Meeting Blindness, Assisted Suicide and Future Selves

During these shifting times my Seva is to help folks think and feel on their most pressing topics. I offer Process Popups (every few weeks) and Recorded Visual Coaching Sessions (as my schedule allows). Below is the most recent Process Popup – held as we shift from 2021 to 2022.  Happy New Year one and all and humanity, may we shift… Read more »


A NOTE FROM CHRISTINA

Happy New Year! While it’s a difficult time in the world for many (Xmas and even New Year celebrations were restricted here in Canada) … I still love the energy of a brand new year, no matter what growing pains are happening. I posted this on social media and am now sharing it here in… Read more »


GRADUATE SPOTLIGHT: KASSIE LAYNE

About to retire after 30 years in the Public Service as an Analyst, Manager and Instructor, Kassie’s process toolkit contains Graphic Recording and Facilitation with a high dose of Creative Problem Solving. Visual Coaching is another way to serve as a lifelong learner. Kassie’s personal experiences have also contributed to her service work and her… Read more »


Visual Coaching Gift For 2022 New Year

free annual gift of visual coaching with christina merkley's specialized maps

Happy New Year! Time for my annual gift of a Mini SHIFT-IT Retreat … a Visual Coaching aid that helps you thoughtfully segue from one year to the next. Complete with 4 Visual Maps and Instruction eBook. Ideal Retreat Times: A Mini SHIFT-IT Retreat can be conducted at any time. However, I find that the calendar… Read more »


COURSES, KITS AND FREE SUPPORT

Courses and visual maps with pens and drawing tools on a desk

Upcoming Online Courses: VISUAL COACHING RETREAT Pandemic Prices: Save 50% Dive deep with like-minded and hearted people from across the globe. Visual techniques to draw your inner wisdom out. So you know how to be and do during these intense shift times. No art skills are required although if you are an artist you can… Read more »


INQUIRIES ON EXPOSURE, ADULTING AND THE BLUE

During these shifting times my Seva is to help folks think and feel on their most pressing topics. I offer Process Popups (every few weeks) and Recorded Visual Coaching Sessions (as my schedule allows). Below is the most recent Process Popup – which we missed getting out in a more timely manner (mea culpa and apologies for the delay). SUMMARY: We… Read more »


Visual Coaching for the Holidays: Gift You and Yours

Given all the massive changes that humanity is currently embroiled in, Visual Coaching is even more relevant and needed than usual. As a pioneering Visual Coach, and now with my capable tribe of Certified Visual Coaches, we’ve coached 1000s of individuals across the globe to shift their professional and personal lives for the better. As… Read more »


BEING WITH LOSS: DAD, CREATIVITY AND INTEGRITY

During these shifting times, my Seva is to help folks think and feel on their most pressing topics. I offer Process Popups (every few weeks) and Recorded Visual Coaching Sessions (as my schedule allows). Below is the most recent Process Popup – it was beautifully deep. SESSION VIDEO: SUMMARY: After 10 minutes of meditation (which we always do) we hear… Read more »


Visual Satsang – Private Support for Intense Times

Visual Satsang

Visual Satsang to the rescue! Oh boy, going on two years and our world is still cookin’ … The Early Days: When I started the pro bono Visual Coaching to offer support as the pandemic swept into North America … few of us knew that we’d be in for an extended haul. And that many… Read more »


A NOTE FROM CHRISTINA

Christina Merkley's garden in Metchosin on Vancouver Island with resident Buddha statue

Fall is here in the Pacific Northwest, and with it comes much-welcomed rains, after a fiery summer. In between Zooms with clients and students, I tend my little garden, readying it for winter. I have a bounty of tomatoes and red potatoes, tiny yet delicious. The herbs, chard and radishes should hold up for a… Read more »