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How I Came to Think of Story as Medicine

November 4th, 2016 | no comments

Recently I was interviewed about story medicine — a way of engaging with stories that generates wonder, wisdom and compassion. It inspired me to share the three major turning points, or moments of reorientation, that brought me to understand Story as Medicine. Three is a special number in fairy tales and magic generally. I’m sure I could share many, many…

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How Do You Hold Space? 13 Experts Reveal Their Best Insights + Tips On Holding Space For Others

May 9th, 2016 | 5 comments

  Ah, ‘holding space’… It’s something you’ve probably heard about, but aren’t quite sure exactly what it means. Or is that just me?  I first heard the term a few years ago within a coaching context. Back then I wondered if ‘holding space’ was some sort of euphemism or secret code. Since then I’ve found myself in the presence of…

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Symbols are Shortcuts to Stories

October 2nd, 2015 | 1 comment

One way to honour a story or experience is to create something visual.  To embed the experience of my trip to Colorado, my training with Dr Estes in Original Voice, I have created an altar.  Each object carries it’s own story + reminder.  1. This Precious Earth book; a reminder to write with my values in mind.  2. Bear figurine;…

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