A Fall from Grace – Part 3

I’ve told my story fairly frequently…how, although I’ve always known that I was gay, I didn’t come out until I was in my late thirties. For many years I tried not  to be gay, because the world that I lived in (the world of conservative...

A Fall from Grace – Part 2

This week’s blog is Part 2 in a series entitled, “Fall from Grace.” In this episode, Lynn Sumida talk about a variety of scenarios where we, as adults, may have experienced what we’re calling a Fall from Grace. It might be the loss of a job, an...

A Fall from Grace – Part 1

Have you ever experienced a “fall from grace?” It can be very painful, and its effects far reaching. Regardless of the stage of life in which it occurs, it can be truly difficult to navigate, and the impact that it has can last a lifetime. In this episode,...

Are Your Loves Out of Order?

No, we’re not asking if they’re broken… rather, have they somehow been mixed up a bit? This week Lynn Sumida talks about what happens when we let what’s really important to us shift around, and maybe get neglected. We think it’s a much...

How to Overcome Overwhelm

Ever feel overwhelmed? Paralyzed, and not knowing what to do, or what to do first? In this episode, Lynn offers three simple strategies for moving forward and breaking through the “Overwhelm...

Fear: The Obstacle to Opportunity

There are occasions in life for each of us in which we’re presented with truly amazing opportunities. And it’s easy to see the possibilities, isn’t it? It’s easy to get excited and engage the ‘dream machine’ inside our minds and let...

How to Overcome Shame – Part 1

Lynn Sumida and Paul Johnson continue the conversation about the impact that shame has on our daily lives. We hope that you’ll take a few minutes and check it out! Also, please feel free to share this post on your favourite social media...

The Brain, the Gut and Contraband

In this episode, Lynn Sumida continues the discussion about the undeniable link between our guts and our brains. This unfolding understanding has significant potential for the ways that we help people find wholeness, strength and well being. The video is about 7...