Tag: shift-it

A NOTE FROM CHRISTINA

A Note from Christina header image of massive brussel sprout plant in her garden

Time is flying. Literally. Isn’t it incredible how everything is accelerating of late?! Another month has flown by. Sooooooo much is happening. Personally, and for the world. What an incredible time that our souls have chosen to partake and participate in! And while fascinating, also terrifying and heartbreaking too. Each day I’m being taught anew… Read more »


A NOTE FROM CHRISTINA

A Note From Christina over two loves: a stack of books and her pup Presley

End of summer here in North America. I adore summer … I prefer to take all of August off. Since Covid began, I haven’t really been able to do that. So, it was a partial month off at least, which was still pretty good. We have a glorious woodsy backyard, with various hangouts, depending on… Read more »


A NOTE FROM CHRISTINA

A note from christina merkley banner with yin yang symbol against photo of forest floor and large dropped maple leaf

When I was 25, back when I was an admin assistant to a busy politician, I got the one and only tattoo I have … a yin/yang symbol. Funny enough, I placed it over my right kidney. When I donated that kidney a few years later, the surgeon chose to do a diagonal incision, to… Read more »


A NOTE FROM CHRISTINA

A note from Christina title shot against the dark red leaves in her garden with tall fir trees behind

Another month has flown by, therefore time for another eZine. I had Heather Stone, a wonderful photographer, come for a shoot. To update photos, given my office has gone through some changes. I left the art cooperative I was in, due to irreconcilable differences (no thank you to municipal politics) and am back in my… Read more »


A NOTE FROM CHRISTINA

red tulips and grape hyacinth in bloom in a lovely rusted old clawfoot tub

Spring has just sprung here in beautiful British Columbia, Canada – yippee! So nice to get outdoors and move my body. Give a counterbalance to all the sitting at computers and drawing tablets. Celebrated Chanel Monk’s (my crypto co-host) birthday by going dirt biking recently. Haha, what fun! Turns out the main clientele for Dirt… 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: Estelle Gibson, CPA

Estelle Gibson, Certified Visual Coach

Estelle has used my Visual Skills Courses including Visual Coach Certification in her powerful work regarding financial dependence and abuse. With over 38 years of professional experience as a CPA, she’s worked with individuals and companies ranging in size from small privately-owned businesses to Fortune 500 companies across various industries. As a Financial, Business and… Read more »


A Note From Christina:

Note from Christina merkley exploring Vancouver Island British Columbia

I hope you and yours are doing ok during these shift times. As I draw thoughts and feelings out of folks from across the world, I see a lot of different circumstances. Some are having the best of times. Some are having the worst of times. And the majority, like myself, are somewhere in between. Our… Read more »


GRADUATE SPOTLIGHT – Clare North:

Visual coach certification graduate Clare north

I am pleased to announce the Certified Visual Coach® graduation of Clare North of United Kingdom! Clare and I first connected in my Fundamentals of Working Visually course, when she was learning and implementing Graphic Facilitation techniques into her work as an internal I.T. transformation leader in a multinational biotech firm. Helping internal groups be… Read more »


SEVA – FREE COMMUNITY SERVICE:

Seva community service online coaching and support with Christina merkley

Seva (pronounced say-va) is a Sanskrit word for service. The spiritual practice of selfless service and the desire to uplift and assist people, giving help and compassion to others with no thought of what is to gain or what is to be lost by doing so. Below are my two complimentary seva services. Free. Open… Read more »