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November 30, 2014

De-escalating Reactivity at Work: Practices for Individuals, Teams & Groups

When humans come together in organizations, mutual triggering and reactivity is inevitable, especially if members or staff are passionate about the work and/or the community being […]
October 3, 2014

FEELING COMPLETE: EMBODYING ENDINGS & GOODBYES

Endings deserve our attention. Birth is sacred and momentous; death is equally potent. Beginnings and endings–mini-births and mini-deaths—shape each day of our lives. Yet many of […]
September 10, 2014

Practices to Melt Chronic Pain & Illness

As I wrote last month, matter is not (merely) solid, and neither are our bodies. Our bodies are mostly water, which, given the right conditions, can […]
August 5, 2014

Melting Chronic Pain & Illness

In a “how to” piece I wrote called Making Friends With Illness https://vanissarsomatics.com/blog/making-friends-with-illness/  I talked about how physical symptoms of discomfort and illness are not as […]