Category: Wholebeing

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Sleep as a practice

Sleep as a practice

So this is part two in my exploration of sleep. Last week I invited you to join me as a sleep detective to log and notice your sleep. I have been logging my sleep in a couple of different ways including filling in the sleep log that I included in last week’s post and also with my new device,...

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Being a Sleep Detective

Being a Sleep Detective

These next two weeks we're going to go with the energy of the fall season and focus on that desire to become a cat and curl up and sleep. Sleep is a sensitive subject and varies person to person. The general recommendation is 7 hours of sleep. While it seems easy to say get more sleep, there may...

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The school board, a scissors drawing and the Dowager

The school board, a scissors drawing and the Dowager

“Wow…Would you be interested in being on the School Board?" Not a typical question for an art teacher to ask a parent at a High School Open House night. I have no interest in being on the Lower Merion School Board. It’s hard work to make everyone happy, and I’m not sure how much support I...

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Sleep and your brain

Sleep and your brain

I am not a neurologist nor am I a sleep specialist. I, probably like you, have had my share of irregular sleep patterns and periods at different times in my life. I have believed that I am one of the very small percentage of people who can get by with less than 7 hours of sleep. It took many years...

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Going with the flow

Going with the flow

As the rain falls this afternoon I was thinking about a new project I just completed. It’s been something on my mind for over two years. It was clear I needed to collaborate with someone who would possess the required skills that were beyond what I could easily learn. I had a few false starts....

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Live Different

Live Different

I have a question for you. How far away is your mobile device at this very moment? How physically far away from you is it at any point in your day? It is actually on your body, in a pocket, or in your purse? Or nearby within your reach? Can you leave it at home for an entire day? It may not even...

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Declaring Independence

Declaring Independence

This week on July 4th in the United States we celebrate, with a wonderful mid-week day off, the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4th in 1776. As I woke up this morning, I remembered a dream I had from last night. I was with a group of people in some sort of a class and the...

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what are you seeing?

what are you seeing?

I was so excited to find a book that I’ve had for a very long time. It’s Diane Ackerman’s A Natural History of the Senses. She wrote it in 1991 and it was a New York Times Best Seller. It’s a great beach read if you are stocking up for the summer and to me just reading it is delicious. She...

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Coming to your senses

Coming to your senses

I am in the zone right now. Monday the 7th is nine days until Meg Townsend and I fly to Costa Rica a few days before our group who will all gather at Blue Osa on May 19th to begin our 7-day Wholebeing Journey. We’ve been finalizing the program we will do each day and though you may not be going...

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Soothings sounds

Soothings sounds

I’m writing today as I hear the birds sing and I listen to music. I listen to music most of my waking day. I have an eclectic taste and I am not someone who tracks every artist and their every album or now song. When I hear a song I like, I like it, I find it on Spotify or Pandora and listen to...

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