Gemmotherapy with Lauren Hubele

Posts Tagged ‘Self healing’

Molly’s Story: Crohn’s Part I

One and a half years ago Molly and I collaborated on a series of four blog posts that proved to be a healing experience for both of us. Molly happens to be my niece. The daughter of my sister who passed July 2015 after a lengthy and heartbreaking struggle with cancer. When my sister had a…

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Rethinking Elimination

Thoughts about how well your body is eliminating don’t really make it to the top of your list unless you are faced with a sudden change of too much or not enough. It turns out that your elimination should get as much attention as what you are feeding yourself each day. That is because how…

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Midweek Pause—Collaboration

  “The work of meditative thinking is a collaboration between these two natures—the seer that remembers and the seen that always forgets. As in rowing, if you pull more on one oar than the other, you go round in circles, and, as in rowing, all I can see is what I have passed as I…

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Midweek Pause—Freedom

“The chains of desire pull us into a life of frustration and suffering, while renunciation cuts those chains. Renunciation, though often understood to mean ‘giving up,’ is, more accurately, the willingness to experience things as they are, not as we want them to be. Here you discover true freedom, the deep, quiet joy that has…

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Midweek Pause—Peace

“The peace that we’re looking for is not peace that crumbles as soon as there is difficulty or chaos. Peace isn’t an experience free of challenges, free of rough and smooth, it’s an experience that’s expansive enough to include all that arises without feeling threatened.”  — Pema Chödrön, Practicing Peace   Consider: How when rushed and pressed for…

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Midweek Pause—Choose

“If you have embarked on this journey of self-reflection, you may be at a place that everyone, sooner or later, experiences on the spiritual path. After a while it seems like almost every moment of your life you’re there, where you realize you have a choice. You have a choice whether to open or close,…

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Midweek Pause—Nourish

“Breathe in such a way that you are nourished.”  — Thich Nhat Hanh, How to Eat   Consider: The act of breathing. It is so automatic that we rarely stop to consider what the breath is doing for our body. The thought that it is actually nourishing is profound. Thich Nhat Hanh goes onward with this simple quote…

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Midweek Pause—Shift

“Every mindful moment in which generosity displaces greed, compassion takes the place of hatred, and insight dislodges delusion is a moment in which we are awake.”  — Andrew Olendzki, “A Tough But Not Impossible Act to Follow” Consider: What a beautiful world this would be if we would each choose to do our part replacing the negative…

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Midweek Pause—Embrace

“Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.”  — Deepak Chopra Consider: Applying the lesson in this quote on a daily basis by acknowledging each morning that all the highly structured plans that lay before you are just that and in…

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Midweek Pause—Mindful Eating

“Mindful eating can cultivate seeds of compassion and understanding that will strengthen us to do something to help hungry and lonely people to be nourished.” — Thich Nhat Hanh, Peace in Every Step Consider: That the act of eating mindfully is a simple, easy practice that we have the opportunity to engage in at least three times a…

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