You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves.  ~ Mary Oliver Most people have heard of the right brain / left brain division. The right brain is the creative, non-linear, emotional side and the left brain is the analytical, linear, rational side (more or less). Those of us […]

Constellation, Ancestors & Lineage Repair, Decoloniality & Liberation, Trauma Resolution, Healing & Depth Psychology

March 8, 2018

Somatic Wisdom

*note: This post had a very dynamic discussion thread over on Facebook where it was first published. I was just explaining to my husband why I don’t want a black car (we are looking for a used car right now as poor jeep-y is on her last legs) and especially not one with tinted windows. […]

Decoloniality & Liberation

August 17, 2014

Please, No Tinted Windows :: the aesthetics of privilege

Nervous Breakthrough: Derived from the oft referred to Nervous Breakdown, a Nervous Breakthrough occurs when, instead of viewing the symptoms of the aforementioned as pathological, one views them as important signs of imminent breakthrough. I once had a roommate who had spent about ten years practicing Zazen (a form of Buddhist meditation) who described the […]

Decoloniality & Liberation, Seasons, Ceremony & Ritual, Trauma Resolution, Healing & Depth Psychology

March 10, 2014

Nervous Breakthroughs :: why you need more of them

Forget Safety. Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation. Be notorious. – Rumi Reading this the other night, I felt a massive weight lift from my shoulders. Here we are entering the New Year, starting the yearly bout of Mercury Retrograde and I am feeling the tug-of-war feeling I get every year at […]

Cultural Creativity & Financial Freedom, Decoloniality & Liberation, Seasons, Ceremony & Ritual

January 1, 2010

New Year Notoriety :: bad is the new good

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