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February/March 2013

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Contributors diana Rico kat thomas JoAnn stevelos kristine Hansen Intelligent Lust, P 26 . When I irst came across Dr. Stanley Siegel's concept that sexual fantasies aren't something taboo but, rather, useful tools for healing the psyche, I was both astonished and deeply comforted. Since reading his book and interviewing him, I've started working my way through his six-step "intelligent lust" process. It's already given me fresh insights I never had in years of therapy. Bumpy Mornings, P 20 . I have always been interested in reading about and practicing yoga and Buddhism. One day when I was searching my yoga book for postures to help with minor back pain, I noticed in the index that there were postures to relieve melancholy, nervousness and depression, and I was curious to learn more. From the work of Pema Chodron and Michael Stone I discovered the gunas and the interplay of the three energies ever-present in the world. Farmers Market Leftovers, P 13 . After three years of climbing and picking citrus trees for Food Forward in the San Fernando Valley, I was amazed to discover they had started a program in my own backyard of Santa Monica with the Glean Team (and at the Farmer's Market, one of my most favorite places on the Westside). The Glean Team is simultaneously immediate and long-lasting through their food distribution and nutrition eduction. Dreamy Trips for Earth Lovers, P 30 . Last year I inally reached one of my bucket-list destinations: Patagonia, Chile. At a posh new property I ate local salmon and drank wines, along with olive oil sourced from up the road, and hiked a trail that hugs the glaciers. That experience in luxury and tredding lightly on the terrain inspired a story about eco-friendly bucket-list trips that allow you to practice green thinking in beautiful places that add stamps to your passport. Study Counseling Psychology in Depth Pacifica Graduate Institute's M.A. Program in Counseling Psychology with Emphasis in Depth Psychology is dedicated to offering students unique and comprehensive training in the art of marriage and family, and individual psychotherapy. The depth psychology emphasis invites a curiosity about the psyche and the respect for the full range of human experience. The program integrates coursework in literature, mythology, religion and archetypal themes into the curriculum. An Accredited Graduate School with Two Campuses near Santa Barbara, CA 805.969.3626, ext. 309 | www.pacifica.edu 8.125x4.75_Counseling Ad_WLTMag.indd 1 Masthead+_01.indd 9 February/March20139 2/7/12 11:27 AM 1/25/13 5:37 PM

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