Somatic Intelligence and Resilience

Daily life has transformed. We need to grow our capacity to respond to our ever-changing relationship with the world. Resilience will be a driving force for this evolution and is defined as our ability to respond and bounce back from the challenges we encounter. One of the biggest challenges we face is feeling trapped by

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Clean Pain? or Dirty Pain?

Life is a crazy, unpredictable journey of ups and downs.  Pain is a universal experience that we all face at some point.  The trouble is we go to any length to avoid pain, pretend it’s not there: anything to make it vanish.  Based on Buddhist philosophy of samsaras, emotional pain is divided into two groups: 

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Recognizing Inherited Family Trauma

It seems that what’s occurring in the world is a result of social, political, and environmental imbalance. What’s happening isn’t new. Handed down from those who came before. It’s an architecture created on imbalance that has built up over generation upon generation of life. Each new generation has an agenda and receives an update that

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Evolving Relationships and Trauma

Those who are closest to us, the ones we feel safe and loved with, can create the ideal conditions that allow for new growth and transformation. On good days we might look at our partners and say thank you for helping me grow. The days when our partner is angry, unreasonable or distant: that’s our

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Negotiating Fear and Panic

How do we feel safe again in the world when we are facing stress and anxiety on a global level as we have never seen before? We are in a confusing and destabilizing time. Nobody knows what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, or a couple months from now. What’s it going to look

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