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Announcing Summer Shadow Support Group *USING THE GIFTS OF OUR SHADOW* Starting Thursday July 25 thru August 29th, 7 to 9 pm, Sigh up Now

Posted in Authentic Self, Discovering Your Shadow, Inner Wisdom, Personal Growth, Self Awareness, Self Discovery, Self Healing, Self Improvement, Shadow, Shadow Work with tags , , on June 29, 2013 by Carolyn Winkler

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Join me for this life changing 6 weeks Support Group.  This is some of the most powerful work you will ever do.  Based on my training with Debbie Ford and my experience developing Affirmative Innergetics I gift to you the techniques of integrating your Shadow and how that frees up a lot of energy not available to you now.  We will dive deep in to the basement and bring up exactly what you need.  I promise this support group will change your life.  Come and learn to explore the following and integrate the strengths you discover back into your life. Here’s what we will cover each week.

Learn what exactly is the Shadow and How Does it Work?
How do you find your Shadows gift and how this helps you?
What is my Story and how does it trap me?
What would you need to be wrong about to have what you want in life?
Who do I blame for the conditions in my life?
How many years have I been using these excuses?

Class is held 6 Thursday evenings starting July 25th ending August 29th, from 7 to 9, at my studio in North Portland. Cost is $30 each meeting for a total of $180, paid at time you sign up.  Group is limited to 9 so we have plenty of time to work on personal issues.

One of the most important things you will ever do is work with your Shadows. This often misunderstood part of us is a huge key to our happiness but is seldom addressed. It is key to knowing how to handle upsets when they come along.

So bring what ever is bothering you it can be turned around to be come one of your greatest strengths. Whether it is a person that drives you crazy and you can’t stand, some awful situation that keeps happening no matter how much you try to avoid it or something that you always wanted but never seem to get. These are the problems we will work on each week.

I promise you will uncover the gifts these Shadow parts hold for you and integrate them back into your life. It is not that you will become this Shadow  you have hidden away but will be free to use it’s strengths.

To register or ask questions please email me at carolyn_winkler@comcast.net. or call 503 734-6516. I will add you to the list and let you know the rest of the materials you will need to bring. Look forward to doing this wonderful work with you and teaching you these techniques.

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SUMMER INTUITIVE PAINTING WEEKEND: Harnessing and Riding the Metaphors of Life for Deeper Understanding of IMAGINATION-your Mind, INTUITION-your Body and AUTHENTICITY-Yourself. July 23-24, 2011 at my studio in Portland Oregon.

Posted in Art, Art Books, Art Therapy, Art Workshops, Authentic Creativity, Authentic Self, Creativity, Discovering Your Shadow, Inner Journeys, intuition, Intuitive Painting, Intuitive Painting Therapy, Self Awareness, Self Discovery, Shamanic Art on June 17, 2011 by Carolyn Winkler

POWER PAINTING PROCESS – INTUITIVE PAINTING WEEKENDS: Harnessing and riding the wild Metaphors of Life is an amazing Personal Journey of Self Discovery Using Paint. July 23-24, 2011 at my studio in Portland Oregon.

Anyone can do this, no previous experience required, if you can hold a paint brush you can paint. Beginning artists and professionals alike benefit from this weekend because it is about the skill of being authentic in your art. We all ride different horses and take different paths what we need to discover is our unique creativity and destiny and that is our deepest self. This Power Painting Process is designed to do just that. So join us on this journey into your deeper self to discover your center and be stronger in your life. You will take these lessons out into your world and make it a better place. Whenever we are authentic it inspires everything else.

I look forward to guiding you on your journey and providing all the tack. Just wear old clothes you can get paint on, all art materials are supplied. You bring a sack lunch for both days and any personal snacks. There is garden with a labyrinth for you to walk and lots of space to kick up your heals and be wild. This is a letting go of rules time and running free. So leave your responsibilities behind as you saddle up your steed. We are in for a wonderful ride through our imagination, intuition and our deep authentic self. Meet you at the stable door.

To buy my e-book INTUITIVE PAINTING: Art to Empower your life and see paintings and testimonials from former students go to www.powerpaintingprocess.com.

To register for the limited 8 spaces email me right away and I will add you to the list go to info@spiritmaskjourneys.com

The Workshop runs two full days, Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm. It is held at my Studio, in Portland, Oregon. All you have to do is wear old comfortable clothes you can get paint on, bring a sack lunch, have an open heart and a curious mind and I will do the rest. Absolutely no experience necessary, you already have everything you need. All inspiration and art materials supplied.

Cost is $160 and includes all art supplies. Class is limited to 10 people so everyone has personal attention and lots of time to paint.
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If you are from out of town here is a list of good places to stay.

THANKS Look forward to riding with you.

*BEFRIENDING YOUR SHADOW* New Weekly Study Group – Starts Thursday Feb 11 – Mar 12, 2010

Posted in Authentic Self, Class, Creative Ways to Empopwer Your Life, Depression, Discovering Your Shadow, Healing, Inner Wisdom, Personal Growth, Self Awareness, Self Discovery, Self Healing, Self Help, Shadow, Support Group for Women with tags , , , , , on January 11, 2010 by Carolyn Winkler

DISCOVERING THE GIFTS OF YOUR SHADOW WEEKLY STUDY GROUP

This is a study group for you to befriend your shadows by taking whatever person or situation is bothering or disgusting you the most and turning it into the gift you need.

Once you understand what that is, and how you can benefit from it, it transforms and you are no longer bothered or disturbed and can now use it in your life. You can never have complete peace until you learn to do this.

Based on the work of Debbie Ford and her book “The Dark Side of The Light Chasers,” we will study how our Shadow helps us become who we are and holds the gifts to empower our lives. Discovering your shadows and its gifts is probably the most freeing experience you can have. As Debbie Ford describes it, “Imagine trying to hold a beach ball under water, how much energy that takes and when it gets loose it pops up and hits you in the face.” This is how your Shadow works, it is always there trying to give you the balance your life needs and pops up to hit you until you finely get the message your life needs.

Group meets weekly, Thursday evenings 7 to 9 pm or afternoons 1 to 3, for 6 weeks. Cost is $35 dollars per week, can be paid weekly or at beginning of group. Group meets at my studio in North Portland. Group is limited to 8 people.

Please check my website http://www.spiritmaskjourneys.com for more information. To register please email me and be sure to include the afternoon or evening time you prefer.

NEW *FINDING THE GIFTS IN YOUR SHADOW SUPPORT GROUP FOR WOMEN* Now forming – Starts October 8th

Posted in Class, Consciousness, Creative Ways to Empopwer Your Life, Discovering Your Shadow with tags , , , on September 13, 2008 by Carolyn Winkler

DISCOVERING THE GIFTS OF YOUR SHADOW AND TRANSFORMING YOUR LIFE
– Support Group

Discovering your Shadow allows you to find the wholeness you do not allow yourself to have. Knowing your Shadow helps you to access and integrate hidden strengths and gifts you carry hidden inside. Have no doubt these Shadows are completely hidden and the only way you discover them is by being upset with or admiring others. Working with your Shadow helps you find the meaning in the disturbances in your life and then transform them in to knowing yourself and having more compassion for yourself and others.

Based on the work of Ken Wilber’s Integral 3-2-1 process and Debbie Ford’s book “The Dark Side of The Light Chasers,” we will study how our Shadow helps us become who we are and holds the gifts to transform our lives. Each week in this small group setting we will have the opportunity to explore what is disturbing us and discover the gift these disturbances hold for living our life. This is a safe, open, non-judgmental space to experience together this process.

The Shadow is a term coined by the psychologist Carl Jung to explain the parts of us that we keep hidden from ourselves. These are the parts that we determined were not acceptable and so we buried them deep in our subconscious so we could be the opposite, the person we think is acceptable and good and we are proud to be. This can lock up our soul and keep us from living to our full potential.

Discovering your shadows and the gifts they have for you is probably the most freeing experience you can have. Imagine trying to hold a beach ball under water, how much energy that takes and when it gets loose it pops up and hits you in the face. This is how your Shadow works, it is always there trying to give you the balance your life needs and pops up to hit you until you finely get the message your life needs.

This study group helps you discover the beauty and gifts in your Shadow and to accept and welcome them into your life. This is about finding peace and freeing energy you have been wasting holding yourself down. It is not that you will become the terrible shadow you are hiding but that by knowing and accepting it is a part of you, you will be more accepting and compassionate with yourself and all the people in your life.

Group meets weekly, Wednesday evenings 7 to 9 pm or afternoons 1 to 3, for 6 weeks. Cost is $35 dollars per week, can be paid weekly or at beginning of group. Group meets at my studio in North Portland. Please check my blog for current schedule.

To register or ask questions email info@spiritmaskjourneys.com
Or Call 503 734-6516