Why do fifty percent of first marriages end in divorce? Michele Germain, a licensed clinical social worker with twenty-five years of experience in divorce recovery, believes many long-term relationships fail due to unresolved "historical wounds" and unrealistic expectations. Emphasizing the body/mind/soul connection, Germain offers an effective, holistic approach to healing.
Her step-by-step program begins with exploring childhood trauma, self-criticism, and other painful feelings that reside in the body and mind. Guided meditations, bio-energetic exercises, and other techniques help one identify and overcome forgotten pain. To illustrate how she and hundreds of others have recovered from crisis and reclaimed their unique potential, Germain shares her own personal divorce story, along with moving anecdotes of women she's treated.
Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water … Thus begins the classic nursery rhyme. The hill is a metaphor for the journey of a marriage or non-marital relationship. The pail is where each of them puts his/her longings, hurts and past ...
A soft-edged triangle of arrows, tip to end, forms an endless rotation. More than forty years old, the symbol for recycling is used and known the world over. Practitioners of magic know recycling is by no means a "new" idea. Throughout history many have lived by the mantra of "make it do, use it up, wear it out." Earth-based religions have... read this article