I do not want to write this email. I do not. I’ve put it off for nearly a year. It’s just too sad. Too wrong. Too unfair. I’ll just remember: I remember when I first met Mary Ellen. She came to Women At Woodstock for the first time back in 2013. I remember her strong presence; a mix of confidence and quiet. And I remember her vulnerability.
From the talented designers and crafters in Saratoga Springs and surrounding communities of the Catskills, Crystal Cobert of Faces of Saratoga brings an eclectic collection of gorgeous unique, handcrafted necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and rings for your perusal
Selina Maitreya, a Practical Spirituality teacher, is offering Women of Woodstock participants an opportunity to receive one-on-one guidance from her and the Master of The Oneness guides that speak during her teachings.
We experience true peace only when we choose daily-moment to moment peace – when we learn to respond to people and situations from a place of equanimity and calm. When we learn how to be guided by our higher wisdom rather then by our intellect or emotions, that’s when we start to experience sustained peace.
Do you have a life story to tell? Do you have a need to preserve a family legacy, break your silence, explore an ancestor’s past? Do you have a desire to express in writing that you are more than a worker, sibling, friend, parent or partner? Do you feel compelled to get your side of
It’s true that two Women At Woodstock alums have recently published novels, but I lied about one of them; she’s not really Elizabeth Allen; that’s her pen name. The real woman behind “Elizabeth” is a Women At Woodstock alum, and she did just publish another book, The Feisty Woman’s Guide to Surviving Mr. Wonderful : Karma Rules,.
It happened again; the magic of creative people gathering together to do what they’re driven to do, spending their days in concentrated work and gathering at the end of the day to share, give feedback, and be their authentic selves. It truly is magic. I met three women while I was at my writer’s residency
I’m always so excited when a Women At Woodstock alum gets published, especially when the work is something I heard her read, in person, during a workshop at one of our retreats. Ann Stoney has two new short stories in print!
It could be big or small, but you have it; everyone does–a thing you’ve wanted to do, or fix, or stop doing, that’s plagued you for a long time–and yet nothing has changed. Ann Voorhees Baker has distilled all that she’s learned over 11 years of leading the retreats that have enabled women to make major positive changes in their lives, and she shares this knowledge in the Metamorph Workshop.
When life gets hectic, it’s easy to put our own needs last. And if we have not established strong self-care practices, it will be difficult to contribute or function at our best. Real self-care enhances both our personal and professional performances and promotes good life practices by improving our energy, sharpening our mental acuity, strengthening