Answering the Call

Like Coyote in the story from last week, a person who refuses to answer the Call to Adventure has little or no confidence in themselves. When you have received the call, you stand at a crossroads. You have a choice. You are free to choose to continue to refuse the Call to Adventure. Such a refusal means staying in the […]

Refusal of the Call

The Refusal of the Call happens when the pain of changing is greater than the pain of staying the same. The People went in search of Coyote to ask him to go on a quest to find a new place for the People. Chief Buffalo sent Brother Eagle and Sister Cougar to find him. They came upon Coyote playing in […]

Characteristics of Shamanism

Shamanism is known throughout most indigenous cultures of the world. The word shaman itself comes from the Evenk language (Tungusic) of North Asia, and originally meant, “one who knows,” so a shaman is a wise person. The word itself is North Asian in origin, but most primal cultures had some sort of concept of the shaman, even though they might […]

Creating Your Reality

Creating your reality is a process that happens on a day-to-day basis. We all create our own reality through our assumptions and our perceptions. Our assumptions about life influence our perceptions. Taken as a whole, all our perceptions add up to our own version of reality. If your assumption is that the world is flat, how would that influence your […]

The Call to Adventure

Coyote’s Call to Adventure In the time of the beginning, the People had come up out of the ground during the first spring. They had never lived on the earth before, so everything was new to them. The Sun was warm, and the land was abundant. They went about their business through the first spring and summer, never planning for […]

NEW! MBE Therapist Certification Program!

Target Audience: Mental Health Professionals; Professional Counselors & Therapists This MBE Therapist program is entirely self-paced with no start or end date and may be completed entirely online. Once you begin you will have two years from the date of purchase of the course to complete the course materials. Be informed when new courses are added by subscribing to the […]

NEW COURSE! Mindfulness-Based Ecotherapy in Clinical Practice

Includes a pdf copy of the textbook, Mindfulness-Based Ecotherapy in Clinical Practice Target Audience: Mental Health Professionals Online Home Study Continuing Education Hours: 40 (forty) Course Description This Mindfulness-Based Ecotherapy in Clinical Practice Course is one of three courses required for certification as a Mindfulness-Based Ecotherapist, as well as a stand-alone course for those interested in integrating the skills of […]

NOW AVAILABLE: MBE in Clinical Practice Textbook!

This is the long-awaited textbook for the upcoming NEW Mindfulness-Based Ecotherapy Certification Program! CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO PURCHASE This textbook provides a comprehensive guide to Mindfulness-Based Ecotherapy that integrates mindfulness practices with nature-based therapy techniques, offering insights and practical tools for mental health professionals looking to enrich their therapeutic approaches with mindfulness and ecotherapy. Here is a step-by-step guide […]

The Monomyth

The Monomyth was the creation of Joseph Campbell, who was an American mythologist best known for his works and lectures in comparative mythology and comparative religion. His personal philosophy is often summarized in the phrase, “Follow your bliss.” One of his areas of study was the archetypal nature of world mythologies. He noted that myths from around the world followed […]

The Way of the Coyote

The Way of the Coyote is about the path of ecospirituality. Last week we talked about the emerging “dark green religion.” What is ecospirituality, and what does it have to do with a dark green religion? The original meaning of the word “spiritual” comes from the Latin spiritus, which means, “to breathe.” So originally, that which was spiritual was simply […]