Make your own Medicine Cards 6/21/14

The Alchemists considered the Sun to be a symbol for the Divine spark that lives in the human. How does the Divine appear in you? To you? Through you?

On the Summer Solstice, when the Sun lingers at the height of its potency, let us engage fully with our own inner light.

I am offering a workshop which is an […]

By |June 10th, 2014|Categories: Stress and Coping||Comments Off on Make your own Medicine Cards 6/21/14

A Provocative Topic

Female sexual desire. Amazing how provocative this topic is. For the past several years, I have taught a workshop entitled Uncovering Desire, which is designed for woman who struggle with low sexual desire. I remember when I first posted this workshop on a local online bulletin board, there was a flurry comments in response ranging from sarcastic to adolescent, […]

By |September 2nd, 2013|Categories: Stress and Coping||Comments Off on A Provocative Topic

Dance… Creativity Unfolding

Have you noticed that there is a dance craze going on? Conscious dance, Swing dance, Flash Mob, Zumba –these various dance forms are popping up everywhere from yoga studios to health clubs to public parks. Perhaps it shouldn’t be a surprise – communities have been dancing together as far back as we can trace human existence. And […]

By |May 23rd, 2013|Categories: Stress and Coping||Comments Off on Dance… Creativity Unfolding

Is it really that simple?

Some years ago, in a class on Shamanism, Angeles Arrien, said, “If the same message shows up three times, pay attention.” I have heeded this advice and it has often proven to be worthwhile. So today, I have spent the day contemplating the triple receipt of the message I have received: “Keep it simple.”

First, after a […]

Book Review: Just One Thing, by Rick Hanson, PhD

I seem to be surrounded by people who are committed to a path of meditation. Friends, family, teachers, colleagues – all of them having some sort of regular practice of sitting in silence, following the breath, centering. But not me. While I’ve done my share of silent meditation retreats (and, incidentally, benefited greatly from them), I […]

By |March 12th, 2012|Categories: Stress and Coping, What's New||Comments Off on Book Review: Just One Thing, by Rick Hanson, PhD

A Recent Find: Gnostics, Music and More…

I love listening to music, lectures and books in my car. With a song, I can travel to another country, feel my heart break open, or travel back in time to a cherished memory. With an interesting speaker on CD, I can learn about new topics or challenge my belief system. I can alter my mood […]

By |July 8th, 2011|Categories: Stress and Coping||Comments Off on A Recent Find: Gnostics, Music and More…

Seasonal Affective Disorder

As the light wanes and the days become shorter, you may find yourself more sluggish, moody and withdrawn. It may be harder to wake up in the morning or difficult to concentrate as you go through your day. If so, you are not alone. Many people find themselves feeling down in the winter. But why?

It […]

By |November 14th, 2010|Categories: Current Issues, Stress and Coping||Comments Off on Seasonal Affective Disorder