I was feeling so fragmented... as if I had no solid foundation under my feet.
I am a healer and that is what drives me. In my 23 years as a occupational/lymphedema therapist, I haven't found anyone who has escaped the negative effects of stress and tension, especially me.
I live in Maine where the winter is long. I found myself feeling like a wilted flower. Depression and anxiety crept in with the darker days. My heart would pound out of my chest while my joy disappeared with the warm weather.
Finally, I realized that I was lacking grounding.
Unlike the summer, I'm indoors often, never walk barefoot or even touch the earth. I was blocking myself from the Earths healing energy. I started bringing home beach stones because holding them made me feel better. Lightbulb moment!! Wouldn't standing on a whole mat of beach stones make me feel even better?! Barefoot on the first mat, my grounding, acupressure and meditation practice began. Anxiety and depression became manageable and now I actually enjoy the winter! So much attention is paid to physical health, while mental and energetic health is lacking in resources and comes with a stigma. My mission is to put mental and energetic health in the spotlight while fighting the stigma. I would be honored if you would join me in this fight!