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A Bit of Emotion by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine When I was a student at the Brenneke School of Massage, I had the opportunity to work with Heida Brenneke , the founder and then-president of the school. I took ... Read on »
A Good Night by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Today I spent the afternoon with my friend Corbin, a writer and a mother of two. We ate lunch, shared our current writing projects, and took a lovely walk through her neigh ... Read on »
A Little Bit of Lemon Balm... by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine ...goes a long way. I had never tried ingesting lemon balm before (that is, before Monday). I had grown it in gardens and enjoyed that lovely lemony scent, ... Read on »
A Post of Links by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine It seems I am in a stage of accumulation. I am gathering ideas from many directions and processing different healing modalities, philosophies, and concepts. And I h ... Read on »
Abundance Abounds! by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine This afternoon, seve n creative women gathe red at my home for "Intentio nal Desires: An Abundance Box Workshop." What abunda nce right from the start! ... Read on »
Abundance Box Workshop! by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Intentional Desires: An Abundance Box Workshop Facilitated by Courtney Putnam, MFA, LMP, CRP Date: Winter Solstice 2007 (Saturday, December ... Read on »
Abundance Box Workshop: January 2008! by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I'm delighted to be offering "Intentional Desires: An Abundance Box Workshop" once again! Click on the flyer above for a larger view. Read on »
Aloha by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Mixed media collage: "Super Girl Goes to Hawaii," 9" x 12" I'm off to Hawaii for about a week with my family and created this piece above to sen ... Read on »
April Happenings by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine April is finally here and with it comes many lov ely, creative opportunities and events (not to mention the general fabulousness of spring)! I hope to see you at my art s ... Read on »
Archetype Cards by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I just purchased Caroline Myss ' Archetype Cards . This colorful 80-card deck includes 74 archetype cards and six blank cards (for you to place your own ... Read on »
Art Card Give-Away by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine As some of you know, in addition to posting on this blog, I also post my art on my other blog, Quiet Girl Gallery . I began that blog as a way to get myself creating art ... Read on »
Ask and Your Body Will Speak by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I created this art piece the other day and titled it "She Asks Her Hand Why it Hurts." In this scene, these whispering birds represent the kind of dialog we can ha ... Read on »
At Long Last... by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine ...the Winter 2008 "Healing Nest" Newsletter is complete! In this issue, you'll find... * A fascinating interview with Dr. Greg Yasuda, naturopathic physi ... Read on »
Autumn Newsletter by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I am pleased to share another "Healing Nest" newsletter with you. This issue goes especially well with a cup of tea or cocoa and a fuzzy blanket. In thi ... Read on »
Before I Go To Sleep Tonight... by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine ...I will set an intention for waking up. I sometimes wake up a bit altered. Does this ever happen to you? I tend to have vivid dreams during sleep, an ... Read on »
Blog Address Change! by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I am happy to say that I've made it possible for viewers of The Healing Nest to have access to this blog's RSS feed! For some reason there was a glitch with this add ... Read on »
Catalytic Musings by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine "Catalyst for Beauty," collage, 4" x 5" 1. Chemistry. a substance that causes or accelerates a chemical reaction without itself being affected. 2. something that caus ... Read on »
Chakra Quiz by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I'm quite fond of taking self-awareness quizzes, and I've found one online that I'd like to share with you. This quiz helps you identify which of your seven chakras ma ... Read on »
Cold-Fighting Aromatherapy! by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine The other day I was convinced I was getting a cold. I felt heavy in my head and scratchy in my throat. I could feel that irritating autumn cold forcing its way through my ... Read on »
Confidence by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine 9" x 12" collage painting: "Confidence," Courtney Putnam I made this piece in college, which was about ten years ago. In my "Dreams, Imaginat ... Read on »