Doctor of the Soul Blog

Express Yourself Authentically

Express Yourself Authentically

Have you been enjoying your summer so far? This is a perfect time to engage in some creative activities to help you rebalance your energy. With less...

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Flow with Love and Compassion

Flow with Love and Compassion

The summer’s a wonderful time to engage in some fun and creative activities to help you rebalance your energy before heading into autumn. This week,...

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Get Grounded this Summer

Get Grounded this Summer

The earth is warming up and the daylight is lasting longer here in the northern hemisphere. The flowers are blossoming, and the bees are happily...

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Tapping Into Your Intuition

Tapping Into Your Intuition

Do you have flashes of insight that come to you in pictures or in words? Possibly in meditation or even on a walk? In a dream or just as you awake...

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Answer the Longing of Your Heart

Answer the Longing of Your Heart

As  we dive into the warmer days of Spring, I invite you to take a moment to turn inward. What longing has been incubating within you this winter...

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Feel Awake and Alert, yet Calm with this Herb

Feel Awake and Alert, yet Calm with this Herb

Have you been bringing JOY into your life with more intentional meals? I’ve been enjoying my morning bowl of berries. Raspberries seem to really be my favorite berry these days. They put a smile on my face and fill me with joy. Let’s continue our journey of including more foods of joy in our lives, inspired by St. Hildegard. Long ago in the mid 12th century, she recognized that there were certain foods that could bring us health through their ability to offer nourish […]

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The Detox Benefits of this Pesky Weed

The Detox Benefits of this Pesky Weed

Have you been exploring the creation of an intentional space for eating in the last week? How’s that going? What have you discovered? Hopefully, you’re discovering how you’re more easily able to digest your food and be calmer and happier while eating! Did you miss my last blog post about this topic? You can find it here: 6 Ways to Create a Joyful Space for Eating. ​Long ago in the mid 12th century, St. Hildegard recognized that there were certain fo […]

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6 Ways to Create a Joyful Space for Eating

6 Ways to Create a Joyful Space for Eating

As we begin to open this gift of the new year of 2023, let’s be the champions of spreading joy in the world! In our own lives and in the lives of others. Discover more about how to do this here if you missed my last blog post.  Going forward, inspired by St. Hildegard, I’d like to invite you to join me on a journey of exploring Nourishing Foods to Bring You Joy and Revitalization in the next several weeks. Before I dive into sharing those foods (and recipes!) th […]

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Bring Joy into the World in 2023!

Bring Joy into the World in 2023!

Happy New Year 2023! Here we are at the beginning of a new year. A clean slate that offers us so many possibilities! What do you want to do this year? What do you want to create? Can you envision it? As we enter into this gift of the new year of 2023, let’s see if we can be the champions of joy in the world! In our own lives and in the lives of others. Let’s ponder for a moment. What is joy exactly? And how would we spread it? When we think of the word […]

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Discover Peace as Strength

Discover Peace as Strength

Join the Bring Spirit to the Holidays Community Forming Now.   I carry peace within me,I carry within myselfthe forces that strengthen me.I will fill myselfwith these forces’ warmth,And I will feelhow peace poursthrough all my beingwhen strengthening myself,through my striving’s power,I find in mepeace as strength.R. Steiner ​Imagine carrying peace within yourself and finding it as strength in your life. What a treasure!Wouldn’t inner peace as strength be wonde […]

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What exactly are the Sacred Nights of Winter?

What exactly are the Sacred Nights of Winter?

As winter draws near, Mother Earth breathes in. Her energy moves further and further inward, drawing back what streamed into the cosmos during the summer.Outwardly, she grows quieter. We can see that the plants seem to rest and the animals prepare for the cold months ahead. The snow brings a blanket of stillness to the earth.In this darkness of winter, the Sacred Nights of Dec. 24th – January 6th offer us a moment of stillness, of inner quiet. A space in between our usual days and w […]

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Your Soul has Messengers… are you listening?

Your Soul has Messengers… are you listening?

​Your soul has messengers that speak to you in your dreams at night. They speak of the secret wishes of your soul. They want to be in communication with you. Are you listening? Join us and get started with dream journaling this winter. Register here for “Bring Spirit to the Holidays: 13 Sacred Night Challenge” so that you can begin on the 24th with us!  When you’re dreaming, you step out of the daily demands of life, setting aside fear and anxi […]

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Bring Joy Into Your Life This Holiday Season

Bring Joy Into Your Life This Holiday Season

When it’s cold and blustery outside, I like to warm my home with the aroma of cinnamon and nutmeg by making a batch of one of my favorite recipes – St. Hildegard’s Joy Cookies.  And it never fails….as the smell of spices floated through the air, my beloved family appears and gathers around me in the kitchen. Gone were any feelings of sadness or loneliness and in their place are feelings of joy and happiness as smiles, laughter, and conversation fill the room while […]

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Bring Spirit to the Holidays this Year

Bring Spirit to the Holidays this Year

We’re almost to the end of 2022. Just a few more weeks!And it seems that we’re moving out of the pandemic now, after 2 ½ years. If there is a lesson that we’ve learned during this time, one is that many of us have come to a clearer and deeper understanding of what’s important in our lives and what is not.I know I’ve experienced a greater appreciation for my connections to friends and family and my broader spiritual community. Now we even have the ability to g […]

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Cultivating a Sense of Gratefulness…. Even When it’s a Struggle

Cultivating a Sense of Gratefulness…. Even When it’s a Struggle

In this month of November, the cool autumn wind sends the leaves swirling about on the ground. We can see the holiday season approaching on the horizon.One of the greatest and simplest things we can do for ourselves this time of year is to be grateful. Each and every day.When we’re grateful for the many gifts that we’re given each day, we experience joy and meaning in our lives. “It is not happiness that makes us grateful, but gratefulness that makes   &nb […]

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Shift Your Perspective and Experience More Joy

Shift Your Perspective and Experience More Joy

Life can be challenging at times. The competing demands that you experience from your work, family, caring for your own well-being, and even friends can create a sense of overwhelm and even fear at getting out of bed in the morning. This diminishes our joy in truly experiencing a fulfilling and rewarding life. If you experience this, you’re not alone! It’s common for most of us to feel overwhelmed in our lives at times.If you’re dreading getting up in the morning, then […]

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Connect to your Higher Self with this Color Exploration

Connect to your Higher Self with this Color Exploration

Are you able to access and follow your intuition easily? Or do you struggle with tapping into your higher self, your true self, to follow your intuition? Today’s color exploration will help you connect more deeply to yourself – your intuition and your higher self. It’s a color that aids us in spiritual awareness and awakening. If you’re just joining me today for the first time, we’ve been on a color journey for several weeks, and today is the 6th in t […]

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Bring Better Balance into Your Life with this Color Exploration

Bring Better Balance into Your Life with this Color Exploration

 Are you struggling with trying to create a balance in your life? A balance between work and recreation? Or between activity and rest? Or maybe you’re seeking to find balance in social activity – do you often have too much or too little? Or maybe there’s another area in your life where you long for a little more balance. Today’s color exploration will support you in bringing balance into your life wherever you may need it. If you’re […]

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