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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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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The Circle

Here is a wonderful poem written by Sandy Brown and posted with her permission.  Sandy is a member of a women’s circles in my life which carried me through a time of significant transition.  This circle was started by Sandra Smith through www.alchemyworksevents.com .  Sandra has created a lot of events over the years for […]

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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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Great Advice for the Holidays

6 tips to enjoy a holiday feast with those relatives you have to see at least once a year Debbie Mandel is a stress management specialist, mind/body lecturer, and the author of Addicted to Stress: A Woman’s 7 Step Program to Reclaim Joy and Spontaneity in Life , and the host of the weekly Turn […]

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Gifts from Gisela

Gifts from Gisela By Chelsea Wakefield I just returned from a weekend retreat/training with the remarkable Gisela De Domenico, creator of Sand Tray World Play www.vision-quest.us.  It was a training, so I learned a lot, but the weekend was really for me.  It was good to be a participant rather than a leader this weekend.  […]

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The Sanctuary of the Senses

THE SANCTUARY OF THE SENSES.  We leave our bodies on a regular basis and live in the realm of the mind.  We plan today… and tomorrow… we review the past.  We ruminate.  We try to figure things out.  Our thinking and ruminating triggers a whole spectrum of emotions: happiness, sadness, fear, anger, pleasure, regret, satisfaction […]

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