Self-Care Discoveries Blog

the present is bright

I've noticed that when the light changes through the seasons of the year that some things stand out more than others.  You too? Even in a sea of green, like in the photo above, something catches my…


what would happen

Did you stay up to watch the full moon eclipse the other night? I did.  Fortunately, there was a perfect break in the clouds for me to catch the last 20 minutes. Things like this are…


priceless gifts...share yours, we'll share ours

click here to see the video above!   ___ times call for ___ measures. We all could fill in these blanks with something important…something that needs to be heard around the world.  And it’s…


the hope in your back pocket

I’m grateful I have interesting friends… especially ones who know the old(er) stories. Each day, though, I find myself growing into that old(er) category, and yet those old(er) stories revive me,…


all around the world

Zoom has certainly helped us to know something more of the larger world! Recently I was teaching Bones for Life with a gathering of friends, all of us Bouncing on Heels all over Earth...and I got to…


party 1, party 2, party 3 -- hooray!

No foolin' here, we love to party! Party 1 and Party 2 are now going to be one big massive incredibly fun party... celebrating and thanking Mary Duennes and Richard Bollman SJ for helping to found…


Bones for Life is the original yoga???

Cynthia kicked off our annual free 3-part Bones for Life series with an inspiring start! So many great #bigaha moments from the session -- people finding relief from pain that has been with them for…


the power of a circle

There was a time a few years ago after a vipassana retreat that I started thinking that all these healing modalities emerging in the 21st century, at their essence, went back to Jesus and Buddha…


Mary Duennes is passing the torch...huge, cozy campfire

Just about everyone knows what a wonderful human Mary Duennes is... her rich career as a nurse, even pioneering parish nurse in Walnut Hills... Florence Nightingale Award winner...and exemplifying so…


the end times...or a beginning?

Something new is coming about, isn’t it? You feel it too? Change is in the air — and has been for decades surely… ...radical awakening in the 60s and 70s all the way to the present…peace becoming a…