New 4-week personal writing groups planned especially for this season will meet each Thursday in November (skipping Thanksgiving) from 3 to 5 in the afternoon OR from 6 to 8 in the evening.  Tuition is $175.  To register, email [email protected] with “November Writing” in the subject line.  Credit Cards are accepted online. These groups are often…

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If you are curious about what makes you tick, what your basic nature is or how you may find your best personal self, your options may seem to be plentiful.  But many are far less helpful than others.  In my quick online search for personality tests, Google produced over 23 million personality tests in just…

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September 13 through October 18, 2018 (Limited to 7 Participants in Each Group) Afternoons 3 to 5 or Evenings 6 to 8 each Thursday $225 Credit Online or Check-Cash first session 1703 Richland Street – Columbia, SC Wholistic Therapy & Coaching Center of the Midlands What Participants Say about Susan’s Groups ….. “The people were everything…

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Haiku is simple enough for young children but complicated and intuitive enough to engage people of all ages and across cultures. Haiku’s very short form consisting of only three lines may appear trite or non-sensical.  But if that were so, it would not have endured for centuries and continue to be written in many languages…

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Writing for one’s self can be awfully important, but sometimes it isn’t easy. As soon as you tell yourself you’re going to write, grab your pen and paper and prepare to write, all of those incredible thoughts you had vanish. Even many well-known writers report suffering from writer’s block when faced with a blank page.  They may…

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Dream Work Express – Offered through the Therapeutic Writing Institute, January 18 through March 14, 2018 Online Class – Work at your own pace. In this class, we will use the spontaneity and variety of expressive arts techniques created especially for dream work. Don’t interpret or judge your dreams, but accommodate and cherish the contradictory messages…

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“Realize everything is connected to everything else.”    – Leonardo da Vinci Of all the journaling techniques I’ve tried, my favorite may be the most effective, as well as the fastest jumpstart for generating new ideas – the cluster. Creative writers, business group leaders, teachers, and psychotherapists, among others, use clustering as a powerful way…

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New Year Resolve The time has come To stop allowing the clutter To clutter my mind Like dirty snow, Shove it off and find Clear time, clear water. Time for a change, Let silence in like a cat who has sat at my door Neither wild nor strange Hoping for food from my store And…

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