The Power of Paying Attention

What we pay attention to shapes our world and can make a radical change in how we view our reality; altering our direction and changing how we experience and move through life. We may focus only on the negative if we live in an automatic, unconscious way. We start to see mainly negative people and

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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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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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