Deena Kara Shaffer




Wisdom of the Heart

In the early 1990s, Daniel Goleman’s book, Emotional Intelligence (Bantam, 2005), came onto the scene. While his was not the first research to explore the inner workings of our emotional lives, it was

Revive the lost art of reflection

In the daily grind of constant doing, reflection can feel a far way off. Yet, without practising reflection upon what we’re doing, how we’re going about it, and why, that very doing can lose its meani

Feeling lonely?

Ever feel lonely in your relationships? Unheard in conversations? Loneliness can be exacerbated by how we do, or don’t, listen. And this can affect both the physical and psychological health of indivi

The Truth About Fertility (Spoiler Alert: It's Complicated)

The raw ingredients of conception may seem simple, but the truth is that our body is a complex system—and the machinery of conception requires an intricate fusion of factors to succeed. Menstrual cycl


Concerned about climate change? Alarmed about air pollution? Many of us are. But if those concerns balloon to the point of overwhelm, ecophobia might be the culprit. There is a way to preserve well-be

Nature’s Healing Powers

Getting outdoors in nature is not only good for our bodies, but it’s also good for our minds.Therapies like adventure-based counselling (ABC) and ecotherapy support healing and wellness by bringing ou

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