Is My First Chakra Red?

It’s tempting to think that the chakras follow the spectrum of the rainbow from red to violet. It’s a nice concept, but it’s not true. Learn more about the chakras and what the rainbow colors actually mean.

Prana Prana Bo Banna, Banana Fanna Fo Frauna…

CK is a teensy bit worried about dating herself here with the title of this post.  Please tell me (someone, anyone!) that you remember The Name Game song Shirley Ellis sang in the 60’s. For those who don’t, here’s a link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5MJLi5_dyn0 Thankfully prana is timeless, eternal and everlasting.  Unlike The Name Game, which may … Read more

Another Damn Sunny Day in Arizona

My mom used to laugh whenever she told the story of Hummy – my aunt – calling to complain about the amazing weather in Arizona.  In New Jersey it would be snowing, school cancelled, hours of shoveling behind us and more awaiting us – and Hummy would call and say, ‘It’s another damn sunny day … Read more

Anxiety – Stopping the Madness, Part 1

Anxiety.  It’s a  7-letter word.  All of us experience it, some more than others. When I ask people to describe their anxiety, I often learn that it feels like a pressurized bubble located somewhere in the range of the neck to the groin.  The pressure and pushing increases, and the breath gets shallow, the butterflies … Read more

Zoe’s Lesson on Karma

Sometimes people ask me about karma and how to know when a karmic lesson is in play. (Sidebar: I chose the word ‘play’ deliberately.  Even karmic lessons can be viewed through a playful lens.  Why does everybody get so damn serious about healing?  Sometimes it’s downright hilarious to see how skillfully we create our experiences … Read more

Chakra Khan (aka Jill Leigh)

It’s a big name to live up to, I have to tell you!  It’s my favorite nickname of all time, and I’ve had a few.  Most of them made me squirrely under my skin.  Like – ‘this is how you think of me?’  I guess I had higher expectations of myself than most of my … Read more