Category: Visual Skills

anything having to do with visual skills, graphic facilitation, graphic recording, (working visually with groups and organizations).

Process Popup #26: December 30, 2020 [Visual Coaching]

A: SELF INQUIRY: PEGGY MEETS TIRED Peggy is tired (something many can relate to). The duality of ‘do’ and ‘rest’ lives in her shoulders.  An opening occurs and sleep beckons however an Orphan pops up. An inner child who equates sleep with sickness – no thank you.  Sleep can in fact keep you/us from sick. … Read more »


Three Courageous Women Do Self Inquiry During These Intense Times

25A: MY SERVICE WORK DOESN’T PAY ENOUGH Process PopUp #25A: The free Process PopUps seem to be morphing into a Satsang structure, at least this one did. We began with 10 minutes of Meditation to connect with stillness for our nervous systems. Then 3 rounds of Self Inquiries. Here’s Laurie as she sits with her… Read more »


Our Frenetic Minds

A dear ol’ friend, Jeannie, post this on her Facebook page.  Over  20 years ago  I worked for a super duper Vision Team from American Institute of CPAs with her, back in my days with The Grove Consultants. Social media of course being a double edged sword. However its the useful and truly social side… Read more »


Another Productive Morning At The Wall.

Another productive morning with Mo Dawson at the wall. Today I drew out the content of his life (to demo live spontaneously created work). And then sat back as he added more illustrations and colour to my base. His homework is to study module 6 (formats) and module 10 (facilitation with visual templates) in my Home… Read more »


My Growing Wall

In between Covid restrictions, I got a photographer into my studio lair. Behind me is some of the Visual Coaching I’ve done this year to assist people with the pandemic and all the other challenges that this time in history brings: racism, family strife, polarization,  lost jobs, economic instability, etc. I’m doing a lot of… Read more »


BIRDS EYE OF MY RECENT WORK

At My Digital Station

Fifteen years ago, I had to make a decision about the naming of my practice. It was between Graphic Coach and SHIFT-IT Coach. I chose the latter. At the time, I wasn’t sure if I had made the right decision.  Now I know I did. I chose SHIFT-IT Coach as I felt it had greater… Read more »


Process Pop-Up #24: Susan and Denise Do Self Inquiry

24A:  WAIT & WORRY FOR C-19 TEST RESULTS Process PopUp#24A: Susan’s brother tests positive after a family gathering. Now she and her whole family await their results. Parallel process as she meets worry, her responsibility as a nurse, and her identity as one who likes to follow the rules. And how her chest held the… Read more »


Speak – Even If Not Popular

[Visual Coaching with Christina Merkley – 2020 #37]. Soji is in humanitarian health. It’s his 2nd pandemic. He was there for Ebola, now he’s on C-19. Separated from his family for 6 months. Listen in on the big shift to innovative solutions via technology. And his professional dilemma to speak up even if not popular.… Read more »


The Good and the Scary About Tech

A few years ago I wrote a blog post with some musings around technology and its impact on Process Professionals (those of us who do process work of various kinds with groups and/or individuals). Now with the Covid-19 pandemic … the rate of speed of adaption of tech for regular citizens is accelerating.  What I… Read more »


Process PopUp #23: Wise Consciousness Drawn Out Via Self Inquiry

Process Group #22A & 22 B – 2020 Shifts (October 20, 2020 – Visual Coaching). RETREAT TO RECONNECT Process PopUp#22A: Yiely works in Canadian healthcare.  She wonders how to best support herself, coworkers, and clients. We go straight to consciousness to get answers. Through a field with a black hole, she encounters supportive beings …… Read more »