Sound Therapy


The following information courtesy of Crystal Tones: Vibrational Sound Everything that moves vibrates, from the smallest molecule to the universe itself.  As long as it is vibrating, it is making some kind of sound.  We may not perceive the sound, as it may be below or above the threshold of our hearing.  The human ear can sound vibrations between 20 and 20,000 cycles per second, although we also perceive sound by skin and bone conduction, ingesting and consuming it with the whole body. Scientific studies show that sound can produce changes in the … [Read more...]

Energy Healing

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"There is deep wisdom within our very flesh, if we can only come to our senses and feel it." ~Elizabeth A. Behnke Our bodies respond to stress in many ways.  Some people experience built up negative energy, some experience a "gut feeling" in relation to other energy, and some are fearful of the energy that they could release in either positive and healthy or unhealthy ways.  Energy healing is a tool to allow your body to release unhealthy energy, tune into positive and healing energy, and continue forward with clarity and peace of mind and body.  Results may include emotional release … [Read more...]

Squeezed In Between: The Sandwich Generation


The Sandwich Generation is a phrase coined by Carol Abaya but has gained such common use that it is listed in the dictionary.  It generally refers to those members of society who are raising children and caring for an elderly parent.  For statisticians it often means women between the ages of 45 and 56, although increasingly more men are participating in the process. This is not a new phenomenon; adult children have long cared for aging parents while raising children.  In my own experience, my father’s mother lived with my aunt and her family after her second husband passed away. She was in … [Read more...]

Stress and the body


Stress affects all of us in different ways. We can have physical, psychological, emotional, or behavioral reactions to stress. However, the long-term effects of stress on the body are sometimes most damaging. It all begins in the brain. Our brains are hard-wired to detect possible threats. When we perceive a threat or a problem the cerebral cortex, responsible for thinking in our brain, activates the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis. The HPA axis is made up of the three parts that control our responses to stress; the hypothalamus (in the brain), the pituitary (in the brain), and the … [Read more...]