7 Tips for Navigating Conflict in Intimate Relationships

I get suspicious of couples who say they never have conflict; that everything is always hunky dory.  The truth as I know it? Couples have conflicts.  More specifically, when the level of commitment increases in any relationship (intimate partnerships, friendships, even promotions at work), so does the level of conflict.  It’s often temporary, but it’s […]

My Work is My Work: A Dance with Simplicity & Integrity

Over the years I’ve discovered simplicity is satisfying, easeful and offers a clarity that helps me thrive. This year (2011), I’ve discovered a simplicity around the my offering to the world: my work is my work; no matter how I label it. When I work with someone, either in a long-term coaching relationship or simply […]

Once Upon a Time…A Tale of Integration.

Once upon a time I described myself as an energy healer and intuitive. I saw clients on a fairly regular basis doing intuitive readings and hands-on energy work.  My energetic gifts tend toward supporting people in transforming emotional & behavioral patterns that no longer serve their highest good, and supporting people in taking action from […]

Ritual Creates Relationship

One of the first days of the CWL retreat (see previous blog post for details), Nina & Toby (the facilitators) offered some wisdom passed along to them from a shamanic teacher/guide: Consciousness creates matter. Language creates reality. Ritual creates relationship. When they presented this to us, I immediately resonated with these ideas; the first two […]

Experiencing Fullness & Transcending Judgment

I am facilitating a book study on The Call by Oriah Mountain Dreamer.  It’s more than just a book study, really.  It’s facilitating a change in consciousness for all of us; increasing our ability and willingness to be with what is.  Last week we read chapter seven “Going Home” and a question she posed has […]