Tag Archives: healing

Now this is a good way to “waste time”

Hello Beautiful, How is the weekend going. If it is all work and no play, or if you’re feeling creatively stagnant, this post is for you! OK so it’s supposed to be for kids. No kids, no problem because we all … Continue reading

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Independence Day: welcome to some hard-won Luck (part two)

“What I had, then and still have now, is something a lot to offer, teach and give. All of it time-tested and Mother approved.  Through the best of times and the worst, these practices have engaged my senses in Beauty and … Continue reading

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Engaging in the Sweet Life- part one

Hello Beautiful People! Oh the joys of being human. Speaking of one or two of those joy’s Making and Eating, I am excited to share a super yummy yet still healthy recipe for Moroccan Date Cake that would be perfect for … Continue reading

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Pillow Talk

This post might be tagged #better late than never. The usual excuses apply and then some as I work toward physical independence and complete recovery. Most of the things I used to do with ease are still difficult. And some are not … Continue reading

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Engaging in Touch: The art of self Love

“Feelings aroused by the touch of someone’s hand, the sound of music, the smell of a flower, a beautiful sunset, a work of art, love, laughter… all work on both the unconscious and the conscious aspects of the self, and … Continue reading

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Engaging in the City of Angels: Tips for the Urban Beauty Lover

Hello Lovely Reader, Autumn already.. I can hardly believe that I’ve been in LA for nearly five months now after living for 9 year in the Hawaiian Islands. This isn’t my first foray into urban life. Before Maui came 11 … Continue reading

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Expanding your Happiness and Engaging your Senses go Hand in Hand: Two top notch free meditations you can use right now!

  “The meaning of life is to give life meaning.”   I’ve been making a lot of lemonade out of lemons lately: my mother fell down the stairs while visiting me and somehow wasn’t seriously injured, my daughter’s father’s heart … Continue reading

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Tibetian Peach Pie, Malibu, and Tom Robbins: at Diesel a Bookstore- tonight!

Hello Again Lovely Reader! It has been too long. I have missed reading your blogs and hearing from you. And I’ve missed writing!! My healing journey has returned me to the City of Angels. Pacific Palisades to be precise. All … Continue reading

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May the Return of the Light guide you to Hear, Touch, Taste, Smell, and See your True Beauty

Happy Solstice Everyone from my Heart to Yours… “The depth of darkness to which you can descend and still live is an exact measure of the height to which you can aspire to reach.”

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Inspiration Thursdays <3<3<3

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Therapy rabbits, horses, and llamas bring joy and help heal..and they aren’t even Buddhists

Animal assisted therapy is not a game or trivial pastime. It can be part or all of an effective treatment plan for a long list of disorders ranging from cerebral palsy to attention deficit disorder, and may succeed at bringing … Continue reading

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The joy of engaging your senses is joy….

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Music makes the medicine go down-an Engaging playlist to help get you through the rest of the week

There’s nothing like music to relieve the soul and uplift it. -Mickey Hart Here are some of the videos and songs (Yael Naim, Of Monsters and Men, Deuter) I’ve been feeding my senses recently.  Take one a day and call … Continue reading

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I am blessed

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There is still time to make a wish…and for your dreams to come true!

I had hoped to post this yesterday, but time and health did not permit. However I did make a significant breakthrough health wise- one that I’ve been waiting and wishing for for some time. I love that it happened on … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Sensory Gift

While researching the neuroscience of color on health for Engaging The Senses, ( an uncommonly sensible guide to creating a beautiful life) , I came across this video “Synesthesia by Andrew McMahon” and thought it would be appropriate to include … Continue reading

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Waving not Drowning

Hello again Lovely Readers! When I traveled from Hawaii to LA at the end of March to have spine surgery, I never thought it would be early June before I was able to begin posting again. Thank you for being … Continue reading

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Proofs Positive: Lush and erotic tableaux entice you into another dimension.

I am so in love with Margriet  Smulders‘ work. I want to live in one of her photographs…. A quote from the artist- My life and work are full of contradictions between the mind and the body, between science and … Continue reading

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Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.

Hello again! When I came across the quote above attributed to Ciceroin the surprisingly well written,recently released book, Proof of Heaven, by the neurosurgeon, Eben Alexander, I knew it, not 21 days and counting, would be the title of my … Continue reading

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