In order to protect patients and their families, Window of Heaven Acupuncture & Yoga, Inc. will be closed for in-person appointments until the COVID-19 pandemic threat has passed. Courtney is available for phone consults until reopening.

Emotions

Paralysis: How Inaction Can Be Meditation

Yesterday I spent a gray day on a quiet beach in Rhode Island. I was there with a friend who moves at precisely my speed and the two of us enjoyed a very lazy, slow moving methodical day. We first walked along the beach in our street clothes and bare feet and made our way …

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Self-Forgiveness: Free May Self-Love Meditation #2

    Here is the second installment of this month’s free weekly meditations. This one is all about being gentle with one’s self and using positive affirmations instead of negative self-criticism. We are all on a journey and could use some invigorating encouragement for the progress we have already made. Self-forgiveness can be a powerful …

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Advice: Why We Take It And Why We Don’t

In the last few weeks I’ve received quite a bit of positive feedback about my latest blog posts. The fall is a hard season and barreling into this fall has brought up a lot of challenges for several of my students and patients. The message of self-appreciation and self-care seems to be important this time …

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Self-Appreciation In The Middle Of Change

Last week I wrote a post about Dread. It wasn’t too uplifting, but it was real. You know by now that I’m determined to be honest about this process of living. My history with seasonal affective disorder always renders October a trying month, yet each year I am baffled by the crumbling of the spirit, …

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Intimacy: An Examination Of The Non-Romantic Aspects Of Our Intimate Lives

In today’s world of celebrity gossip, tell-all blogs and tweeting about every moment of one’s day we are constantly redefining the word intimacy. Knowing the ins and outs of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s lives is in no way knowing their intimate world. We are fed details that help to create a certain image. But these …

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