Sunday, May 6, 2018

New website announcement

Namaste to all my lovely readers. I am back in the blogging world and I also have a new website:
www.collikchristante.com.

Enjoy and know I look forward to posting more often and receiving your feedback.

Blessed be
In kindness,
Colli

The Courage to Be

In his wonderful book, How Do You Know When It’s God?, author Dan Wakefield talks about how the practice of yoga helped enhance his growing Christian faith during a time of crisis: “In going to yoga, in trying to pray through the flesh rather than words, I felt like I was going back to the basics, going back to find the spirit.”

That is exactly what happened to me. Through my crisis, I kept doing yoga, no matter what else life turned up. I went inside, where I was able to associate back into my body, and through time re-connected to Spirit and my higher self (Divine Love).  Having experienced this I have now been called to create a 3-month intensive program called the Courage to Be which I will be sharing with you soon. And, so it is—AMEN!
Canadian Yoga Alliance featured my article in their magazine called the Canadian Yogi - please feel free to read it here: http://www.canadianyogi.com/the-courage-to-be.html

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Narcissists - Borderline Psychopaths and Code Pendants - Mutual Mommy and Daddy Issues


Healthy people don’t tolerate abuse and call it love. Healthy people don’t want to have relationships with children in adult bodies. Healthy people don’t tolerate being manipulated and exploited and think it’s okay or normal. Healthy people don’t stay in relationships out of fear, obligation and guilt. Codependent people do.

http://shrink4men.com/2016/07/07/narcissists-borderlines-psychopaths-and-codependents-mutual-mommy-and-daddy-issues/

Narcissists - Borderline Psychopaths and Code Pendants - Mutual Mommy and Daddy Issues


Healthy people don’t tolerate abuse and call it love. Healthy people don’t want to have relationships with children in adult bodies. Healthy people don’t tolerate being manipulated and exploited and think it’s okay or normal. Healthy people don’t stay in relationships out of fear, obligation and guilt. Codependent people do.

http://shrink4men.com/2016/07/07/narcissists-borderlines-psychopaths-and-codependents-mutual-mommy-and-daddy-issues/

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Secrets

At the age of 14 I became a Motherless Daughter. In 1980 I married. In 1999 I divorced. In 2001 after being in relationship with a so called "well to do" man of society for 6 months he attempted to kill me after finding out I knew that he was committing fraud. To hide and survive I moved into a woman's shelter. It was while living in the women's shelter that my daughter handed me a book called Motherless Daughters written by Hope Edelman. 

14 years later I was privileged to attend a Motherless Daughter's conference in L.A. One of the amazingly courageous inspiring woman, brilliant author Cheryl Strayed (author of Wild) and inspiring speaker was Cheryl Strayed. Below is a snippet of her show called Sugar and a very vulnerable topic: Secrets. My life is my story and in 2017 I will  also be releasing my first book.

SECRETS
Every family has its secrets, but it's how those secrets are dealt with that determines the power they hold.
In Part 1, the Sugars consider the implications of keeping a secret within a family system. They take a letter from a woman who, since her early teens, has kept a dark and powerful secret from her mother about her stepfather.
The Sugars are joined by the writer Kathryn Harrison, who, in her memoir "The Kiss," dared to share a family secret that nearly destroyed her. Harrison recently published a collection of essays, "True Crimes: A Family Album," that explores the broader issues of this series: family secrets held and revealed.
http://www.wbur.org/dearsugar/2016/06/24/dear-sugar-episode-fifty-nine

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Patterns can be changed but only when We are ready to recognize change

Patterns can be changes but only when we are ready to recognize they are our patterns and we want to change.

So grateful to be a member of Canadian Yoga Alliance and to be featured in the spring issue of Canadian Yogi. It is a honour. Hearfelt gratitude to and for Sandra Sammartino for all the love and support, teaching and mentoring over the many years that I have the privilege of studying and continue learning yoga more and more …
http://www.canadianyogi.com/the-courage-to-be.html