Category Archives: Sydney Banks
Welcoming Acupuncturist Jasmin Jones to Thrive!
Please join us in welcoming acupuncturist Jasmin Jones to the Thrive family! She’s recently moved to Sonoma County after practicing Acupuncture in Alaska, Nepal, and Europe on cruise ships. She’s full of compassion, humor, and mad acupuncture skills! She’ll be … Continue reading
Bring on the Grounded Year of the Ox!
Happy Lunar New Year!How is 2021 going for you? Have you made time for rest and reflection? Or do you already wish you had a do-over for your New Year’s Resolutions? If so, you’re in luck! Not only is every … Continue reading
Mind Experiment: Neutral Challenges
The Power of Neutral in a Noisy WorldIt feels like the world is getting more noisy lately. From the ever changing guidelines of the pandemic, and attention grabbing headlines about politics, to opinions about what to do about all these … Continue reading
Invitation to Join Membership Community
I wrote the first draft of this email a while ago and life has continued to unfold with heated upset and divisiveness. Both in Sonoma County about how our Shelter in Place and Health Orders are being communicated and enforced, … Continue reading
Happy Lunar New Year!
Happy Lunar New Year! How is 2020 going for you? Have you been moving so fast that you haven’t made space for rest and reflection? Or do you already wish you had a do-over for your New Year’s Resolutions? If … Continue reading
New Year Reflections
Happy 2020!I’m not a New Year’s resolution kind of person. Every moment is an opportunity for fresh thinking and insights. And that’s where real change comes from, not from the turning of a calendar. But I do enjoy the … Continue reading
The Power of Neutral LanguageEven though it feels like winter outside right now, summer break is just around the corner. For most people that means more social time with family and friends. It begins with graduation gatherings and continues with … Continue reading
The Everyday Miracle of Tailspins
It’s been awhile since I sent out an email with an experiment for you. Rather than feeling bad about it, I’ve been leaning into trusting life. I’ve been noticing the ways in which I have been doing what I’m most … Continue reading
Quiet Mind – an Experiment
The super-power of a quiet mind, why and how to get more of itI call myself a recovering intellectual. Because I used to think that I had to figure it all out. I was pretty good at. I mean I … Continue reading
Healing in Community
What Am I In Service Of?I've been writing this email for 2 weeks, in my head. It's never going to be able to capture it all so here is my best attempt at capturing some of it in words. I … Continue reading