Monks, Crowns and Menstruation

July 31, 2018

  FYI, there is NO class on Friday, August 3rd and Monday, August 6th for the long weekend. Monks Sorry, monks. Try tending to your soul, carrying and releasing your suffering and actively practicing compassion while your two kids demand three meals a day plus snacks, leave endless messes as they move from craft to craft, bring insects, mud and sand into the house, scream …

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WHAT IF. What If. What if. what if. what if. what if…

May 29, 2018

  I look around and I see so much of our strength. Our wisdom. Our fucking gigantic hearts and our deep deep wisdom that instinctively is drawn to heal and love. Our beauty…oh my, so much beauty. Our warrior courage. Our magnetic sensuality and our naughty, mysterious, breathtaking, joyful sexuality. And over that, I see the veil. The veil of self-doubt. Comparison. Overwhelm. Bitterness. Guilt. …

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I’m really good at self-care and here’s what I’ve learned about it

April 25, 2018

  I am really good at self-care. It has been and is the work of my lifetime. Here’s what I have learned: Self-care has many levels. There is surface self-care and there is deep self-care. We have our own versions of all the levels. For me, a hot bath is surface. A movement session where I burst into tears and crack somewhere is deep. I …

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In love with men

April 10, 2018

  There are so many reasons that women have to be angry and disappointed by men. I don’t need to talk about that here but I a few days ago, I listened to the “Cross Country Checkup” program on CBC radio regarding the Humboldt Broncos bus crash tragedy. Most of the callers happened to be men so I got to listen for about an hour …

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Writing from inside a tender place

March 28, 2018

    I don’t usually write about something that I am going through at the moment because it feels too tender, too exploitive. But I feel called to do this so perhaps, one of you is calling this out of me. I am struggling at the moment. Very much in the last few days. I was away for the weekend on a program and when …

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If your fear was a person, what would she be like?

February 21, 2018

I am getting to know my fear intimately. She is an angry, cruel, rebellious teenager.  She spits out toxic thoughts and encircles me in a cloud of doom. She hates everything, rejects everything and prides herself on her resistance. I used to think that she was the truth. But she isn’t. She is my fear. She is the one who pretends to hate me but …

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