Posts Tagged ‘Healing’

Safety is Universal (T.I.C. 1)

Safety is Universal (T.I.C. 1)

“After all, when a stone is dropped into a pond, the water continues quivering even after the stone has sunk to the bottom.” – Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha We keep hearing more about trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder, and speaking as a trauma counselor, that’s a great thing. Recovery from school shootings, natural [Continue]

Being Free, Becoming Balanced

Being Free, Becoming Balanced

“They both listened silently to the water, which to them was not just water, but the voice of life, the voice of Being, the voice of perpetual Becoming.” – Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha This weekend is one of my favorites; Family Rest Weekend. Once a month we write “family rest” on the calendar and that focus [Continue]

Dissing the Dysfunctional Family

Dissing the Dysfunctional Family

“The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works is the family.“ – Lee Iacocca, Engineer & CEO There’s no such thing as a dysfunctional family. Every family functions; the question is how healthily they function. I believe that we don’t want to ever de-value the complex, rich family [Continue]

Falling Well: The Lifecycle of a Leaf

Falling Well: The Lifecycle of a Leaf

  “Autumn is a second Spring where every leaf is a flower.” -Albert Camus, Author, Absurdist & Nobel Prize winner   I love failure. To be fair, it’s been life-long acquired taste. To be even fairer, it is best tasted in small, momentary doses, not long banquets. There is a moment in failure when it [Continue]

Releasing Yourself from Your Stuff

Releasing Yourself from Your Stuff

  Books, DVDs, Magazines, Comic Books, Kinck-nacks, Tchotchkys, dust-catchers, #@%# clutter everywhere and why can’t I find a single flat surface to put down this coffee mug?! Does this sound like something that runs through your brain when entering your “office,” “den” or your whole house? Don’t worry; you are simply part of the “great [Continue]

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