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November 2, 2013

10 Ways Shame & Blame Hurts Social Justice Efforts

We have all experienced it. We have inflicted it on ourselves or others. Subtle and not-so-subtle shaming, blaming and self-righteous ostracizing undermine social justice work. Here […]
September 3, 2013

“Finding Home in Your Bones” Videos with Dr. Vanissar Tarakali

Hi Everyone: Happy September! My birth month has me feeling adventurous, so instead of writing, I made a couple of videos… Finding Home in Your Bones I: […]
August 5, 2013

Trauma As a Doorway to Spirit

Can trauma be a doorway to Spirit? Peter Levine thinks so. He writes in his book, In An Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and […]
July 5, 2013

From White Racial Shame to Empathy for People of Color Part II

Part II: The Virtuous Cycle of White Self-Compassion and Empathy for People of Color In Part I we looked at the Vicious Cycle of White Racial […]