December 11: Portland Winter Lightning Round

While often labeled as crazy, the last few weeks of the year can actually be quiet, reflective, and amazingly productive time.

I’ve found that with patients out of town or busy with family, practitioners’ schedules often open up for some well-deserved R&R, and also for the kind of big picture projects that before got pushed to the bottom of the to-do list by the less impactful but more urgent tasks.

So, let’s check in and equip you with all the clarity you need to make the most of that time.
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Me, me me! Or: What your About page is really about.

I recently had a conversation with a group of bright, dedicated, community-minded massage therapists here in Oregon, and one theme that came up a few times is the challenge of finding balance and confidence in talking about our work.

When it comes to sharing someone else’s talents and accomplishments, the words just roll off our tongues.

I hear you singing each others praises all the time, and rightfully so.

But oh man, when we set out to introduce our own work, that’s a different story. We want to share our enthusiasm, but not come across as arrogant or self-centered. We want to give all the important information, but not bore people (or ourselves), or take up too much time.
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PULSE Innovators & collaborators: Wesley Burden

Two more days to go until PULSE means one more chance to introduce you to another innovator and collaborator you’ll meet there: Wesley Burden, a musician and LMT who fuses insights from both these areas of expertise and passion in his practice.
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