Our Real Work: Jess Ryan, MS

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December 18, 2016
by jessryan

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

June 19, 2016
by jessryan

Enjoy the light. Welcome back the dark?

The longest day of the year arrives tomorrow. Yay! It’s a reason for celebration (unless maybe you are the parent of a toddler). With solstice we welcome summer officially. I’m almost convinced we won’t see snow fly again for a … Continue reading

June 5, 2016
by jessryan

From insects to intuition and bbqs to boundaries

I blame the change on the sun. It’s light out longer and people are up later, outside more, generally more relaxed. We eat outside. Walk, run. Finally see people who were buried in snow drifts all winter. Maybe we get … Continue reading

May 22, 2016
by jessryan

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

May 8, 2016
by jessryan
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Letting Yourself Feel Small…To Remember Just How Big You Are

Last month I was feeling tremendously off kilter. Too much in my head, in my house, in my business. My head was so cluttered I had an 8-week, perpetual headache and literally went to the doctor and had a CT … Continue reading

February 15, 2015
by jessryan

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
by jessryan

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
by jessryan

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