Letter from the Publisher, October 2016
Sep 30, 2016 10:43PM
Jacqueline & Kendra, Co-Publishers
Recent travels took us through breathtaking geography in the Pacific Northwest, where miles of mountains, valleys and coastline are strung together by a grand array of bridges. The sheer enormity of these structures mirrors the size of their vital role as a reliable conduit of strength and safety, connecting communities and supporting commuters daily. With each crossing, we felt reassured by a faith in these structure’s proper maintenance and durable design.
Trust in any integral support system rests in the recognition of functional wisdom and a sound core that is resilient enough to weather storms, heavy loads and seasons of change. The body’s framework, with its meticulous mix of physics and creative precision, also requires the need for detailed attention to ensure stability over time. Honoring this means embracing the art of befriending, understanding and learning the intricacies of our own construction and how we can travel well in a world governed by gravity.
With its focus on how to optimize movement and protect our most delicate neural networks, the science of spinal health aims to help us maintain active vitality, pain-free sensory experiences and overall quality of life. Correcting imbalances in and around the bones that provide our stature is a true specialty and this month we share the expertise of several local chiropractic providers, each offering a unique approach to spinal alignment and decompression.
Understanding of our spine’s nuances and needs is empowering and can evolve into accessing the subtle yet powerful realm of the chakras, the dynamic row of energetic sources that align with this central path. Grounded progress is best sustained through partnering with a trusted professional, and once we become aware of options, healing becomes an opportunity for unfounded levels of autonomy and self-awareness. The body’s own intelligence grants access to an amount of agency and volition, strengthening a foundation of consciousness for moving forward.
A stable base, balance, and sense of direction are all necessary for exploring new roads and pushing boundaries toward change. We hope you enjoy this issue that celebrates positive support in standing tall. May you travel safely on your way.
~Jacqueline & Kendra, Co-Publishers