Charles Benz: Professional Counselor and Coach

Integrative Personal and Spiritual Development Plus Sacred Ceremonies of All Kinds

Archive for the ‘New Beginnings’ Category

Why It’s Called “Practice.’

In my work and in my personal life, more and more I see life itself as a 'Practice.' Just like the term is used by physicians, life in every day...

Restating my Tao

"In merely the lifetime of the Baby Boomers an unparalleled era of global evolution has begun, an entire new epoch or stage of human development.  It is the dynamic evolutionary and...

New “Religion”? A “How to….”

This is a FB message I posted to a Integral friend who wants to see his religion change in line with the maxims of Integral Theory by Ken Wilber.  Wilber's...

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...

But What of the Cause?

I'd long contemplated this question abstractly, as it concerned others who entered the journey of "C."  Now it was real for me to contemplate.  Success in overcoming this adversity I...

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...

“Blades of Glory” : a tale of transformation

"Blades of Glory" is a funny/gross Jungian cartoon in a disturbing but evocative movie.  It is upsetting and  revealing in a good way. A close frined recommneded this movie.  It...