Why Rituals Work: Scientific American

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There are real benefits to rituals, religious or otherwise

Jacqueline Freeman‘s insight:

Rituals are effective in helping us set an intention.  Having an intention brings our focus back to the present moment- dropping emotional weight from the past and/or keeping us from flinging it into the future.

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About "Rites O'Passage Ceremony & Coaching

Sheherezade using stories to transform the wounded and vengeful Sultan in 1001 Nights is my inspiration to fold stories and folktales into my coaching practice at Rites O'Passage I taught writing, literature, and women's studies for 13 years and got my start coaching as an academic coach at a medical school. "Women Who Run With the Wolves" stayed on my reading list pretty much the entire time I taught, and coaching gives me the opportunity to hold the classes and workshops I always dreamed of-- using archetypes for emotional alchemy

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