Blog Post: The Face of Haven . . .

. . . has changed forever. The familiar forest fencing characteristic of Canada’s amazing and unique North West Pacific nature is no longer framing Haven’s entrance. The trees have been sacrificed to . . . put up a parking lot. And now I am feeling an array of paradoxical emotions.

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Boundaries: The Vital Edge

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Date: Nov 19 – Nov 22 Location: Haven Institute, Gabriola Island BC Pleasing, Proving, Performing, Perfecting is Exhausting for me.  And for you?  Boundaries — clear, compassionate boundaries are the key to living in the Present; Passionately, Proactively and, even Playfully! A Boundary is not a “thing” — defining any personal boundary is an active […]

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Shadow Play – Reclaiming the Disowned Self

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Shadow Play – Reclaiming the Disowned Self Explore and Integrate the Dark within you … November 29 – Dec 4th, 2015 Esalen, Big Sur, California more info

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Depression: Conscious Alternatives

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Date: Nov 08 – Nov 13 Location: Haven Institute, Gabriola Island BC Although medication is often useful in the treatment of depression, you may want to consider additional or alternative interventions. With conscious commitment, it is possible to interrupt depression. In this program you will examine the personal belief systems that support depression and access […]

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Come Alive

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Date: Nov 01 – Nov 06 Location: Haven Institute, Gabriola Island BC Come Alive is an opportunity for revitalizing your life, discovering and activating your resources, and realizing your full potential in your personal and professional life. Come Alive is for you if you want to: Experience the juiciness of living life more fully. Deepen […]

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Shadow Play in Winnipeg

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Winnipeg Shadow Play workshop with Linda Nicholls Oct 1-4, 2015 Presented by the Satir Institute of Manitoba

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Wellness Institute Hawaii Workshop update

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Due to active lava flow, my Big Island Hawaii workshops (Come Alive and Recalibrate) are now delayed. I will keep you posted. For me, there is no place on the planet like Puna District Hawaii, and one of the reasons is the lush abundance of raw nature. I have experienced several thrilling and profound adventures […]

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COME ALIVE – BIG ISLAND HAWAII

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Come Alive Big Island Hawaii 2015 Date: Jan 24 2015 – Jan 31 2015 Location: Big Island, Puna Hawaii The Wellness Institute of Hawaii is offering a specialized version of The Haven’s acclaimed Come Alive program in the lush environment of the Big Island. Come Alive has been carefully crafted and evolved over the past […]

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Shadow Play at Esalen

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Esalen and Shadow! I’ll be leading Shadow Play: Reclaiming the Disowned Self at Esalen October 26 – 31. It would be great to share this special place with lots of familiars! Shadow Play: Reclaiming the Disowned Self Date: Oct 26 – Oct 31 Location: Esalen Institute, Big Sur CA Everyone carries a shadow, and the […]

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After A While

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Loss is an experience that I believe cannot be generalized. Each occurrence throughout my life has been different. Why? Because I myself have been different in each particular point in time, my range of feelings has differed, each other person involved has been unique, as has our relationship with each other and the surrounding circumstances. […]

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Grieving: Change and Growth

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Opening pathways by clearing away some of the boulders that lie in the way is a tremendous support for stepping into fresh new territory. Sharing here with you the words from a previous participant: “I can now move forward with my life with peace about all the loss and with hope for the future. No […]

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