Hello Again Wonder Friends!

Hello Again Wonder Friends!

Hello Wonder-Friends: Perhaps you’ve been wondering where I’ve been? It’s been a while and it feels so wonderful to be writing you on the weekend Wonder Woman is officially opening. I started this Wonder Blog expressing my love for all things Wonder Woman and the love fest continues, as does my excitement about seeing the movie! Hooray and Huzzah!  We’ve been teaching Healing the Healer a lot over these past months and so Rocky & I thought it would be fun to put together a collage of our teacher paintings as a visual representation. ( My thanks to Rocky for creating this magical collage.)  I –and so many of my friends– often forget to take in and acknowledge what we’ve accomplished. I have a tendency to move from training to training, task to task & owl rock to owl rock…and forget to celebrate when something is completed. That’s one of my self-care strategies that I’m choosing (right now!) to incorporate into my self-care plan.  What about you, what would you like to weave into your self-care regime? The paintings in this collage were created in workshops we taught to amazing people in NYC at the Soul Camp New Years’ Day event and to splendiferous & inspiring human services professionals, fost-adopt caretakers, and foster youth all over California – in Marin, Mendocino, Napa, Orange, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, and Sonoma Counties. I am grateful I was also invited to present a Healing Creative Mindfulness practice for 90 people at UC Berkeley for CalSWEC’s Symposium on Fairness & Equity Issues in Child Welfare Training.  In the presence of these wonder women and men who...
Sneak peak for you! Plus lambs and owls.

Sneak peak for you! Plus lambs and owls.

Albert Einstein:  “Creativity is intelligence having fun.”    Here’s a sneak peak at some of the whimsical animals you might discover in the Wonder Blog and coloring book…! (Make sure you sign up!) Feel free to PRINT and color this image of owlie & lamby, grabbing a cup of tea or coffee to settle in.  Maybe even create a story or write down words that make you happy, if you are so inclined.  (See Should’s v. Woo Hoo’s for more doodling tips!)   Until next time, enjoy your self-care woo hoos! and...