“D” is for Denial

Happy February! This month we celebrate many things: Ground Hog Day, Super Bowl, Mardi Gras, Valentine’s Day, Presidents Day; the month honors Black History and is the 56th Heart Month meaning it’s time to do heart supportive activities like reducing stress with meditation or yoga, eating healthy, getting your steps in, and practicing random acts … Read more

“C” is for Courage

Winter has finally arrived here in Flagstaff, Arizona and despite the nightmare traffic situation it produced, most of us are happy to see this much snow on our mountain high desert. There is a feeling of gratitude and relief; the moisture so desperately needed is here to nourish the land, ponderosa pines, wildlife, and our … Read more

“B” is for Beauty

As a writer, I enjoy the process of playing with words to create beauty. I write Haiku poetry and prose that I don’t typically share widely. In exploring my love of writing and hesitancy to share, I recently stumbled across Julia McCutchen’s website. She is an intuitive coach, mentor, and author with a focus on … Read more

“A” is for Awareness

When I wrote the introduction for this project, “A is for Awareness” just leapt onto the page as if it were a conscious and premeditated plan. It was not! When I think of “A” words for wellness, I think of apple, acceptance, achievement, adaptability. So many “A” words that can bring the idea of wellness … Read more

A,B,C’s for Living Well

It’s been a long time since I have tackled blogging, years, actually. The breakneck pace and roller coaster reasons as to why it has taken me so long to get back to writing is in the past. I am excited to get on with a fresh start. I recently re-watched the movie, Julie & Julia … Read more

Bone Dance Countdown!

Bone Dance 2013 will feature 8 Great Live AuctionItems and a small Silent Auctionwith 4 Rock and Roll autographed memorabilia items to WOW the collector in you! Hint:  there will be vinyl and a string instrument! Our Table Captains have been busy filling seats and the first deadline for Gala reservations is next Wednesday, October … Read more

Celebrations of Life

Greetings everyone, Robert and I are taking a vacationfrom August 18thuntil September 3rdto celebrate 20 years of happy marriage! See you all in September and remember to celebrate life every day. Love, Aleia Our second Death Caféwas held last Saturday and it was, again, a wonderful celebration of life! We had 30 reservations; 18 new … Read more

Mid Summer News

Further Shore is hosting another Death Café on August 10th from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Federated Church in Flagstaff (400 W. Aspen on the corner of Sitgreaves and Aspen). Reservations are limited to 30 people and we are close to that goal. If you would like to attend, please RSVP by calling 928-525-2910 or on Facebook in the “Event” section. Everyone at … Read more

Death Cafe and Other News

Further Shore Summer Programs and retreats are in full swing. Bridging the Gap will be offered just once this season (the first week in August). Holding Space is a three hour workshop to help you deepen your understanding true presence. There are several dates to choose from. Five Wishes Coaching sessions are available by appointment withMeg Leander. Inquire about Renewal Retreats at Wayne’s House. … Read more