Shen blog

With a number of relationship and communication programs coming up at The Haven this summer and fall, here's an exercise you may recognize and which can be great to practice in your relationships at home. This article by Ernie and Cathy McNally was first published on Shen in 2009...Read more
"Whatever you can do, or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Begin it now." Kristina Campbell describes the inspiration for her program Calibrating True North , coming to The Haven this September.Read more
Their personal journeys through divorce into new beginnings inspired Jennifer Roger and Blair Stanley to create the programs they are leading at The Haven in September.Read more
Wayne Dodge reviews Steven Pinker's book Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress.Read more
Penny Robertshaw reflects on the rich use of metaphor in working with participants in China.Read more
Ellery Littleton offers some of his summer poems. Ellery will be returning to The Haven with his program The Spirit Journal in the Spring of 2020.Read more
"To not have conversations because they make you uncomfortable is the definition of privilege," says Brené Brown. Cathy McNally writes that challenging conversations are at the heart of Dynamic Dialogue , coming up this August 8–11.Read more
Maria Gomori celebrated her 99th birthday this year and will be teaching Journey to Self and Family Reconstruction at The Haven in August. In this article, first published in Shen in 2005, Edward M. Marshall, Ph.D. recalls her message that deep down inside each one of us there is a person of...Read more
Susan Clarke and CrisMarie Campbell introduce their new podcast, The Beauty of Conflict.Read more
Louise Amuir suggests some practical ways you can repair your communication with yourself.Read more