All posts in 'Health Should be Fun'

A KinesioGeek Manifesto

Posted on August 29th, 2018 · Posted in Energy Medicine, Health Should be Fun

KinesioGeek is a term that I began using jokingly to refer to my own brand of nerdiness a few years ago and I was surprised when others began using the term themselves. I realized I had struck a cord – this was something we could identify with. Do we need..
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My Problems with Self-Acceptance

Posted on August 5th, 2018 · Posted in Health Should be Fun, Reading/Writing

I have major problems with self-acceptance. Here’s the thing – I work in an industry where we are constantly trying to help people to love and accept themselves and I understand that this is a key to feeling good and healing both physically and emotionally and all the rest of..
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A life-changing foot rub in 10 minutes or less

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

Feet are not my favourite thing to work on. Especially here, in the land of perpetual flip-flops where feet tend to be particularly grubby. But there are times when working on feet is absolutely going to be the key to getting someone back into good shape. I had one of..
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Goodbye Happily Holistic

Posted on May 2nd, 2018 · Posted in Health Should be Fun

Warning: nostalgia which may or may not become schmaltzy. My old office is closing. Happily Holistic, the business we began when we returned from Costa Rica, built for five years and then sold. I am feeling a little bit heartbroken over this. I knew that it wasn’t mine anymore after..
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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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