Tag: orphan rescue

FROM FUNKY TO SUNNY

Every few weeks I offer a drop-in Visual Coaching support group to assist with the shift our world is in. Here is the latest one, including summary notes, video, and visual map. Summary: We did our 10 minutes of meditation to set the field. Then checked to see what was present today. Three Self Inquiries… Read more »


ARTIST BEFRIENDS HEAD, HEART & GUT [VISUAL COACHING]

J.C. a Tech Analyst and Artist from Australia raises her hand for Satsang. Through her, we embark on a journey of Self Inquiry through the terrain of hyper-awareness and anger. Into the realm of the three brains: head, heart, and gut. Forging an alliance of tools up and down the spine. Something every artist can benefit from …


HER SIDE AND HIS SIDE

Process Group #13 – 2020 Shifts (July 2, 2020 – Visual Coaching). When one works in groups, especially during the current intensity, the likelihood of triggering is high. In this session triggers quickly occurred between a woman and a man. This session was exceptional as both rose to the occasion and processed their side of… Read more »


SARAH SHIFTS SURVIVAL STRATEGIES

Sarah came of age in a racist family and community. To survive she hide her queer/gay self and became an angry bully…


SPIRIT FAMILY GUIDES LOLA’S ELDER YEARS

[Visual Coaching with Christina Merkley – 2020 #17] Lola is a retired Canadian social worker. The pandemic honed her awareness about vulnerability, loneliness, sibling jealousy and her role as an elder. What started as a Future Self journey morphed into a mediumistic dialogue with deceased parents and grandparents. Who offered perspective on repetitive generational patterns… Read more »


ORPHANS: CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT & VIETNAM

[Visual Coaching with Christina Merkley – 2020 #16]. This was a complex Orphan Rescue session with a retired, female, liberal, boomer, American woman. The present day triggers ranged from riots, masks, social distancing, beaches, lung issues and the euthanasia of her sick pet. And led to inner child and inner adolescent rescues from the Civil… Read more »


ISABEL SEES THEM FIGHT

[Visual Coaching with Christina Merkley – COVID Pandemic #10]. Isabel’s side hussle in Graphic Facilitation was finally starting to pop … then Covid hit. Now she’s stuck with office dynamics that leave her livid yet strangely teary and silent. What’s up? Through Orphan Rescue we discover deep roots in the domestic violence of her adolescence… Read more »


CREATIVITY SACRIFICED AT 9

[Visual Coaching with Christina Merkley – COVID Pandemic #8]. Like many of us Joan has a love/hate relationship with the pandemic lockdown. We found it through her expansion-constriction polarity. Then we discovered a very important Orphan. Her 9 year old self who valiantly (and tragically) sacrificed her creativity (and other fun kid stuff) to fulfill… Read more »


FLIP IT: OUTER VS INNER PRODUCTIVITY

[Visual Coaching with Christina Merkley – COVID Pandemic #6]. Dorothy’s partner (visual skills student of mine) referred her. So glad she did as I personally found this session extraordinary given the spiritual/soul perspective on leadership, identity, status, aging and mobility issues. Poignant example of struggle between what our personality values versus what our soul does.… Read more »


FLIP IT: TRIBAL VOICES

[Visual Coaching with Christina Merkley – COVID Pandemic #5]. Valerie opens with a list of pandemic related triggers, so I select the FLIP IT Good process as the approach. Watch her list out her ‘tribal thoughts’ and then get her Future Self’s help on the flips. Along the way a few Orphan Rescues and Ancestral… Read more »