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Healthy Relationships

A Body Talk Story

Sarah sits before me with tears in her eyes. “I feel like something is wrong with me. I’m degenerating, and I don’t know what to do.” At 50 she is experiencing an array of physical problems, including bad digestion, osteoporosis, 30 pounds of extra weight and 40 percent less energy. “Sarah, what it is like for you to live in your body?” “It’s miserable. I really hate it. I’m taking …Read More

Importance of Body Talk

When the precious human body is properly tended, its benevolence spills over to all of life. The impulse to tend, to care for, to heal, to embody love and freedom, grows in us. Ponder and journal about the following possibilities: That your body is miraculous.  That god speaks to you through your body. That your body is trying to communicate with you and guide you through your illness. That your …Read More

An Inspiring Young Heroine

Dear friends, This is an email from Hussna, a young woman who is a CU student.  She is a devout Muslim who speaks here of the challenges and victories in striving to be True to herself and her Self-caring disciplines while being home with her family.   Hello Dr. Cropley, Please see attached photo of my family crowded in the living room to watch the DVD. I showed my whole …Read More

Your Relationship with Your Body

Sarah sits before me with tears in her eyes. “I feel like something is wrong with me. I’m degenerating, and I don’t know what to do.” At 50 she is experiencing an array of physical problems, including bad digestion, osteoporosis, 30 pounds of extra weight and 40 percent less energy. “Sarah, I ask, What it is like for you to live in your body?”  “It’s miserable. I really hate it. …Read More

Speaking Your Truth

Whether you want to connect with the most important person in your life or an interesting stranger, you cannot assume that they’ll know what’s going on inside your head. Connecting comes from understanding, which, in turn, results from the exchange of clear and accurate messages. You build existing relationships and initiate new ones by translating your inner experience into words so that people do not have to guess or assume. …Read More