Emotional Freedom or Emotional Baggage

Carol Coronis – Guest Blogger Emotional freedom doesn’t suggest being free of emotions. They are designed to call your attention to what is happening within you, and around you, so that you might respond. All emotions derive from needs and drive your choices – they are neither good or bad. They are important, however. The

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Who You Gonna Call When You Have a Great Idea?

Ann Fry – Guest Blogger Let’s say you wake up in a state of mind that’s similar to many other days, where you dread the similarity of this day to every other day and perhaps feel trapped in the way things are. Or, let’s say you wake up one morning, feeling refreshed, excited and with

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A Sign of Things To Come

Susanna Baddiel – Guest Blogger I’ve been in England recently giving some workshops and I’ve been travelling to some new and unfamiliar places. On my journeys I’ve had a few experiences which have brought home to me how even the clearest of messages can become obscured or hard to interpret. On one occasion a road sign had been

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Body/Mind

Anoek van Praag – Guest Blogger Today I was having morning coffee in the neighborhood with some friends when the subject of body/mind illness came up. I am always surprised when folks talk about body/mind only – where is the soul? Or the heart? Or the subconscious? It is still amazing to me that most people are so

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Don’t Do What I Did: Making the Most of Media Opportunities

Linda Lowen – Guest Blogger In the 1950 noir classic Sunset Boulevard, all-but-forgotten silent movie star Norma Desmond anticipates a comeback and prepares for the moment the cameras are on her. That premise gave actress Gloria Swanson one of the best lines ever uttered on film: “All right, Mr. De Mille, I’m ready for my

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RIPPED FROM THE HEADLINES

Anne Perry – Guest Blogger ‘Ripped from the Headlines’ sounds rather visceral, doesn’t it?  But isn’t that what stories should be?  Full of brains, heart and guts!  But where to get the core of the idea to start with? The ‘news’ is full of them.  All you need is the seed, just the very beginning.  We

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Soul Collage

Betty Newman – Guest Blogger In October of 2008 I knew nothing about the Heroic Journey or L. Frank Baum, the author of “The Wizard of Oz,” nor Joseph Campbell and Jean Houston-the great chroniclers of the Heroic Journey in Mythology-and certainly not Jonah Sachs, author of “Winning the Story Wars.” What I did know

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