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By Reggie Marra, MA, ACC From November 2015 through June 2016 seven “Narrative ‘Tradecraft’” blogs, among diverse other topics on this site, explored Perspective, Imagery, Revision, Metaphor, Diction, Conflict and Rhythm as both elements of writing and tools for living an intentional(ly healing) life. These seven elements first took on
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By Reggie Marra, MA, ACC Some readers may be familiar with one of the many versions of the story of a farmer whose neighbors feel he is the luckiest man they know because of his prized stallion. When the horse jumps the corral and escapes, however, his neighbors are sure
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January 4, 2017 By Joel Kreisberg, DC, ACC The Online Coaching Clinic is a progressive way to watch a master coach working step-by-step with a client in the narrative coaching style. This particular format leads one to deeper understanding of the process, witnessed as first-hand experience. -Dina Saalisi, current student We
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Click Here for More Information Related Post Alameda County Approves Prescription Drug Disposal… An New Law Is Born- The Safe Medication Disposal O… 13,919 pounds were collected and disposed in 2013,… The Department of the Environment releases the “Sa…


We’re here today to talk about our class, “The Foundations of Narrative Health Coaching.”  Reggie, if I were to take this class, what would I be learning in the foundations class? Related Post The Healing Topic – Part 2 The Principles of Narrative Health Coaching Preface to Coaching And Healing
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November 7, 2016 By Reggie Marra, MA, ACC Most of us have heard some version of not criticizing someone else unless we’ve walked a mile in his or her shoes. My experience with this is that it’s been thrown around by so many of us for so long without any
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November 1, 2016 By Joel Kreisberg, DC, ACC “As people become better able to satisfy their desire for comfort, they narrow their range of experience and fall out of practice navigating life’s hardships” -Todd Kashdan and Robert Biswas-Diener Is there a dark side to the urge to make life more comfortable? 
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October 13, 2016 By Joel Kreisberg, DC, ACC The two most common models for healing in medicine are pathogenic and wellness.  The pathogenic model posits healing as the return of health by identifying and removing the inciting cause or pathogenic agent responsible for the destruction of healthy functioning.  Conventional biomedicine
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October 10, 2016 By Reggie Marra, MA, ACC As we in the U.S. move through the presidential debates and closer to election day, the power of story and the need for narrative healing are ever more compelling – here, and around the world. The first two principles of Narrative Health
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With the US Supreme Court’s final decision not to hear the challenge by the drug industry to the Alameda County Safe Drug Disposal Ordinance, the final chapter of this current discussion comes to a close.   “People hold on to drugs and they don’t know what to do with them,” said
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