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We had a great first STWSocial event yesterday! Thank you to all of those who came out and spent your Sunday afternoon with us. We are so happy to share STW with you and to have you in our community. A BIG thank you to our speakers and volunteers. More STWSocials to come soon!  

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Ancestral Forgiveness by Nancy McCrumb   Alright, I’m trying to feel feelings without self judgement. I actually had a decent shot at this round of nontraditional treatment since I was so blown away by my last experiment. (If you missed it I did a blog about the Radical Aliveness Program in November). For this adventure in alternative therapy I hitched a ride with the founder of Serve the Warrior, Julia Decker, down south to check out John Newton’s Ancestral Forgiveness Healing. John believes this is the most fundamental step in restoring well-being, for our life and our lineage. His techniques include forgiveness work, Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) and Breath Work.   We had a great drive and it was a rather nice trip down memory lane for me, as the center hosting John’s seminar was just south of good old … Continue reading

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THE FLYING GUINEA PIG – Radical Aliveness

Nancy Takes a Risk by Nancy McCrumb   I’m not one for feeling feelings in general, let alone with a room full of strangers as an audience, so to say that I was trepidatious walking into the Radical Aliveness group session would be akin to saying MMA is a bit of a contact sport. I try my best to be receptive when approaching anything that will potentially help keep my PTSD on an even and manageable keel, however a childhood where crying was weakness and you got swatted with a newspaper til you quit flinching makes it easier to just write off all alternative therapies as “hippy dippy flower child bullshit” (thanks for that colorful turn of phrase, Dad). So, it was with a somewhat open mind that I went to the community night at Radical Aliveness in Santa Monica … Continue reading

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