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Santa Rosa Life Coach Patty Bechtold writes about shadow work and opening to light and shadow, wiselifetherapy.com

Opening to Light and Shadow

Lately I’ve been swimming in light and shadow. It all started about three weeks ago, just as we were approaching the spring equinox, the sun hovering above the equator, day and night equal length. I couldn’t help noticing that the arrival of spring presents us with a gentle invitation to pause and explore the paradox…

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Free live virtual springtime retreat on March 18, 2019 at 5pm. Hosted by Santa Rosa life coach & psychotherapist Patty Bechtold. www.wiselifetherapy.com

Free live virtual springtime retreat: You’re invited!

You’re invited to a virtual springtime retreat: Writing into the Rhythms of Spring. And I’m delighted to be teaming up again with my dear friend, author and writing coach Charlotte Rains Dixon . The metaphor of spring renewal almost never fails to energize us. As poet Mary Oliver writes… Listen, everyone has a chance. Is it spring,…

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Santa Rosa Counselor Patty Bechtold writes about how to find your inner glow, wiselifetherapy.com

Finding your inner glow

Your inner glow is like soft, amber light. Seeping under the door. Gently filling the room with its presence. Tender, undulating light. It is light in more ways than one. I think of those photos I’ve seen of Tuscany, the warm sunlight, entwining its fingers through the vineyards, reaching out to protect and support. The inner…

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Santa Rosa therapist Patty Bechtold of wiselifetherapy.com writes about how to let things come to you, WiseLife Therapy & Coaching

How to let things come to you

Is this your year to let things come to you? Perhaps that sounds a bit passive. But as I’ve been pondering this lately I’ve come to the conclusion that letting things come to you is far from passive. It’s not exactly active either, at least not in the sense that we usually experience forward movement.…

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Free Live Virtual New Year Retreat hosted by Santa Rosa Therapist Patty Bechtold at wiselifetherapy.com

Free Live Virtual New Year Retreat 2019: Recording Available

Lately I’ve been wondering just what it is we need at the end of one year and the beginning of another. Maybe that’s because I’m always a bit surprised (again) by the flood of advice directed toward women at this time of year. I guess I’m especially feeling it this year, after having recently written…

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