Healing

TIPA Podcast Ep #1: Archetype and Authenticity

We are so excited to share with your our first “official” Training in Power Academy Podcast! In this episode, we interview storyteller and beloved faculty member Shaughna Born. Teacher of the Archetype course, Shaughna shares the power and the pitfalls of archetypes in our life and how we can use this system to better know ourselves and…

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How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime

“Only in Truth can you heal”. This quote from our Level 1 foundational course says it all. It seems so simple and yet, when we begin to look inside ourselves and seek our healing, it can take us to deep and dark places. Ultimately, this is what we want. In order to free ourselves of negative…

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Survival of the sisterhood: working from the inside-out

After the historic women’s marches that took place across the world on January 21, 2017, the global consciousness was reminded of what women, when united, can achieve. For those who participated, there was a palpable power, a healing quality to the experience. It was a macrocosm of what many of us feel when we come…

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Solstice: A Universal call to the Light

Solstice is coming. I get so very excited these days when the great wheel of time swings around to mid-winter’s eve. Let me preface by assuring you that I was once a tremendous humbug about Christmas time. I felt like there was magic happening but somehow the stories I was being told about the reasons…

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Finding the Yin-Yang balance in relationships

Be it romantic, friendship, family or business, relationships are a cornerstone of the human experience. We are all made up of male and female energies, described in the East as Yin and Yang. We reached out to Faye Fitzgerald, founder of the Training in Power™ Academy to chat about how we can better understand Yin and Yang…

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A new world vision: School replaces detention with meditation

A Baltimore elementary school has been getting a lot of praise and web-traction lately for their use of meditation instead of detention. For the past year, children are sent to the “mindful moment room”, when they have misbehaved or need to wind down. Here they are coached to breathe and reflect on their feelings and actions. The…

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Resistance: Know your Enemy!

Waboom! The epiphany descends, a glorious new creative idea. In a Technicolor flash I see the spectrum of my next great screenplay, sure to be success, the best I’ve ever done. I scribble down the first few lines and resume my day, satisfied I’m still on track towards my dream of becoming a filmmaker of…

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5 essential keys of a Spiritual Warrior

  “The basic difference between an ordinary man and a warrior is  that a warrior takes everything as a challenge, while an ordinary  man takes everything as a blessing or as a curse.” Don Juan, the Carlos Casteneda series As a teacher of Level 1, I always welcome my new students by congratulating them for having…

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Reflections on Being Highly Sensitive

I recently read an article on the Quiet Revolution website that prompted a cascade of reflection on my own highly sensitive nature. It brought up a lot of emotion as I recalled various experiences in my childhood. For instance, I have a vivid memory of my first day at Kindergarten. I cried in the cloak…

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