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During my daughter’s birth. I labored in a tub was rocking all my tools, presence and breath.

But then I transition hit and I was DONE.

Every fiber of my being felt like…”I just can’t do this anymore!”

I began to actively resist the contractions.

My doula brought her face close to mine and said, “Sheila, look into my eyes and breathe with me.”

I surrendered into her calm loving presence and with her breath, it felt like she carried me through to the other side where I was ready to push.

Could I have made it through anyway?

For sure.. but it would have been excruciating and exhausting.

With her gaze and presence, everything in me relaxed and the intensity washed over me.

Rituals for healing, nourishment, and BIRTH

Our brains are whirring with thoughts of the future.. what is going to happen?
With the pandemic? With the election? With schools? With racism? With hospitals?
With birth… with_________???

Couldn’t we all use some nourishment and healing at this moment in time?

When so much is at stake it can feel counterproductive to take pause and drop in, but that is precisely the medicine of this time.

Rituals can offer us a potent portal as we navigate the waves of our life.

Rituals help us access our somatic and primal brains and with it our deeper truths and knowings.