It is not easy to change. There are so many choice points- they are fleeting and we need to catch them because it is the only way to change. And they are hard to catch because catching them implies letting go of the past. It means we become willing to feel our pain- accept it, know it is ours to hold and to find out the gifts that are inherent in the lives that we have lived and every single thing that has shaped us. The healing we can hold for others comes directly from this place. In the feeling and [...]
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Radical Aliveness is alive and kicking. We have just finished our 3rd module at our new home in the hills of Bel Air. We finished a workshop at Esalen that was magical. And Mike Kubena, Peter Bregman and I just did our first two RA in Business workshops prototyping how to bring this specific work to the business world. Thank you to Amico for being so courageous to allow us to come and work with you. You inspired us and taught us so much. It is exciting to be part of a work that keeps evolving and maturing and growing and becoming [...]
It began as a vision in New York City, and it was so strong that it caused me to give up everything I knew to move to a city I had never lived in, where I had only 4 contacts, in order to say yes to something that was calling me. In January of 2008, I landed in Los Angeles with my husband and no clue how this was going to happen, but with faith that it would. I wanted to do work that held power differently. I wanted to say yes to the wisdom of the group. In some ways [...]
Saying yes Once upon a time I almost died. It’s long ago and far away, but not really. Life has brought it back to me, again. Choosing to live was the first time I made a decision from a part of me that I need to remember tonight. I did remember tonight. And remembering brought me home to a guiding force that helps me to keep staying. I have just witnessed the way that death can take us, almost took me, even when we don’t mean to let it. Death is like that. And remembering that I got the privilege to [...]
This is how it happens. We come together, we, a group of beings who join in a common purpose, to heal. And in that field something happens. We hold each other, we affect each other, we help each other reach a realm where time and matter no longer have a hold on us. I can see it. You have cried, you have felt, you have been transported to this place where everything is possible. I see you- you have passed through that sacred doorway and you stand here where your beliefs and images have loosened their stranglehold on your mind, your [...]