Charles Benz: Professional Counselor and Coach

Integrative Personal and Spiritual Development Plus Sacred Ceremonies of All Kinds

Archive for the ‘All Articles’ Category

What do I share with Trump?

New book I just read, "Trump and a Post-Truth World," by Ken Wilber. Integral insight.   Wilber: it's in a developmental stage of "Boomeritis" that DJT expresses his generation, the...

Shooting? What shooting?

@ the occasion of the 11/6/2017 Texas church massacre....   Shooting? What shooting? My perspective on this is through the two main and conflicted views of this deadly event in...

Healing: One Year Out

It is one year now since I was first suspected, then biopsied to prove I had HPV cancer.  My healing was accomplished with hospital science and medicine, coaching from a...

“Religion Tomorrow” and You.

As a professional "mythologizer" and Integral shaman I affirm humans as creatures who tell and resonate deeply to stories.  They usually come written with deep poetic, metaphoric or allegoric meanings...

Coaching My “Uninvited Guest”

Relating to the serious issue of cancer lately, on a thread I follow on FaceBook, a friend asked the rhetorical question, "When is a tumor just a tumor?"  The answer, "When...

What’s Important. The “C” Word.

Re "C".   The "C" stands for cancer but I eschew it s=use. I wish not to empower its ability to frighten and disturb people, or myself. Of course it depends...

Entrance Upon a Journey

Entrance was obtained through first ignoring a sore throat for several months.  Then when its persistence bothered me I went to an Urgent Care clinic. Strep infection was eliminated quickly.  I was...

Revisited

It's been quite a while.  I'm back -- to write. To answer the question: how does one tell a story revisited, backwards.  I might have chronologed this passage through its...

Say “Hi” to your Dragon?”

Walt Disney was a person in touch with his "Inner Child," that psychological concept made popular back in the 80's. Disney Corp to this day keeps churning out movies made of myth...

Birthdays.

Mine is today.  The number doesn't matter. A friend reminded me yesterday I might treat my "arrival anniversary" as a New Years Day - a day to reflect and make plans, goals,...