sometimes

sometimes riding life's currents requires a wider stance a lower center of gravity spacious fluid joints sometimes rubbing along life's twists is as comfortable as tender new skin abruptly meeting sharp, shifting gravel shards sometimes life's molten, shaking growth spurts ask us to be something we've never been that's OK every mountain and river and …

Our bodies remember what our minds have forgotten

Being body-wise is the act of believing what your body is saying. It’s a presence to life that is beautiful and vulnerable and essential to the work of creating lasting, substantive change in yourself...and in the world. It's also how we can create businesses that are disentangled from the manipulative, dismissive, objectifying messages hammered into …

wild aging

time unspools........ my attachment to this body thins dipping her softening curves and valleys into the landscape of this edge-of-wild Place immersion feels easier edges less clear separation dissipates I like it. © 2018 Tracie Nichols All rights reserved. Image credit: Me and a misty sunrise.

Sat quietly immersed in birdsong - well, more like bird conversation - this morning. Feeling the boundary between skin and earth and air dissolve. I floated there, both all and nothing, in the quietest peace I've felt in months. Years, possibly. There is something so extraordinarily potent in surrendering my individuality only to become more …

Monday Moorings: finding your groove = finding your way

We spend every day awash in natural rhythms. Inner rhythms like our heartbeat and breathing. Crossover inner/outer rhythms like our sleep/awake cycle influenced by the planetary rhythm of day/night, and ecosystem rhythms like ocean tides and seasons. Each of us feels the effects of these rhythms uniquely. Some may be comforting, some calming, and some …