“Sitting still as a way of falling in love with the world and everything in it;” ― Pico Iyer, The Art of Stillness: Adventures in Going Nowhere Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/75520.Pico_Iyer With the threats of coronavirus and other treatment resistant diseases, these are times of isolation. I, myself, have started wearing a surgical mask while traveling. Not out of … More The Full Force of Love
Not only is it unlikely that every person in a circle would be called by spirit to become a shaman, it is also a well-established fact that in most indigenous traditions these roles are the result of decades of study, multiple difficult initiations and often tied to family lineages. … More Should I Become A Shaman?
Crazy Talk, Healing Our Trauma, Women’s Talking Circles announced. … More Upcoming Events
(photo credit) I’m excited to announce that Crazy Talk is returning just in time to finish the year! I’m finding a deep need among women I know to find a safe, female identified only space to discuss spiritual experiences, visions, dreams, and messages from spirit. I call this series crazy talk to acknowledge that what … More A New Crazy-Talk Series
Your medicine. Your power. Your purpose. It can be overwhelming. Sure. But it is possible to manage the overwhelm and allow your medicine to flow. … More Women and Spiritual Emergence
Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about our obsession with “upgrading”or hacking ourselves to become better, faster, more. This urge to optimize ourselves to superhuman levels is really appealing but does it really add up to greater success? More importantly, does it contribute to deeper satisfaction? Where is authenticity in this push to optimize? What about just plowing forward and never quitting? … More What if success means not quitting?
Speaking of authenticity, I have to come clean about something. … More 2016 and The Path Ahead
Reflections on the Rudyard Kipling story “The Sing-song of Old Man Kangaroo” and personal transformation. … More The Cost of Transforming Yourself (or There Are No Magic Bullets)
Somewhere along the way I learned that taking care of myself wasn’t simple. What is the difference between self-care and self-indulgence? … More Indulgence
What does the Whole Professional look like? … More The Whole Professional