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Rio Retreat Center Adds Equine Exeriential to Our Evening Activities!

Along with other evening activities including Yoga, Acupuncture, Tai Chi, Music, and 12 Step Groups, our Rio Retreat Center workshop participants now have the opportunity to take part in an Equine Experiential. 188 more words

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My Spirit Animal is an Abused One

This was something I’d been meaning to write but got detoured by a recent situation. I’m recovering from it currently but I don’t want it to stop me from my writing. 470 more words


Breaking the silence of parental emotional abuse

Trigger Warning: Emotional abuse. Cancer. Loss. 

May is tough for me. It’s tough at work, because I have spent the last several years in marketing for a crib mattress company and a greenhouse. 2,446 more words

Springtime of the Soul

Winter doesn’t last forever. Thankfully, that’s not only true in our calendar or climatic seasons, but also to life seasons.

I usually live with depression of some description and to some degree or other from the first of October until mid-January.  842 more words


Trauma: How it Shows

When a warrior wakes early in the morning, he is of clean clothes and skin; he has not any marks of his labour on him. But after the warrior has finished a long days work, he has returned to his home with the markings of his labour. 1,426 more words


The nature of healing

Winter seemed to hold on for a long time this year, with snow in March and even a few cold days into late April. Now that it’s early May, it seems we’ve skipped right over springtime into 80+ degree days and the nostalgic smell of summer vacation on the breeze. 368 more words