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We are called to VISION

By Cat Caracelo
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We are called to vision. We are called to become that which is calling us forward. Within this space of exploring and expressing all of who we are, through depth work, coaching, experiential creativity and learning, we seek and find the shades of shadow and the poetry of possibility… The constant in my life is my ability to […]

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Four Key Reasons: Coaching + Expressive Arts Integration is Essential

By Cat Caracelo
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I am committed to integrating expressive arts and creative process into the work of coaching and facilitation. Based on my experience working with thousands of clients and students for over fifteen years here are four key reasons that expressive arts are absolutely essential to coaching and developing this work in the world. Expressive Arts is a […]

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Creative Inspiration: Stillness

By Cat Caracelo
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I’ve been listening to John O’Donahue lately, the late poet mystic, seems to be calling me home. This is the slice of wisdom and wonder that met me today and so as I prepare to walk out the door to visit a sacred meditation garden, one of my favorite silent spaces, I share this quote […]

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The Power of Circling + Sisterhood

By Cat Caracelo
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Circling is a potent and powerful way to find and reach in to others, to participate in and create a strong connection within a tribe. A circle is by nature a safe and sacred environment, activating energies and connecting one back to ones own center. Sisters joining together to experience circle communities offers a distinctive kind of companioning, where a few or many women agree […]

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Dreaming and the Creative Process

By Cat Caracelo
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Dreaming is a powerful connective conduit to the creative process. I was exposed, early in my training, to indigenous ways of knowing and shamanic dreaming traditions within Native American, Hawaiian, Saami, and Celtic tribes which are aligned with gathering and interpreting messages, symbols and healing stories over time. Based on my own experience, and my work with others, dreaming is […]

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Seasons of Life | Guided Process

By Cat Caracelo
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How might a season be a moment, a minute, an hour, a day, a month, a memory… Gather your favorite creative materials and prepare some space for quieting and entering. This gentle guided process will open up the language of seasons, Each gentle suggestion will invite to you to move easily through your inner landscape, seeking where specific […]

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Beyond the Garden + Into the Woods

By Cat Caracelo
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A journey within a journey this year included a visit to Sissinghurst Garden, in Kent, England. I met myself in pure delight when I was called to sacred space beyond the edge of the garden. A wood full of bluebells enchanted me, and for a time I wandered beyond the garden gate, twined a vine onto my […]

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Woman’s World Summit

By Cat Caracelo
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I am moved by the determination of a deeply held dream, a Womens World Summit that brings an opportunity to connect with 30 women over 30 days to talk about the things that matter to our lives, celebrating Women’s Voices, Visions and Values…where we have been and where we are going. We are not alone… […]

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Art + Process: The Family Dance

By Cat Caracelo
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There is a beautiful, complex and nuanced dance that takes place within each of our lives. It is the dance of self, relationship, love, perception and connection. So many experiences with my family, every emotion that can be felt has been – warmth and fear and frustration – some fade and other stay. I find […]

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Honoring Seena Frost

By Cat Caracelo
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In 2005 I discovered by happy accident an art form called SoulCollage® which was a perfect synthesis of the shadow work and sub personality work I was doing in conjunction with Debbie Ford and  my my work with art based process and depth coaching. I was at a psychology conference and Seena  was presenting her process. In this first […]

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