Wellness Resources

Meditations, yoga and other healing practices to support your well-being

summer practices
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Seeking Balance - Summer - Part Two

By Annalisa Bragg   Let’s dig into a little deeper into the idea of a tree as a model for balance.  Balance is fluid, flexible, and subject to our surroundings. It is also an area that requires our awareness and attention. Revisiting…
community, belonging, courage, self love
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True Belonging: Knowing that You Belong

By Nikki Nau   “Belonging is the innate human desire to be a part of something larger than us. Because this yearning is so primal, we often try to acquire it by fitting in and by seeking approval, which are not only hollow substitutes…

5 Tips to Quickly Release Body Tension

By Diane Przymus   60-second facial massage: Begin by pushing your index fingers along both sides of your nose, take a deep breath, count to 5 and release.  Now place the pads of your fingers against your cheekbones and push upwards…
nature therapy, healing effects nature
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What are the Healing Effects of Nature?

By Nikki Nau   Go home to nature and let nature heal you. - Thich Nhat Hanh   Nature Has Healing Power Many of us intuitively know the healing power of nature. We seek the quiet, peaceful experiences of hiking in the woods, paddling…
Life balance, gifts of march
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Seeking Balance - Spring - Part One

By Annalisa Bragg   Timely elements March is moving in like a lion here in Minnesota.  It is icy, snowy-blowy, and the wind roars around our home. Tree branches are tossed in the tempest, flinging icy snow from their surfaces.  The…
community, belonging,

5 Ways to Support Your Liver this Spring

We are part of nature. The seasons and cycles that transform our natural world, also move and create changes within us. Look around and see and smell the burst of vibrant flowers and leaves.  Imagine that powerful life giving energy is rushing…
community, belonging,

Mosquito season is upon us...

I was sitting at my desk chatting with a friend last week in the evening hours.  The weather had been warmish that day, so my ankles were bare.  I finished my conversation and realized my ankles were itchy.  Taking a closer look by drawing…