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Unlikely Warriors

Posted on January 14, 2018 · Posted in Reading/Writing

Thoughts on ‘The Warrior Ethos’, By Steven Pressfield Tomorrow I begin Seth Godin’s altMBA program. Our first writing prompt was to create a one-page actionable summary of a book most will not have read that changed our minds. This is mine. I’m the kind of person that my father would..
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Homesteading Goals 2018

Posted on December 28, 2017 · Posted in Costa Rica Ramblings, Fabulous Food, Permaculture

Last year around this time, I broke my rule of ‘don’t tell people your goals’ and published a blog post about three things I was hoping to accomplish around our little homestead through the year. I thought that this might be an interesting time to take stock of the situation:..
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Touch for Health Instructor Training – Some thoughts.

Posted on December 9, 2017 · Posted in Energy Medicine

John Thie’s original vision for Touch for Health involved having people on every street helping their families, friends and neighbours achieve health and balance in a gentle and holistic way. This is the legacy we find ourselves entrusted with nearly 50 years later. Great strides have been made – you..
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Touch for Health Testimonial

Posted on November 20, 2017 · Posted in Energy Medicine

What’s it like to take a Touch for Health Intensive in Costa Rica? After teaching my first one here in August I wrote this blog post called The Power of One (which you can read here) about the experience from my perspective and what I learned in the process. Today..
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Quiet/Noisy Life

Posted on November 9, 2017 · Posted in Costa Rica Ramblings

This life is full of contradictions. The one that I am thinking of today has to do with noise and what that means to us. Because it is never quiet here: the river rushes steadily below us, the cicadas sing in the rainforest, the rain cascades unrelentingly through the leaves...
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GEMS Nutrition

Posted on October 28, 2017 · Posted in Energy Medicine, Fabulous Food, Vitamins Minerals and Herbs (oh my!)

We love food. I have written before about how, when you start doing any type of homesteading, you become basically food-obsessed. I think many people in the holistic health industry find themselves in this position, learning more about the body means learning more about how to feed it for optimum..
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Brush with a Hurricane

Posted on October 9, 2017 · Posted in Costa Rica Ramblings, Permaculture

When I was little, I loved the book “I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Solew” by Dr Seuss. If you’re not familiar with it: there is a wonderful land, Solla Sollew, on the banks of the beautiful River Wah-Hoo where they never have troubles, at least, very few. But..
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KinesioGeek’s Ode to Prechecks

Posted on September 8, 2017 · Posted in Energy Medicine

This is what happens if I sit still for a minute! Be Amazing! Alexis

The Power of One

Posted on August 30, 2017 · Posted in Costa Rica Ramblings, Energy Medicine

Teaching a Touch for Health Retreat for One Student and What I Have Learned I didn’t want to come here to teach this class with one student. Not just because it’s financially ridiculous (which it is); but because I was concerned about the student’s experience. How would it work? Would..
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Highlights from the 42nd Touch for Health Conference

Posted on August 1, 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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