Louise Hay and the File Cabinet

I was trying to decide what to write about this month on the saw day Louise Hay passed away. It was all over my Facebook feed. Like many people I know, Louise Hay had an early impact on my spiritual and personal growth path. I […]

Essential Oils

Where is Your Sacred Mountain? – by Shannon Sundberg

This essential oil blend creates the experience of being on a sacred mountain. ————————- Imagine standing atop a mountain and the view goes for hundreds of miles.  It’s stunning and you made the journey to see this beauty.  How does that feel?  Better yet, how […]


Sweeping Away Energy Blocks

Why is it that some people take all the “right” outward steps and are not successful, while others seem to do everything “wrong” and achieve success? This can be due to having or not having energetic blocks. I’ve found that to be true for myself. When […]


Staying Healthy through Community

Studies show that people who are part of a supportive community are healthier and live longer. At the same time, studies also show that more and more people are feeling lonely. They often feel unsupported by the medical system and do not receive the care […]


Tarot Resonance: The Year of the Magician by Sue Wilhite

“Resonance: a quality of evoking response” – Merriam-Webster Dictionary Everything in the Universe resonates, or evokes a response, from everything else. The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars all influence each other, and the Earth, and all that is on the Earth. Every person on […]


Alignment and Manifestation

I am excited that Francis Rico is returning to Songbird in June to talk about aligning with the creative energies at the core of the universe. While I frequently create in this fashion, I am also surprised at how much resistance I have to doing […]

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Crazy or Wise?

We are showing the movie Crazywise at Songbird on May 2. The film explores mental health in the context of whether someone is “Crazy or Wise.” I have asked myself this same question whenever I get an intuitive hit of something to do. I asked […]

Rockstar Crystals

April Rockstar Report by Dana Valley: Abundance

The dictionary definition of abundance ‘a very large quantity’ but how much is that?  A scoop or two of Ice cream is awesome.  A very large quantity is gross.  A cat or two is nice.  A very large quantity of cats lands you in the […]


The Stepping Stones of Life

Are you living your passion or are you feeling stuck? As you move through life, you will have moments of both. You can view the process like a stepping stone path that leads you in the right direction. We are all different, and like our […]


Spring Clean Your Attachments

I am on a 6 month retreat. . .  in Downtown Cotati! That might sound strange, but it’s ideal for me. I need to stay close to Songbird, and my 5 minute walk is the perfect distance for me. I also need private time to […]

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Rockstar Report: February 2017 by Dana Valley

There are many kinds of relationships, parent-child, sibling, co-workers, neighbors, lovers, but the most important relationship of all is the one we have with ourselves and love is the most important element in any relationship. What does it mean to love yourself?  Rose Quartz taught […]


Gifts from a Homeless Man

February is Relationship Wellness month. It can be easy just to focus on romantic relationships or relationships with those who are close to us, but you can also focus on all kinds of relationships – business, friendships, and especially your relationship with yourself. At the […]


Is the Glass Half Empty or Half Full?

You’ve likely heard the story that the pessimist sees the glass as half empty and the optimist sees the glass as half full. Both sides consider their opinions to be right, and the other view to be wrong. Both are judgments. I have a different […]


Positive Impact Gifts

When I think of the holiday season, one of the things that comes to mind is gifts. Many of the gifts you give at this time of year are “have to” or “expected” gifts. These are gifts for people you might not know very well […]


Gratitude Gifts

The holiday season has always been a time that I focus on gratitude. I am grateful for everything in my life and especially Songbird. Recently I have been thinking about the many people who have come to Songbird and later left or changed roles. Each […]


Moody Moon Astrology: November 2016

The Sun enters Scorpio on October 22nd, while there is a new moon in Scorpio on October 30th. This is a harmonious and positive new moon with harmonious aspects both to Neptune and Mercury, making compassionate communication easier and positive emotional connections more likely.  Scorpio […]

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Moody Moon Astrology: October 2016

At the fall equinox we transitioned from Virgo to Libra and “eclipse season” is officially over for the year!  In Virgo we look for flaws and details and we refine.  In Libra we become more aware and focused on relationship harmony. Mercury also ceases its […]



There are many types of awareness that aid in our wellbeing. The Toltec path taught me awareness of the voices in my head. Feldenkrais (Awareness through Movement) taught me body awareness. Learning to stay in the moment taught me to become more aware of my […]

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Avoid these 3 Mistakes and Improve your Back

Here are 3 mistakes to watch out for as you explore moving better and feeling better with your back. Mistake #1 Tight Abs Tight abs are sexy… for a moment. Admire those washboard abs, then let them go. If your habit is to suck in […]

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Moody Moon Astrology: Exciting Eclipse Season

  Eclipses happen in Fall and Spring. Lunar eclipses often indicate a “letting go,” while solar eclipses indicate receiving something new into your life. Both are meant to shake you up a bit. Both act as new/full moons on steroids. The moon is our closest […]


Consciousness and Healing: An Integral Approach

Great strides have been made in the study of whole person healthcare. Integrating body, mind and spirit has become a key dimension of health education, prevention and treatment. Despite many advances in a wide range of holistic approaches, however, our health care system remains primarily […]

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