The Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir: Seeking purpose

The Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir: Seeking purpose

Purposeful memoir leads us into the past in order to better understand the present, and to envision the future we want to create and live into. In this final session of the Alchemy series, we’ll look back at our lives to find pivotal moments when, faced with choices, we tuned into our inner guidance to […]

The Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir: Seeking strength

The Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir: Seeking strength

The techniques of purposeful memoir can help us to transmute the shocks of everyday life into strength and wisdom. Writing about the past, we find we have so much to learn from our moments of greatest  vulnerability. “The wound is the place where the light comes in” –Leonard Cohen Register here.   The “Alchemy of […]

The Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir: Seeking Guidance

The Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir: Seeking Guidance

When you are in need of guidance, where do you turn? Explore the sources of your personal approach to wisdom through thought-provoking prompts. Register here.   The “Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir” series will continue with monthly writing workshops through May, in the Berkshires and online. Whether you are already embarked on a memoir project, or […]

The Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir: Seeking clarity

The Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir: Seeking clarity

In our hyper-busy, distracted time, it can be hard to find clarity on what matters to us most. Spend a peaceful afternoon writing and sharing about moments in your past when you were able to move beyond the overwhelm to find an island of clarity. We’ll use the techniques of purposeful memoir to envision creating […]

The Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir: Seeking Courage

The Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir: Seeking Courage

The techniques of purposeful memoir can help transmute fear and anxiety into courage and fortitude. What gives you courage in these trying times? Explore life’s challenges in good company, with the help of thought-provoking writing prompts. Register here.   The “Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir” series will continue with monthly writing workshops through May, in the […]

The Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir: Seeking community

The Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir: Seeking community

Spend a peaceful Sunday afternoon writing and sharing in good company, on a theme perfect for the challenges of the holiday season. We’ll explore how loneliness has shown up in your life, as well as where and how you have found community with kindred spirits. How can you take what life has taught you about […]

The Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir: Seeking Health

The Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir: Seeking Health

Our personal health is linked to the health of our communities and our world. Spend an afternoon in good company, writing about your relationship to health, in response to thought-provoking prompts. Register here.   The “Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir” series will continue with monthly writing workshops through May, in the Berkshires and online. Whether you […]

The Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir: Seeking confidence

The Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir: Seeking confidence

In this two-hour session, we’ll consider the impact of self-doubt in our lives with a series of open-ended, exploratory writing prompts. When did the inner critic first show up for you? How did you respond over time? What experiences in our lives have given us self-confidence, and how we can move towards a freer, more […]

Purposeful Memoir as a Path to a Thriving Future

Purposeful Memoir as a Path to a Thriving Future

This workshop will open up new pathways into your past while encouraging you to think more deeply about your present, and envision the thriving future you want to live into and co-create with others. Following my elemental journey framework, we’ll use the four elements–Earth, Water, Fire and Air—as potent metaphors for different stages and aspects of […]