This article outlines the keys to staying centered in the face of fear and chaos through knowing yourself, your boundaries, your beliefs and your personal ethics. It then guides you to cultivate mutual respect, love and understanding to restore common humanity. … Read moreCultivating Mutual Respect, Love and Understanding
Heartbreak is brought on from the death of a loved one, broken dreams, separation from a loved one whether romantic or close friend/relative, the state of the world, abandonment, or seeing harm done to an animal, human, or forests. In fact it can be brought … Read moreConsoling Soul: Healing from Heartbreak
What is the Difference between Self-Care and Soul Care? I started to distinguish the difference between self-care and soul care when I was working in social services in a government corporation. Myself and others were not finding the known strategies of eating well, sleeping … Read moreThe Importance of Soul Care
Do you notice yourself getting easily overstimulated? Do you tend to pick up and take on moods and emotions of others? Does scrolling on the internet make you weary? What about crowds and lots of social interaction? Does it feel like you need day or … Read moreOverly Sensitive or Highly Intuitive?
Do you feel easily overwhelmed or over-stimulated when there is a lot going on around you? Are you easily affected by the moods and emotions of others? Do you seem to pick up their energy? Do you get rattled when there is a lot to … Read moreCultivating Resilience to Mimimize Compassion Fatigue
I had so many ideas of what I wanted to do when I grew up. Just about everything excited me and I wanted to have as many experiences as possible to settle my curiousitites. Some of my earlier ideas were to become a guidance counsellor … Read moreFinding Your Calling
,In March 2020 downtown Victoria in British Columbia looked like a deserted town. The noise had stopped. The air became cleaner and the Olympic Mountains and many others suddenly and stunningly came into better view. Similiarly, water became clearer and strangely, everything seemed alive again. … Read moreLife Lessons from the Coronavirus Experience
Recently I watched the film release of “Evolution of the Heart”, which is a narrative between the Dalai Lama, evolutionary biologist David Sloan Wilson, and social scientist Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela. I particularly enjoyed hearing Pumla speak about the philosophy of Ubuntu which she explains about 20 … Read moreHow Can 7 Billion People Get Along?
Life did not turn out the way I thought it would. I thought my loved ones would be around forever, I’d have a house, garden, pets, financial security, a loving relationship, a strong steady career as a Clinical Forensic Psychologist and die happy, fulfilled and … Read moreWhen Life Falls Apart, What Else is Possible?
While women have become political leaders, ministers, bosses, CEOs and in many cases sole providers, and taken more and more away from home and garden, the masculine energy has become dominant. In many cases women have become more driven, than receptive, more out to meet … Read moreThe Lost Art of Women’s Intuition