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3 Things I’ve learned from teaching Kinesiology in Russia

Posted on November 11, 2018 · Posted in Energy Medicine

  Teaching any class forces you to really think about and examine what you know, but teaching a class that speaks a different language than you pushes you to up your game in whole different way. Because I have been teaching SIPS classes for a few years now, teaching levels..
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Balancing the World, from the Heart

Posted on September 30, 2018 · Posted in Energy Medicine, Health Should be Fun

I was actually a little nervous yesterday in that ‘what if you throw a party and no-one comes?’ kind of way. Yesterday (September 29) was World Heart Day, and so all over social media I could see posts and memes warning about heart disease, about diet, about the statistical likelihood..
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A KinesioGeek Manifesto

Posted on August 29, 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 5, 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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Using Knowlative in Class and why it Rocks!

Posted on July 28, 2018 · Posted in Energy Medicine

So many things sound great in theory, but then, when you actually look closer, fall short. Now that some of the features of Knowlative are up and running, I want to share how I am using this in my work as an instructor. I am a week into what will..
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A life-changing foot rub in 10 minutes or less

Posted on May 19, 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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Nutrition testing

Posted on May 11, 2018 · Posted in Energy Medicine, Vitamins Minerals and Herbs (oh my!)

One of the things that seems to always be of interest to Specialized Kinesiology students is how to test foods and supplements. I was writing some content for Knowlative regarding basic nutrition testing protocols and it occurred to me that this might be of value to others outside of that..
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Goodbye Happily Holistic

Posted on May 2, 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 19, 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 10, 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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