It reminded me of something that happened early in my harp-playing days. A dear friend of mine suggested I read a small (but very powerful) book called “The Prayer of Jabez.” It is a beautiful mantra prayer and in my own words, it is… Dear God: Bless […]

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Several weeks ago, I completed the coursework for the Beyond Surgery Program. It was a wonderful experience! We had five nurses from the Mayo Clinic + six others who came from a variety of locations/backgrounds. It is a thorough, well-designed program. While many beneficiaries of the program are surgery patients, any medical procedure (chemotherapy, radiation, […]

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