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Building Community

I Need your Input on Building Community The end of the year can be a season of disruption, confusion, and overwhelm. It can be hard on us. At the same time I’m watching people in the Becoming Safely Embodied Online Skills Course build community and connection with each other. I want that for everyone! Research […]

The wish the elders gave Elli

Elli Tholouli is a colleague in Athens, Greece who wrote this beautiful reflection after coming home from work one day.  It seemed a perfect story about Thanksgiving (our upcoming US holiday).  I asked Elli’s permission to share it with you.  And would love to hear your reflections to share with Elli. Athens, 15th November 2017 […]

The courage it takes

Yesterday while I was at a funeral service for my partner’s father who died surrounded by love, someone confided in me about reconnecting with her parents, people she’d been estranged from for years. I marveled, with her, about the courage it takes to look for healing despite tragic circumstances. We can’t always do that. When […]

“Primed for Goodness” ~ Graham Music

“Primed for Goodness” Are the words of attachment theorist Graham Music exploring infant research When we’re in the dumps it’s hard imagine things can ever be better. We feel trapped in the cycle of yucky, horrible, messy, never getting better.  We are, however, as Graham Music tells us, “primed for goodness” in his book Nurturing Natures […]

I can’t imagine this…..

read all the lovely chapters of Deb Koffman’s book Yeah, we all want to change. Preferably now. RIGHT NOW.  Magic wand kind of now.  When we’re overwhelmed with anxiety or depression we don’t see the benefit of each tiny moment that is happening within the larger shift in time. Yet it’s there.  It’s in learning to slow […]

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