Saying Goodbye to Rosi

Sadly, Rosi passed away on June 8th, 2021. Her obituary can be viewed here. She was giving workshops teaching ways to communicate with nature in 2020 and intended to expand upon this. We will all miss her. Her writing about healing can be viewed at https://integrationmassage.com Please ignore all content regarding future classes or consultations.Continue reading “Saying Goodbye to Rosi”

Gratitude to GOM Tree

In early December, 2019, I took my friend and Los Angeles coordinator, Lenna, to a park near her home in Pasadena. She wanted answers to troubling questions. This is best solved by a Wisdom or Teaching Tree. She had never heard answers from a tree before, although she had experiences of flowers and bushes wavingContinue reading “Gratitude to GOM Tree”

Meeting Bear and Rattlesnakes

First, a Bear Encounter When I was six years old, we lived in rural Millis, Massachusetts. My favorite times were in nature. One time I stayed too late picking wild blueberries, and knew that mom would be mad. I wasn’t supposed to be late for dinner. So I took the shortcut home, through the woods.Continue reading “Meeting Bear and Rattlesnakes”

Heal Your Body, Listen to its Sacred Story

What is sacred about your body’s story? Old people often say about their arthritis, that their bones are talking to them. But not bones alone. Every part of the body can talk. It is usually about some type of pain, like a headache, toothache or ankle sprain. How can this be sacred? Sacred has toContinue reading “Heal Your Body, Listen to its Sacred Story”

Tree communication, National Geographic video

Latest science Trees talk to each other in the forest. They share resources through mycorrhizal networks of fungi. The taller trees take in more sunlight, make more sugars than they need, and share them with smaller trees, in the shade. They also communicate signals warning of predators. Recipients of those warning signals can mount immuneContinue reading “Tree communication, National Geographic video”

Trees for Mindful Healing

When you walk mindfully in the forest, especially among ancient trees, you can let go of thoughts, distractions, and stories that crowd your mind in daily life. Don’t those often harass until you feel hunted by your own thoughts? Instead, come to a park. Trees can be your friends, to let go of that noisyContinue reading “Trees for Mindful Healing”

Meditation Benches offered by the tree roots

I invite you to talk to trees. If this is new for you, I invite you to attend an upcoming workshop where I will be teaching people to talk to trees at Tryon Creek State Park. Notice how gracious the trees are in welcoming you. Like this: Or like this, as if their roots goContinue reading “Meditation Benches offered by the tree roots”