Shen blog

Cathy McNally writes on the fifth anniversary of Ernie McNally's death. Ernie was a much loved man who led many programs at The Haven. As well as people, Ernie loved cars, as the photo shows!Read more
The upcoming Haven offering NVC: A Deep Dive i s tailored for leaders who want to live a life of connection, consciousness and depth. Here Angela Walkley describes her own journey with NVC.Read more
Denise Goldbeck, creator of Kids In The Spotlight, likens the program to The Flight of The Phoenix, an exciting story of daring, determination and ingenuity.Read more
Projection and transference may sound like technical terms, but they affect our lives in very practical ways. Graemme Brown writes that by identifying and responding to your projections you can improve your relationships and understand yourself better. Graemme and Cathy McNally are leading...Read more
Join Pandit Tejomaya on an ancient path of spirituality that begins with the question "Ko Hum?", "Who Am I?" Tejomaya will be at The Haven for Breaking The Bonds of Karma March 3–8. I had considered myself to be on the spiritual path for many years – learning to meditate, studying the ancient texts...Read more
For Solanna Anderson, Transforming Anxiety and Stress (coming up March 28–31) at The Haven made all the difference. Here she explains why. I arrived at Transforming Anxiety and Stress on Gabriola island on sunny spring day in 2015. Outwardly, my life looked great. I had good friends, a beautiful...Read more
Understanding how charge shapes us, and learning to read character structure, especially when supported by the associations of the chakra system, offers a uniquely powerful relational tool. Brad Cassidy's program Psychology of The Chakras (March 7–10) is a great opportunity to develop these...Read more
By Wendy Schulz. Wendy is setting up a group in Victoria to explore possibilities for learning, using and teaching the Haven Communication Model. Read on to find out more, and how to contact her if you want to take part. Since completing my first Come Alive more than eight years ago, I’ve seen the...Read more
By James Emler. James is leading Photography and The Search for Meaning , March 1–3 at The Haven. Photo: James Emler, coat by Mary Sullivan Holdgrafer The scope of photography has widened dramatically. Selfies and cell phones predominate on social media. The ability to share, to make ourselves...Read more
By Katherine Black I came to a realization recently - I believe we are living in a society that craves real connection, but aren’t sure where to find it . We turn to falsehoods as a way to make this happen. My way of finding what I thought was true connection was from a bottle. Alcohol to be more...Read more