What Elementary Schools can Teach High School Communities Part 1

What Elementary Schools can Teach High School Communities Part 1 It has been two and a half solid months since I have made the switch from High School Vice Principal to Elementary School Counselor and the culture shock has finally started to wane.  I know that I have made the right decision – as painful […]

Living and Healing in a Holographic Universe

“Everything you’ll ever need to know is within you; the secrets of the universe are imprinted on the cells of your body.” ― Dan Millman, Way of the Peaceful Warrior: A Book That Changes Lives We live in a holographic universe. What does this mean?  What does the holographic principle mean to healing and to […]

Paying Attention to our Field Based Bodies

“Every feeling is a field of energy. A pleasant feeling can nourish. Irritation is a feeling which can destroy. Under the light of awareness, the energy of irritation can be transformed into an energy which nourishes.” 

- Thich Nhat Hanh   On a micro molecular level, energy and matter are the same things.  The only […]

What is Cell Memory?

For many years, I was a high school drama teacher.  I still think of myself as one, even though it has been quite awhile since I have had a classroom. After a few years of teaching and watching countless performances and scenes developed by students, it became clear to me that students were telling their […]

Teaching the Right Thing

One weekend not too long ago, I went to a cheesemaking course. The course was facilitated by a farmer,Debra Amrein-Boyes. The milk she uses to demonstrate the process is from her own farm.  As she is stirring the milk and explaining important factors in making the cheese, there is a reverence in how she is treating […]

Here is How it Works – The Body Electric

Human Energy Field Energy healing modalities such as Touch for Health, Applied Kinesiology, Reiki, Matrix Energetics or BioEnergetics to name just a few, are based on the understanding that a body is not only made of physical mass, but also contains intricate patterns of electrical grid lines and currents that move in specific directions.  These […]

Here’s What’s Working

Here’s What’s Working – Coquitlam’s Inquiry Hub A few weeks ago, Gino Bondi  organized a visit for administrators and teachers working in specialized mini schools within their Vancouver Public schools to go and visit Coquitlam’s iHub school. Coquitlam’s iHub is a specialized school within a school that operates within their Open Learning cadre which includes […]

My Big 2012 Thank You

New Beginnings Happy new year. It has taken me awhile to begin my more consistent blog posts so I want to start by summarizing my 2012 year. First and foremost a big thank you to all for supporting creative edge over the past year. It was a year of big changes and big leaps into […]

Building a Dream with Dirt

“A miracle is something impossible with an old story but possible with a new one” Charles Einenstein On Monday night, I went to a talk given by Charles Einenstein, writer, philosopher and change agent. The over riding challenge that I hear from Einenstein, writer of Living in the New Economy, is to begin living your world […]