Category Archives: Life Coach

Life Coaching

15 Ways to Live, and Not Merely Exist

As Jack London once said, “The proper function of man is to live, not to exist.”  Far too often we travel through life on autopilot, going through the motions, accepting what is, and having every day pass like the one … Continue reading

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Free the Body of Sadness – Putting the Pieces Back Together After a Life-Changing Event

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Job loss, death, divorce, break-ups, financial strain, and the many challenges life presents are painful and traumatic. Sadness is stored within our bodies, sometime long after we think we’ve moved on. Addressing the issues in the tissues can in fact … Continue reading

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“Jangled” Adults – Touch and the Stress Response System

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Soothing touch, whether it be applied to a ruffled cat, a crying infant, or a frightened child, has a universally recognized power to ameliorate the signs of distress. How can it be that we overlook its usefulness on the jangled … Continue reading

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Living in Difficult Times – Sanctuary in Bodywork

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These are uncertain and unsettling times. It’s not just what is played out in the theater of world politics but the very nature of modern life with its ever-present shadow of uncertainty and threat that has produced a continuous low-grade … Continue reading

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The Body-Mind Connection: Part One

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Heal the mind, heal the body. Heal the body, heal the mind.  We have all heard of the mind-body connection and how our thoughts affect the health of our body. It is true that our thoughts and beliefs are extremely … Continue reading

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Slowing Down – Patience a Trait That Pays Off

There are two things that are most likely to make people struggle with patience. The first is our genetic makeup. Some of us come from a gene pool that has a lot of calm, cool, and collected in it. Patience … Continue reading

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The Interconnectedness of Body and Mind – A conversation with energy worker Barry Kapke

Massage & Bodywork: Tell me briefly about the incorporation of spirituality in your own bodywork. Barry Kapke: My approach to bodywork is definitely influenced by Eastern views. My practice and teaching of forms such as shiatsu, nuad bo rarn (traditional … Continue reading

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The Power of Yes: Affirmation and Intention – Energy Medicine

Life is an act of affirmation. Each day that we rise from our bed and engage in the moment-by-moment activities and choices that script our personal story, we are saying “yes” to life. Some do it unconsciously. Some do it … Continue reading

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Embrace the Moment – Finding Peace in the Here and Now

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The American Dream. This phrase draws people to our country by the thousands. The   idea that greatness can be achieved, even when starting with nothing, is the touchstone of our Western culture. We live in a society where great value … Continue reading

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The Mind-Body Spa Experience

The Hands-of-Faith Holistic Healing Center is a Wellness Center, but we wanted to share with you that major spas are desirous of incorporating many of the healing modalities, that we offer, into their menu of services. While the U.S. spa … Continue reading

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