bridgeSome teachers of human awareness start with the language we used a long time ago, before we knew what a synapse or neuro-science was. One of our great teachers, with one foot in modern anthropology but with her heart in the wisdom traditions, needs to be better known. 

I invite you to learn more about this teacher, Angeles Arrien, whom we lost this spring, via this piece I recently wrote for my Psychology Today blog.

Image above Copyright Marko Kudjerski under Creative Commons license.


Click “play” below to listen to the February 12, 2014 episode of Wellness By Design, a regular BlogTalkRadio program by Sarah Harris. In this episode, Sarah talks with me about the Power of Your Past.

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Sharing the energy matrix

January 7, 2014

Coaches and therapists work in the same two energy fields—the first, those cognitive places where we think, and the second, the those pre-verbal, old brain places from which our core energy emerges. Coaches and therapists have different terms and ways of working with these inner energy fields as we interact in the world of work, [...]

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Simple is better, mostly

November 12, 2013

As I look back at my journey, I see that at times the choice to keep it simple worked out for the best, and at other times simple was a regression. When I stuck with simple love and kindness it generally served me. When my head would run out of avenues to pursue, when I [...]

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Irish-American History as Soul Retrieval

September 16, 2013

In modern times, by definition, we emphasize progress and the future. The mindfulness movement is of course about the one eternal now. What, then, can the indigenous peoples of the world teach us with their emphasis on “the ancestors?” A whole lot and way more than we know. Here is my attempt to learn from [...]

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