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Wholistic Healing Re-Treats

Holistic Retreats
I constantly strive to be at the leading edge in the fields that I practise (counselling, coaching and hypnotherapy) and one of the ways that I do this is to take seminars and experiential workshops at wholistic learning, healing and re-treat centres in Canada, the U.S. and Europe. Over the years, I have stayed at Continue Reading

Holotropic Breathwork

This fall I had the good fortune to participate in a one-week Breathwork Intensive at Omega Institute for Holistic Studies in the Hudson River Valley at Rhinebeck, New York.  Their website is:  At this experiential event there was about a dozen top world leaders in the various practices of breathwork and in the psycho-neuro-biology Continue Reading

Giving and Receiving

Gift giving is an art form. For it to be meaningful it needs to be done with compassion, sensitivity and wisdom. Some cultures actually delay the opening of the gift and make a ritual ceremony out of the transferring of the unopened gift to the receiver. The surprise gleaned from receiving the contents of the Continue Reading


Agapé is an ancient Greek word for all-encompassing Love of all of reality, including loving self, others, animals, things, energy, thoughts, feelings, etc. – the unconditional loving of Everything! The early Greeks, including Plato, believed in three forms of love: Eros, affection of a sexual nature; Philia, non-sexual affection for a friend, neighbour or colleague Continue Reading

Our Marriage Contract

I am entering into this contract with full understanding of the exciting risks involved and a willingness to give up unrealistic myths, no matter how cherished: I understand that nothing is forever; that there are no absolute guarantees, and that NOW is the only real forever. I understand that “…and they lived happily ever after” Continue Reading