Category: Notes From Christina

A Note From Christina

Geez the summer is flying by. I feel like I get up, walk the dog, do some writing and reading, then the day is gone. The days are flying past. And I still have A LOT to do before the fall season of classes and coaching starts. No rest for the wicked I suppose! In… Read more »

A Note From Christina Merkley

Well, that’s a weird title for an eZine eh!? What the heck is “Primordial Energy Activation and Transcendence” or P.E.A.T. for short? Well, besides being a mouthful … it’s a fascinating modality I’ve been learning and the subject of this issue’s article (see further down in the eZine). I just officially wrapped my long season… Read more »


Summer is flowing along nicely here in surprisingly sunny Victoria, British Columbia. This is the time of year that I get to decompress a bit. Long dog walks with JJ in the mornings before I sit down in front of the computer to get some long awaited research, writing and curriculum development done. Then outside… Read more »

A Note From Christina

Christina Merkley

Whew, that was a LONG run … January through June is my longest season. Not only am I running classes, but I took a few this season too. I LOVE what I do but running a little school and keeping up with the latest for my SHIFT-IT coaching practice is hard work! I thoroughly enjoyed… Read more »

A Note From Christina

Christina Merkley's Graphic Recording Demo

This issue of The SHIFT-IT eZine is a tad tardy … because most of the last two weeks have been filled with prep and fulfillment of our in-person visual skills trainings: Fundamentals of Interactive-Visuals and Magic Marker Retreat. I LOVE leading these workshops and its fun to do them back-to-back for those who want to… Read more »

A Note From Christina

Oh it’s been an interesting couple of weeks for those of us interested in process work. So many issues in our world are bubbling to the surface, hopefully as part of the process of working things out to a better, higher vibe place. I’m so optimistic about where we might be headed, but the terrain… Read more »

A Note From Christina

How are you holding up during these activating and accelerating times we are in? I’m deep into contemplating the state of our world and what the heck is going on. And, given that larger context, how best to direct my attention, skills and time?! The crazy financial systems (how DOES another trillion dollars go missing?!).… Read more »