Inspire – Women of Dartmouth Stories

Healing

Two Pieces of Advice for Women at Dartmouth

Carol Gieg, D’79, offers some advice to younger women and shares a poem that she wrote after the death of her husband. First of all, quench your thirst for knowledge throughout your life. Secondly, discover and nourish your “passion.” That is, an activity which, when immersed in it, you lose sense of time and place. …

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Connecting Mind and Body: A perfectionist over-achiever shares her journey to ease

Dr. Cindy Tsai, MED’14, shares her radical path to healing. Growing up as a perfectionist and high-achiever, I was excellent at following the rules and doing what I was told. I loved making to-do lists and checking things off. I loved being “busy” because it made me feel like I was being productive and successful. …

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Trust Your Own Intuition

Eleanor Shannon D‘79 lived in the abstract regions of her bossy brain until she bullied her body right into the breakdown lane. Her healing journey largely happened over fifteen years in Italy where she learned to trust her intuition—the subtle language of her body and its vocabulary of sensation. As a coach and teacher of embodiment practices, she now holds space for others to come home to themselves.

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