Modalities

Nonviolent Communication

When most people hear of “Violent Communication” they may envision physical aggression. Certainly acts of physical aggression are violent and prevent safe communication. We may also harm others through offensive words, labels, judgments, criticizing others, using political rhetoric, or responding with anger. When these verbal and emotional attacks…

Aspects of Flow

Life is really about flowing, or more uniquely put: your unique flow. When we talk about flowing, are we not imagining clouds dancing, birds constantly chirping, and the sounds of the sea forever. Flow eradicates static, never ending in its drive to continuously change you. Imagine we lived…

When I Found My Mojo

I’m a writer. Wait, I’m a professional writer. That sounds so much better, and it’s music to my soul. Until about four years ago, I was a closet writer, filling up notebooks with poems, short stories, and essays, too frightened of what the world would think of my…

Our Shortest Journeys

I’ve heard a few colleagues, as well as myself state: “…the shortest journey one must take is about thirteen inches—from the head to the heart.” For most, that journey doesn’t occur too often, as the majority of people, especially in western cultures are preoccupied with greater and more…

Finding Thaddeus

Have faith in your journey. Everything had to happen exactly as it did to get you where you are going next.” Mandy Hale I met Thaddeus LaBranche this January, when Thadd was asked by his surgeon at University of Chicago Medicine, to join him on The Community Health…

New Directions: My Personal Journey

As I begin this piece, I am at an auspicious time in my journeying in numerous ways. As I look back on my journey to date, I am ever thankful and filled with gratitude for the life I have lived. While filled with common and not so common…

Beginning…. Again

Recently I spent an extended period of time at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) with a friend who is undergoing radiation treatment. Patients, caregivers, family members and friends develop a sense of community as they focus on eradication of tumors, promoting healing, and providing the best quality…

Her Movement: Delilah Masani Faye Mulraine

When venturing to connect with Delilah Masani Faye Mulraine, I found her by message.  She was conducting a retreat in Belize.  This is what she does.  She is her own movement, and her images, capturing her spirit, are what enticed GS to share her movement with the world….

Beginnings

The foundation of our relationship with God can be found in this Biblical statement: “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”       (The Eternal Word… John 1:1) and, “the Word became flesh.”[John 1:14] I doubt that most people have…

New Directions: The Power of Yin

New Beginnings – what an apt subject for this time of the year – not only because most of us have been making New Year resolutions but here in America this is so much more significant. Based upon the presidential election results, there potentially may be a new…