Monthly Archives: January 2011

empty space

A baby cries. Her busy mother is unable to pick her up – right away. The cry intensifies. It fills the empty space around the infant with a pressing urgency. The mother rushes to finish her chores. The baby whales … Continue reading

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in every moment there is a web of possibility

Subtle Bodies by Dr. Jenni           One can sit silently in their thoughts and write a musical masterpiece, design a magnificent palace, paint a beautiful work of art, invent something miraculous, invite endless amounts of love, happiness, … Continue reading

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What makes a relationship sustainable, connected and enjoyable?

illustration from Soul Mates (www.jennisart.com) I have been seeing couples for over fifteen years in my private practice, the Center for Creative Psychology. During our first session, all couples sit on opposite sides of my couch, their arms crossed, their … Continue reading

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the smallest of creatures

The other day while taking a shower I noticed a small black spider hiding behind the calking, struggling to survive. Any slight splash would end his brief existence, pushing his ever so slight legs into the strong surge of water … Continue reading

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The Race of Innocence

The other day my five year old asked why different people have different colored skin. Ready to give my best answer to this innocent question, she followed by asking, “Why aren’t people’s skin blue, green, purple or red?” Her comment … Continue reading

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Flickers of Gold

In a hurry to leave for my five year old’s friend’s “American Girl” birthday party, I search through my closet for something to wear. I have just finished breastfeeding my three month old,  cleaning up my dogs throw-up (who got … Continue reading

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A party for your angels

A few days ago an old client called inviting me to a unique party that she was having for all of the ‘angels’ who had affected her life. She had contacted a handful of people who, over the years had … Continue reading

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What memories will you leave behind?

Many years ago I had a next door neighbor who lived in the apartment next to mine in Beverly Hills. She was an elderly woman (a.k.a Rosie) who never had any visitors. She had no children, no pets and as … Continue reading

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How do you define the word soul?

Webster’s dictionary defines soul in the following ways: 1 : the immaterial essence, animating principle, or actuating cause of an individual life 2 : the spiritual principle embodied in human beings, all rational and spiritual beings, or the universe 3 … Continue reading

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Life flashes before our eyes

Recently, a client of mine had a scare that she could possibly have cancer. Her diagnosis turned out to be benign however the moments of not knowing whether or not she would be diagnosed with the disease shifted her whole … Continue reading

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