Navigating Ambiguity with Heart

Our lives are full of transitions, which naturally brings periods of ambiguity.  You can learn to navigate the ambiguity with heart and grace.  Periods of ambiguity and uncertainty can test…

The Inner Journey of the Visual Journaler Method

The Visual Journaler™ is an active, purposeful communication that involves using one’s inner vision to imagine what a thought, feeling, or concept would look like if it were expressed as…

The Biggest Obstacles to Your Creativity

Do you feel like you lack imagination? Do you struggle to create or to find solutions to the challenges in your life? It’s possible you’re suffering from a few creativity-blocking…

Making Peace With Your Inner Critic

You are not just one person.  You are a history of ideas, talents, experiences, and dreams.  All of the ages of you are still alive in you.   You are…

Sustaining Yourself During Transitions

Transitions are those uncomfortable moments between our sense of certainty and the unknown.  It’s the moments in the middle where is ambiguity, gray space, and the steps forward are unclear….

The 5 Cycles of Visual Journaling

Someone once asked me if I work in my visual journal every day. This got me thinking about my process and caused me to step back and notice how I…

Explore Your Archetypes

What are archetypes? It is surprising to me that the word “archetype” isn’t more ingrained in our common knowledge today.  It should be because we are literally surrounded by archetypes…

The Seasons of Our Lives

The mythological story of the goddesses Demeter and Persephone are model for the seasons of our lives.  From them we learn that life is a cycle of birth – death…

Maintaining Agency During Uncertainty

So, here we are. Our lives have been turned upside down and changed in ways that would have been unimaginable just a few months ago. Is your sense of agency…

Experiential Learning Using Art and Process

Incorporating art with process often leads to deeper learning and insight. When I began my first visual journal, I had already been blogging about women’s relationships with one another in…

The 4 C’s of Embracing Change

I think of life itself now as a wonderful play that I’ve written for myself, and so my purpose is to have the utmost fun playing my part. –Shirley MacLaine…

The Upside of Your Darkside

Shadow Work is the time of sweet confinement and aloneness where we resolve inner conflicts, release trapped energy, and integrate all parts of ourselves. The Promise of Wholeness How often…

The Visual Journaler and Coaching

The Visual Journalertm is a synthesis of coaching psychology, mindfulness, and visual expression. We are creatures of images.  The body-mind speaks in color, metaphor, shapes, and imagery.  And art is…

Coaching the Whole Person

Pathwork Coaching empowers individuals to transcend the ego states, mindsets and behaviors that inhibit their personal, professional and spiritual growth.  This approach includes all aspects of the person:  mind, body, emotion,…