What does Academy has to do with the Red Tent?

Good question! The word 'Academy' always brings to mind research, studiousness, and, yes, an air of a traditional male-based ivory tower. We can trace the Academy origins back to “Plato's school of philosophy, founded approximately 385 BC at Akademia, a sanctuary of Athena, the goddess of wisdom” If Academy was the original school of philosophy, we need to remember that Philosophy [...]

Anti-Aging, Anyone?

Imagine a culture that values Old Age as beautiful: Older people are revered for their beauty since the lines on their faces symbolize Wisdom. Here, old faces are the ideal. The older and more wrinkled a face is -- the higher it ranks on the beauty scale. Younger people in this culture are thought of [...]

Heart Clarity

When I need to get somewhere – I rely on my head. But when I need CLARITY -- I turn to my heart...   Finding a destination on the map, such as a friend's house, a national park, or an office building, requires that I follow a predictable path. A path trodden before by many [...]

Peri-Menopause: Eye Contact with the Unknown

- “I feel terrible,” a client said, “my period used to be so regular, for years & years! Now I skip periods, I bleed for 2 weeks straight, I am irritable, I don't know what to expect...” - “THIS is the nature of Peri-Menopause” I said, admitting the truth of the matter. Peri-Menopause is a [...]