Feeling from the Depths of Our Hearts

Originally published in the Sonoma Gazette, August 2016. My heart goes out to all those suffering from tragedy right now. Its a lot to process and reactions are strong, including anger and hate. What can we do to truly help change the situation we all now face? Its closer than you might think. Violence is often a result… Continue reading Feeling from the Depths of Our Hearts

In the Time Between Worlds

This is my favorite time of year, when the air grows crisp, the nights cool, and change is palpable. It feels like magic in the air, the trees have been whispering all night, and the moon seems more eerie with rippling clouds passing over. I get charged up with electricity but at the same time… Continue reading In the Time Between Worlds

When “Yes” is my inner guidance, and when its something else

A client remarks the other day “I’m not sure I can trust my inner guidance. Its led me into so much trouble!” This is a really worthy topic to pull apart. So settle in, and feel into this as we go along. How many of you have felt a “yes!” about something, got totally excited,… Continue reading When “Yes” is my inner guidance, and when its something else

Primal Inheritances

Friday eve- Sunday, September 11-13, 2015 With Mardi Storm & Travis Wernet Mamalanda Retreat Center, Sebastopol, CA Join us for the first workshop in the series where we start at the beginning – well, an arbitrary start point on the long timeline of our soul – the moment before conception. What were you thinking? In… Continue reading Primal Inheritances

Creativity and Aging, spontaneous expression and healing (Guest Blog)

CREATIVITY AND AGING, SPIRIT – EMBODIMENT – TRANSFORMATION by Travis Wernet In a wonderful anthology exploring links between Carl Jung’s Analytical Psychology and growing old, much value is given to the practice of creativity as we age. In the section on “Successful Aging”, Lionel Corbett says, “Creativity can be a form of spiritual practice; it… Continue reading Creativity and Aging, spontaneous expression and healing (Guest Blog)

Why be Creative?

Have you ever thought to yourself “I’m not creative” or, “I’m creative!” and thought perhaps some people are, and some people aren’t? What is the big deal about taking a workshop to learn to be more creative? I hope to dispel some myths here, and in my upcoming playshop. The reality is, we are all… Continue reading Why be Creative?

Potent Eclipses coming up – time of transformation!

Spring is really here isn’t it? A little hard to imagine, winter just zipped on past and here we are… entering a time of transition with both Spring, and the beginning of a series of eclipses. The last time this tetrad of total eclipses happened was in 2003/4. Eclipse energies are significant for making big… Continue reading Potent Eclipses coming up – time of transformation!

Getting Big

Last week at Esalen was a powerful process for me. I love these intuitive painting workshops as there is no end to the self-discovery that can emerge while working with one’s energy.  (note: these paintings are for process, not product, please do not judge or criticize artistically) For me, I got stuck getting super attached… Continue reading Getting Big