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A Manicure…

A couple weeks ago, because of the cold, harsh Minnesota winter weather, I felt like my hands were all tore up – cracks, raw and itchy, dry and flaky. I thought to myself, what would help? A manicure! And I even had a gift certificate from a dear friend. The salon was able to work […]

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Barb Schommer, Healing Touch Instructor and retired public health nurse, is one of the 31 women in the “Women as Healers” book. She and I have a wonderful friendship and we have also co-created a CD called “Reflections: A Guided Meditation.” Barb and I also love to present together…there’s a synergy with the two of […]

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Self-care is a topic I’ve been passionate about for years. I have felt the importance of it in my own life and I’ve observed lots of health care staff (mostly nurses) not taking very good care of themselves.  I was recently asked to present a session on Self-Care at a Harp Therapy conference. I was […]

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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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Time for Rejuvenation…

For several years, I’ve had on my “bucket list” to see the Sandhill cranes … and it finally became a reality this year! These amazing, beautiful birds migrate from Mexico and stop along the Platte River near Kearney, Nebraska to re-fuel (eat corn and get water) and rest for approximately six weeks before beginning to fly […]

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