All posts in 'Health Should be Fun'

Launch Something; Learn Empathy

Posted on April 19th, 2018 · Posted in Energy Medicine, Health Should be Fun

Putting something new out into the world can be terrifying. Saturday morning I woke before my alarm, even though it was early and I had been up until 1:00am the night before working on the final details. Launch day – time to ship. For the last 7 months I have..
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What does success feel like to you? Literally.

Posted on March 10th, 2018 · Posted in Health Should be Fun

I was recently interviewed for a book and this was on the list of questions. I had been given the list in advance, so I had some time to prepare my answers. I made a few notes that were probably pretty unremarkable: happy healthy family, the ability to travel, knowing..
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An unconventional meditation

Posted on February 26th, 2018 · Posted in Energy Medicine, Health Should be Fun

I am not the type to sit quietly and cultivate stillness. I understand all of the reasons why I am supposed to, all the benefits for mind/body health. And yet, any time I have tried to sit peacefully for an extended period of time, what I end up with is..
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Highlights from the 42nd Touch for Health Conference

Posted on August 1st, 2017 · Posted in Energy Medicine, Health Should be Fun

The TFHKA (Touch for Health Kinesiology Association) recently held their 42nd conference in Kansas City, MO. I’m not going to extrapolate all of the reasons why you should consider attending a conference in general – though if you are interested, you can click here to find an article where I..
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IASK Meeting of Associations and Conference in Bergamo: A few thoughts.

Posted on May 8th, 2017 · Posted in Energy Medicine, Health Should be Fun

I don’t often write about my travel experiences. After all, this isn’t a travel blog; it’s about health. But when my love of tromping about in far off places meets my passion for Specialized Kinesiology? Well that’s about as good as it gets! In April I attended the 4th Annual..
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International SK Week

Posted on March 5th, 2017 · Posted in Energy Medicine, Health Should be Fun

Every year it becomes a little less weird. Specialized Kinesiology is becoming more mainstream, but we still have a long way to go to increase public awareness. At the 2nd Meeting of Associations in Portugal, 2015 (hosted by IASK, the International Association of Specialized Kinesiologists), we decided to declare a..
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GF Sourdough Bread with Kombucha Starter

Posted on January 29th, 2017 · Posted in Fabulous Food, Health Should be Fun

Because warm homemade bread is basically love in carbohydrate form. Two of my ‘kitchen’ goals for our little homestead this year were, 1) to keep my kombucha continuously brewing, and 2) to bake bread every week. We are gluten-free as my youngest son has some issues with digesting it and..
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Matthew Thie on Touch for Health Basics and Why They Matter

Posted on January 20th, 2017 · Posted in Energy Medicine, Health Should be Fun

Originally published in Specialized Kinesiology Magazine, Winter 2017 Back to Basics issue. Photo credit: Jan Cole, 2016 TFHKA Conference Growing up with the creator of Touch for Health for a father, the system seems to be in Matthew Thie’s blood. Any conversation with Matthew about kinesiology work eventually makes its..
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Expectations vs. Reality

Posted on November 24th, 2016 · Posted in Costa Rica Ramblings, Health Should be Fun

…In which I meander aimlessly on the topic of money and how it’s working/not working for us in the rainforest.   It is always interesting to see what happens when expectations bump up against reality. We have been living in Costa Rica since late February and extremely few things have..
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Why SK Magazine?

Posted on October 14th, 2016 · Posted in Energy Medicine, Health Should be Fun

Why put together a magazine? I love to write. When I was a little kid, I figured I would be a poet and fiction writer when I grew up. When I was in high school and began to understand that poetry may not be a lucrative field, I decided I..
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