Tag Archives: The Q Process

The Feminine Power of Surrender

I have a confession to make, despite the fact that I have been helping women succeed in life for more than a decade, I got my ass handed to me by my teacher during an advanced training course on embodying feminine power. The smack down was thoroughly complete, more than a little humiliating, and totally…
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The Q Process for Boards (Teams)

Last weekend we held our annual Board retreat. It is traditionally an opportunity for new trustees to get acquainted with our current Board culture as well as a time of deepening our connection and caring for one another. It is also an opportunity for building greater capacity in our efforts to take the ministry to the…
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The Radical Practice of Giving Up Hope

Perhaps like me you have been fighting to hold on to your hope for a better future in the face of what may seem like a world gone mad with no leadership in sight able to get our systems back on course. How often have we been told, "Don't lose hope!" But I have come to…
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With Light Comes Shadow

"One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious." ~Carl Jung The shadow concept has its roots in the work of Sigmund Freud, later developed and enhanced by Swiss psychiatrist, Carl Jung. In 1912, Jung used the term “shadow side of the psyche” to describe the hidden side of…
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Taking Authentic Action

The final step in the Q Process consists of taking authentic action, which has the potential of creating significant transformation. Choosing and implementing an authentic action demonstrates to your body-mind that there has been an internal shift based on the insights gleaned from the worksheet. There can often be confusion about what authentic action actually…
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Who Have You Come Here to Be?

Who Have You Come Here To Be? We are the ones we have been waiting for. ~Hopi Elders Prophecy In our world of busy-ness, rarely do people inquire of themselves or of each other, “Who have we come here to be?” Instead we gather at parties and PTA events and ask each other, “So, what…
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What is Authentic Action?

What is Authentic Action? A key aspect of The Q ProcessTM is the final step of taking Authentic Action. People sometimes get a bit hung up about what exactly is it and why is it important. In a nut-shell, it is important because it gives us an opportunity to practice showing up differently, showing up…
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How well do you know your shadow?

How well do you know your shadow? The Shadow is a tricky concept to nail down. That's it's nature. It hides in dark places and thrives on being unseen. Yet the effort to uncover the shadow material hidden in our memories and our meaning making, trapped inside our neural connections and our nervous system, is…
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What if we have it all Wrong?

What if We Have it All Wrong? Have you ever noticed how easy it is to become attached to your favorite possessions? Maybe it's the broach your grandmother left you, or the dream car you finally bought, or the Mother's Day card your child made in kindergarten. The thought of losing a treasured possession like…
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