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How to Lose Friends and Alienate People

Remember the Dale Carnegie book How to Win Friends and Influence People? I wonder if this relentlessly positive author ever considered writing a book from the opposite perspective, like How to NOT Lose Friends and...

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Benefits of the Enneagram Part 1: Self-Awareness

SELF UNDERSTANDING THROUGH THE ENNEAGRAM

I recently uncovered another gem from one of my favorite Enneagram books, The Modern Enneagram, by Berghoef and Bell. In this concise, yet brilliant book, they describe the benefits of...

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What Role Do You Play in Your Family?

You can pick your friends and intimate partners, but you can't pick your family.

What does the Enneagram have to say about the role each type typically takes in their family?

In my newest (and currently favorite) Enneagram book...

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Parenting and the Enneagram

Elizabeth Wagele is the author of several illustrated Enneagram books including The Enneagram Made Easy and the The Enneagram of Parenting. Here are the parenting gifts, pitfalls and self-correction practices she suggests for...

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Which Way is Up, and Which Way is Down?

The Path Forward, and Backward

Once we know our "home base Enneagram type," a wealth of incredibly useful dynamism opens up for us, including our path of development into greater psychological health, and our path of...

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Healing Your Personality Type through Enneagram Transformations

The Enneagram is a personality type system that illuminates nine patterns of how people see the world, behave and manage their emotions, as well as what they seek (are motivated by) and their deepest fears and desires. While the...

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Thinking Kills Kirtan

For years I've wanted to create t-shirts with the words "Thinking Kills Kirtan" emblazoned across the front. The phrase came out of our Level 2 (Learn to Share Kirtan with Others) group intensives we ran multiple times per...

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A Quick Way to Get Clarity on Your Enneagram Type

While the Enneagram is an ancient teaching, it’s brand new to many of us in the West. When we encounter this fun, and amazingly useful, teaching for the first time, our number one priority is gaining clarity around which...

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Categories of Sacred Chant

Folks are often confused about the relationship between Kirtan and sacred chant. Here are a few insights...

1. Sacred chant is a broader category than Kirtan. Robert Gass's Chanting: Discovering Spirit in Sound, is a great look...

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New Music: Chants for Challenging Times

kirtan education Jan 01, 2021

CHANTS FOR CHALLENGING TIMES

Mike Cohen’s voice is a grounding force of granite lined with velvet.”

The past four years, during which Chants for Challenging Times was composed, recorded, and now released, have...

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