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Inner Awareness & Clear Communication

Inner awareness includes being aware of what you want to convey. The spirit of your communication is aligned when your intention mirrors how you actually feel. In Pilates and other forms of dance the extension or movement begins – not with the limb – but in the core. This is the same with communicatio

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Reading & Resources for the Highly Gifted Adult

New books, films, Web sites, and organizations that address these topics are being created all the time. Below are some resources that I feel remain relevant and that offer the most unique information on the topics. Amazon.com is a great place to review the content of my recommendations. The films I list are all

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A Visual Vocabulary

Whether you want to define how an environment or visual experience is impacting you, or you want to be conscious of what you are communicating in your office, business or home, this section provides descriptions of concepts and qualities that influence your visual experience. While there is a cultural fascination with visual images of

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Recovering Introverts

I often use the phrase recovering introvert when referring to someone who has spent his or her whole life existing as an extrovert, yet whose make-up is that of an introvert and is only discovering this later in life. In Susan Cain’s book Quiet, she touches on this. She mentions the number of introver

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Avoiding Pain Through Positive Thinking

An unfortunate byproduct of the culture of positive thinking is that many people have used this idea to ignore their own personal pain. The ability of human beings to ignore their pain is a remarkable trait. This ability to split from the inner sirens that indicate physical or emotional injury or danger, to no

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Spiritual Bypassing

One of the ways my philosophy has distinguished me as a practitioner is that I believe that if you aren’t walking into your pain, you are avoiding healing. If someone contacts me with the goal of becoming more spiritual, or because they are a seeker, or because they want to be a healer, I explai

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Books about Trauma

For many people, just accepting the label of trauma can be a long journey. I find that most clients just need some text that resonates in order to accept the term and to begin the path of healing. The books I have listed here are more in depth than most may need. However, the

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Being Open for Business as an Artist

Being open for business also means being a business. Many artists are, by the very nature of being artists, not necessarily motivated by the kind of detail work involved in self-promotion. However, I believe if the underlying conflicts related to “going out” into the world can be understood, and the process of connecting can b

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