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Ends and Odds by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine This December seems to be shaping up to be quite an event-filled month for me. Not only is it my birth month, but it's turning out to be a month for creativity and abundan ... 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 »
Crazy, Sexy Life! by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine In 2003, Kris Carr, a young woman from New York, was diagnosed with a rare and incurable cancer. Have you heard of her? She is the subject of the TLC documentary Cr ... Read on »
Self-Focus Day by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Today is my birthday. [Insert high-pitched " Yay me!" voice here]. For me, birthdays are about self-care, self-love, and self-celebration. So today, I am embracing th ... Read on »
Praise by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Ah, praise. Perhaps some of you find yourself frequently encountering it; maybe it curls up with you on a cold evening or takes you out for fancy dinners on school nig ... 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 »
Yoga & Ayurveda Workshop by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine My friend and bodywork colleague Bethanie Sand is offering a great workshop I want to share with you: Yoga and Ayurveda: Yoga and Ayurveda are c ... 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 »
The Body's Memory by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine “To embrace our body’s truth is to embrace our past. There is no other way. The body is home to all that has happened to us, and it remembers." “We mu ... Read on »
Living With (and Without) Grace by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine “Grace: The exercise of love, kindness, mercy, favor; disposition to benefit or serve another; favor bestowed or privilege conferred.” (Webster Online Diction ... 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 »
Name Poetry by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine "A name should be taken as an act of liberation, of celebration, of intention. A name should be a magical invocation to the muse. A name should be a self-bles ... Read on »
Intentional Desires by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Abundance [n.]: a great or plentiful amount; fullness to overflowing. Intention [n.]: an act or instance of determining mentally upon some action or result; ... Read on »
Winter Special: Healing Sunlight by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Healing Sunlight Two-Hour Special full-spectrum light therapy • foot spa • hot tea infrared light • acupressure treatment • massage ... Read on »
Shaking Your Groove Thing by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine This winter, I feel like Ms. Hibernation. I am a mama bear storing up my reserves so come spring I will embrace my new and enlivened energy, bask in creative bursts of ... Read on »
Patience by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine "We know that things unfold according to their own nature. We can remember to let our lives unfold in the same way. We don't have to let our anxieties and our desire fo ... Read on »
Why Massage? by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I've been meditating on the nature of my business lately--the massage business that is. As I end each month, not only do I calculate my income (very important to make ... 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 »
The winner is... by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Binky! (Click here to view Binky's art on her website.) What lovely, thoughtful responses to my art card challenge! Thank you for sharing y ... Read on »
Just one day left... by Courtney P. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine ...for you to enter to win a set of my art cards! Click here for more information. Good luck, art lovers! Read on »