Category Archives: concepts

What is comfort?

As an Ortho-Bionomy instructor and practitioner, I talk to my clients and students about finding comfort. But what IS comfort?  Is it that soft, well worn shirt?  Maybe comfort is the sleepy feeling you get when you are sitting next … Continue reading

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Comfort Zone

We all have been in a place of discomfort, anxiety, or even panic.  That place where the adrenal system is running full blast, sweat running out of our pores, hands shaking, breathing fast and shallow with a heartbeat faster than … Continue reading

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Resetting the Past

An amazing thing happened this week. It was something I’ve heard other people talk about, but I never really knew how to apply it to my life. I reset my past. Rather, I reset how I perceived my past. A … Continue reading

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Chiropractic and Ortho-Bionomy

I’m often asked “What is Ortho-Bionomy?” My response of “a way to remind the body of how to stay in comfort” is not always enough information. Because the founder, Arthur Pauls, was a British osteopath, I’ll compare and contrast Ortho-Bionomy … Continue reading

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Patterns

Have you noticed things run in cycles? We notice when events, good or bad, seem to continue in a pattern. Yet, we often don’t see patterns in ourselves as clearly. The body’s wisdom in compensation can hide things from us … Continue reading

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Language

Every once in a while I get a reminder on using clear language.  I think my policies are clear-cut, my intake form is pretty straightforward and I try to listen without interrupting.  Even so preconceived notions, or personal experiences will … Continue reading

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Live in the present

Lao Tzu said “If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present.”  That statement reminds me to stop, … Continue reading

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