Becoming a Luminous Woman® – An Interview with Chelsea Wakefield

Becoming a Luminous Woman®- An Interview with Chelsea Wakefield September 2013 Rowe: We’re really excited to present your “Luminous Woman Weekend,” offering women a chance to explore their inner selves. How did you become interested in the ways that a woman’s inner cast of characters can impede or foster her personal growth? Did you have your […]

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FAIRY TALES, CONSCIOUS RELATIONSHIPS AND THE LUMINOUS WOMAN

FAIRY TALES, CONSCIOUS RELATIONSHIPS AND THE LUMINOUS WOMAN By Chelsea Wakefield I rediscovered the magic of fairy tales when I began to read bedtime stories to my young son.  In revisiting these stories as an adult, I also began to realize the tremendous impact they had had on my life. The depth psychologist Carl Jung held […]

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Luminous Woman Award: I have decided to launch a Luminous Woman award series this year.

I have decided to launch a Luminous Woman award series this year. Every month, I will feature someone I have encountered who is beautiful and bright and whose light is important in this world. The February Luminous Woman Award goes to Dr. Valerie V. Hunt   Valerie is a Professor Emeritus of Physiological Science at […]

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Who in you is making your New Year’s Resolution?

Who in you is making your New Year’s resolutions? By Astra Niedra   www.voicedialogue.com   When we set New Year’s resolutions (and goals generally) we think about all the things we would like to achieve or change in our lives. For example, if your body is no longer looking as trim as it was a decade ago, […]

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Movie Review- Hysteria….and a little Women’s Hystery for you!

Movie Review- Hysteria….and a little Women’s Hystery for you! As a sexologist, I have been urging women to pick up their petticoats and run to this recently released feature film that educates us in a most hysterical way about this little known piece of women’s “hystery.” It is the history of the invention of the vibrator, which […]

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Gloria Steinem- still Luminous at 78

Gloria Steinem- still Luminous at 78! It was thrilling to attend the Power of the Purse event in Asheville North Carolina on Monday May 21st, 2012.  This past Monday, I had the opportunity to meet Gloria in person and have a brief private conversation with her.  I remembered meeting her 26 years ago when I […]

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MOTHER TERESA’S CREED

MOTHER TERESA’S CREED On Living Your Calling The words below were supposedly written on the wall of Mother Teresa’s home for children in Calcutta, India, and are widely attributed to her.  They seem to be based on a composition originally written by Kent Keith in 1969, but the second half has been re-written with a […]

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Thriving Relationships

Family therapist John Gottman, a professor at the University of Washington, has spent his life researching successful couples and the principles and practices that makes marriages work. His research shows with 90% accuracy which couples will survive and which will not. In couples whose relationships actually improve over the years, he has identified the following […]

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The Importance of Women’s Circles

The Importance of Women’s Circles by Chelsea Wakefield Over the past ten years, I have drawn great strength, courage and wisdom from being in women’s circles.  In these circles of trust, I have been upheld, encouraged, challenged and given a port in the storm.  I have clarified my passions, my purpose and defined my pathway.  […]

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Silent Nights are Holy Nights

©2010 Chelsea Wakefield We are heading into the season of insanity.   A lot of my clients are sitting and discussing their feeling of sadness and dread at what lies ahead.  I tell them that a lot of people hate the holidays and feel awful about it.  The problem is that the pressure to overextend yourself […]

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