How to deal with difficult people during a family gathering

How to deal with difficult people during a family gathering

By Karin Green and Mark Broderick Anytime of year when we are gathering with family, we might be looking forward to seeing and spending time with our friends and family, yet at the same time, there are those difficult people we dread having to spend time with… You...
It is my birthday month

It is my birthday month

September is my birthday month, and as a Virgo, that has meant that I have a lot of personality traits I have learned to love. My perfectionist – That helps me set and meet high standards, but won’t let me do something if I’m not sure I can do it just right. My...
Archetypes through a Shadow Work lens

Archetypes through a Shadow Work lens

Archetype comes from the Greek verb archein (“to begin” or “to rule”) and the noun typos (“type”). According to Merriam Webster, archetypes are “the original pattern or model of which all things of the same type are representations...
God Jul

God Jul

Let me share a Christmas memory with you. I spent many Christmas on my grandparent’s farm, and in Sweden, there is/was a belief that little elf’s, or tomtar, are watching over the farm, the people and especially the animals. And if you treated them well, they will...
The Wisdom that lives in our Shadows

The Wisdom that lives in our Shadows

I want to explore the wisdom that lives in our shadows. But first, let’s define “shadow.” The swiss psychoanalyst Carl Jung coined the term ”The Shadow” in the 1940s, and today we think of it as the unconscious reservoir for the things we have decided, for any...
Women who Rest with the Wolves

Women who Rest with the Wolves

I am about to embark on my next teaching of Limitless Self: Yoga Nidra, which I have taught many times before.  Fall/Winter is an especially wonderful time to do it as the days grow shorter and the nights, longer.  Our bodies natural rhythms are in tune with the...