Posts Tagged "healing"

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Tumbling into Recovery

I was speaking to another circus mom the other day and she mentioned enjoying flying trapeze because of the adrenalin rush. I was shocked. “Oh man! Adrenalin rush – GAH! I do NOT have an enjoyable relationship with adrenalin!”   […]

The Healing Activist

One of my favorite professors at Barnard was my Political Theory Professor, Professor Dennis Dalton.  HE WAS AMAZING!!!  He would teach in the first person, becoming Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Hitler, whomever he was teaching, to convey their thoughts and […]

Father

The role of Father is riddled with pain in my family lineage.  It is not surprising to me that the words to express my celebration of Father’s Day did not come until the wee hours of the morning the following […]

I am Mother with you

  Before I was one, my relationship with “Mother” was for the most part evaluative.  What would I do the same?  What would I do differently?  Who did it right?  Who did it wrong?  What was normal?  What was healthy?  […]

What is a Pattern?

What is a Pattern? Patterns develop around our responses to significant (usually traumatic) life occurrences and manifest as a recording that, when played, seems to temporarily take control of us. It’s important to remember that the pattern is not the […]

Are We Ready to be Peers?

People who know my work know that I teach a program called Holistic Peer Counseling (HPC). In a recent class, the term “open source” was tossed around as one of the great things about HPC. I think it was a […]

Embodying the Clitoral Complex

My name is Nekole Shapiro and I am the Creatrix of Embodied BIRTH. Embodied BIRTH brings people into their birthing bodies. For some this helps them have more empowered birthing experiences. For some it helps them recover power they lost […]

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