The cancer experience almost invariably brings discomfort. From initial diagnosis through treatment and after, physical and emotional discomfort can be a side effect. I’ve been invited to present [...]
I think of a safe place, where I am welcome exactly as I am. No need for performance. I can set down my burdens and extend my legs and catch my breath. I notice what’s happening around me because [...]
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When I remember my Joy Boots… I feel grounded, connected to the earth and my place in it. I accept my body with its vulnerabilities and the sensations felt in this moment. I am aware of my breathing and able to take a long, deep breath. I am connected to the life force and the present moment.