Post Election by Johanna Hays, Psy.D

On November 9, 2016, the United States of America awoke to the realization that our next president would be Donald Trump, and this news changed me. I suddenly saw the world from an altered [...]

Recognizing Our One Humanity – A Message from Esalen President Gordon Wheeler

Recognizing Our One Humanity – A Message from Esalen President Gordon Wheeler Many of us in this season are living in a state of numbness or grief from the bruising events of this election cycle [...]

Making Sense of the Election by Dana C. White, PhD

Photography by Andrew D. White Making Sense of the Election ______ Dana C. White, PhD As we learn from Joseph Campbell, myths provide orientation – they are ways to make sense of things that [...]

Dr. Lauren Costine Addresses LGBT Election Blues (AUDIO)

In this exclusive audio interview Emmy Winner Charlotte Robinson host of OUTTAKE VOICES™ talks with Dr. Lauren Costine a leading clinical psychologist, author, educator and activist whose [...]

Trump. Prisons. Kids…and You by Harry Grammer

Trump. Prisons. Kids…and You. As I sat in my living room over a year ago watching the local network news I began flipping through channels looking for something that did not remind me of the [...]

To and From the Soul’s Hall by Francis Weller

Embrace your grief, for there your soul will grow. —Carl Jung Grief both acknowledges what has been lost and ensures that we don’t forget what we must remember. We are gathered in a room, [...]

The sun has set on the election, but tomorrow the sun will rise, and we will still be here – Julia Hamilton

Many years ago, the Rev. Dr. Cornel West said, “I cannot be an optimist but I am a prisoner of hope.” This sums up my feelings right now about the next few years. I cannot be an optimist – I am [...]

Activism as an Antidote – New Energy for 5WCW The Million Women March • Jean Shinoda Bolen, MD

Activism as an Antidote – New Energy for 5WCW The Million Women March The election results came in. Hillary was not to be our next president. My heart hurt. I waited to hear Hillary’s [...]

20 Tips to Release Stress and Heal Trauma after this #&*^@ Election

Friends, The stress and trauma of this election cycle — and fears for the future — are real. Many are enduring abuse now in their daily lives. All of us are trying to metabolize a [...]

The Election: Of Hate, Grief, and a New Story by Charles Einstein

The Election: Of Hate, Grief, and a New Story Normal is coming unhinged. For the last eight years it has been possible for most people (at least in the relatively privileged classes) to believe [...]

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