Our Real Work: Jess Ryan, MS

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December 18, 2016
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What Happens If You Sit in the Dark

It’s time to slow down. To get still. To get quiet. This time of year society, our communities, our families often ask us to do more. Shopping, holiday parties, end of the year wrap up. There is a place for … Continue reading

May 22, 2016
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7 ways you might be out of whack…or totally ok

Curious how your body, mind, emotions, and spirit are trying to help you to live a more purposeful and aligned life? We all have a built-in navigational system. It’s just a matter of whether or not we know how to … Continue reading

March 1, 2015
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Why Chakras Are the 51st Shade of Grey

When I ran the idea of this title past a good friend, she got a slightly annoyed look on her face and said, “You know what that book’s about don’t you?”   Yes. And no.To be honest I haven’t read … Continue reading

February 15, 2015
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The Number One Reason You Should Be Talking About Reiki: Wait. What the Heck IS Reiki?

Wearing a white paper gown, wincing with shallow breath under the buzz of fluorescent lights, I waited in the exam room.  The doctor entered, introduced himself, shuffled through my MRI scans, looked at my back and my pelvis, did a … Continue reading

January 18, 2015
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Three Quick Steps to Better Boundaries…These Also Double As Cool Party Tricks

A number of questions and inquiries were spurred after my two most recent blog posts on the solar plexus and sacral chakras. A common request was, “How do I realistically stay in my center and act like myself in every … Continue reading

January 11, 2015
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Not Everyone Is Going To Like You: How the Solar Plexus Chakra Can Help You Shine On With Your Beautiful Self No Matter What Others Think

This is part three in a three part series on how chakras can help you get through the holidays (the New Year included.) Chakras get a lot of flack for being new agey, woo-woo and very impractical and there IS … Continue reading

November 23, 2014
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Unconventional Gratitude: How the Root Chakra Saved the Holidays

This is part one in a three part series on how chakras can help you get through the holidays.  What?!  Chakras? Hang in there with me.  Here’s the thing, chakras get a lot of flack for being new agey, woo-woo … Continue reading