Denise’s Blog

Belonging

  Belonging, an essential part of our existence, can become a double edged sword. Allow me to explain. It seems that our need to belong can stifle our drive to reach

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The Visitor

Every year I am greeted by one red breasted robin appearing in my back yard. Usually as the seasons begin to change from winter to spring. A powerful time of

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The Spirit of Facilitation

More than a few aha moments were had, at least by me, while attending the annual Neufeld Conference Facilitator Training this past weekend. Presentations by Dr. Neufeld and Dr. Deborah

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Titanium Heart

Becoming a parent melted my heart. I never could have imagined the myriad of ways in which I would be touched, moved and changed prior to the birth of my

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Making Sense of the Senseless…

Normally around this time of year I’d be inclined to write about the anticipation and busy-ness that fall brings.  Back to school and back to work, new beginnings…the end of

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Sensitivity

Sensitivity is so misunderstood and undervalued in our society. I am a highly sensitive person and I have a child who is also highly sensitive. Growing up this way comes

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Frustration

Frustration is a “root” emotion. What this means is that frustration is at the root of other behaviors that may not make sense at times. Frustration is often pushed down

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Empathy

Empathy is the capacity to recognize emotions that are being experienced by another sentient being.

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