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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Daily OM: Embracing Womanhood

Embracing Womanhood When one woman honors who she is, all women collectively move closer to becoming what they are capable of being. There are many ways and myriad reasons for women to honor and embrace all that they are. And when any individual woman chooses to do so, all women collectively move closer to becoming […]

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The World Will Be Saved By the Western Woman

Last spring, I learned that during the 2009 Vancouver Peace Summit, His Holiness the Dalai Lama stated that “The world will be saved by the western woman.”  I  passed this information along during my next Luminous Woman Weekend and the women there were as moved by this proclamation as I was. It was as if […]

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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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Personal Exploration

Negotiating the Inner Peace Treaty- A method of personal exploration that introduces people to their “inner cast of characters”, teaches them to dialogue with these inner selves, resolve inner conflicts, determining “who” should run the show in different situations, address deep vulnerability and tap into the vast resource and potential we hold to live more […]

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