The Heroine’s Journey

Dr. Maureen Murdock focused a large part of her career learning about The Heroes Journey from Joseph Campbell and, then, created the ten steps of The Heroine’s Journey. At first, I wasn’t sure I could see that her 10-part model was universal for women. But, after experiencing her in person with a 4-day workshop last […]

Hardships & Resilience: Life’s Great Teachers

Hardships & Resilience: Life’s Great Teachers PURPOSE AND MISSION: Almost all of us agree that the purpose of life on Earth is growth and service. Yet, many of us become confused about understanding how our uniqueness and our personal journey through life connect with a clear sense of purpose. One element which can add to […]

Social Evolution ~ The Cause Reveals the Solution

My reply to Wynton Marsalis’ public statement from June 6, 2020. This is my open letter to Wynton Marsalis. His commitment and clarity warrant respect. He has done his part through this articulate observation and through his creativity, art and music. And, as a writer, this is my part, my responsibility is to reply sincerely […]

The Daily Show Interviews Heather Carlile

Heather Carlile is a therapist, a master teacher and a writer. Her private practice, focuses on individuals, couples and family counseling. She uses the Enneagram personality styles, helps dropouts to find themselves, companions the grieving and offers mentoring for change in Dallas, TX. She has two comprehensive courses: “ReWriting Your Future” and the “Gift Getaway […]

Resolutions? Revolt? Renew?

It’s New Year’s Eve of 2020. DEDICATION: Yes, many will celebrate:  ~ Toast joyfully with bubbly  ~ Kiss their mates  ~ Bathe in the showers of fireworks glitter. And, they also think about making the next year better. RESOLUTIONS: They Resolve to  ~ Do the sacred release ceremonies letting go of the negative.  ~ Re-image […]

Nurturing Our Humanity

Riane Eisler and Douglas Fry have provided us with a description of the world cultures built on goodness rather than conflict in their book, “Nurturing Our Humanity: How Domination and Partnership Shape Our Brains, Lives and Future.” I received my pre-publishing order in September and it ‘follows me around the house.’ This is my favorite […]

The Connection Between Stress and Disease

MIND & BODY ~ INSEPARABLE: Here, I share a brilliant and practical lecture by one of our most articulate pioneers, Dr. Gabor Maté on The Connection Between Stress and Disease. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajo3xkhTbfo This lecture was posted one week ago on August 15, 2019! I have the good fortune to be viewer number 9,163 and to give […]

International Womens Day Dream – Equals with Our Men

Friday, March 8, 2019, is International Womens Day. Yesterday, I wrote this dream for us: EQUALS WITH OUR MEN If I were a woman who came from a time when we were equals with our men, and what we created was sublime, I would pause, aghast, and look again. What has happened? How can this […]

Mentoring a Generation

Mentoring a Generation Connecting the Dots of Life The Artful Use of Vast Information We are starting a generation based on the artful use of vast information and the focused implementation of schooled abilities in order to build a healthy life. PURPOSE: Mentoring for Mission Mentoring a Generation’s Identity ~ MAGI. Seven Building Blocks of a Healthy Life. […]

Using the Enneagram to Find and Refine Relationships

Using the Enneagram to Find and Refine Relationships Thursdays, May 30 – June 13, 7-9 pm Unity Church of Dallas – Open to the Public $55 for all three classes. To register, go to: http://unitydallas.org/wp/classes-workshops/educational-classes/ or call: 972-233-7106 Looking for a soul mate or just trying to really understand the one you’ve got?  Join expert […]