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Luminous Listening: Oxygen for the Psyche

Luminous Listening: Oxygen for the Psyche

When I started treating people with stage fright 25 years ago I didn't set out to teach the finely-calibrated vibration of receptivity that turns out to be the kryptonite to public speaking anxiety. Back then there was little subtlety in my own listening. But I soon...

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The Synergy of Passion and Presence

The Synergy of Passion and Presence

Recently I provided a public speaking class for a program within Terra Linda High School focused on "developing socially responsible, ecologically literate, and economically aware leaders for the next generation." The experience proved to be a turning point in my own...

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The Gift of Stage Fright

The Gift of Stage Fright

We come into this world as fully expressive bundles of divine energy, but as relational beings we need our divinity mirrored back in order for us to fulfill our unique expression on earth. After our physiological and safety needs are met, our need for belonging...

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