Kathleen’s Blog

Awakening in 2017

I would have said that New Year’s Day is really just another day on the calendar.  An arbitrary delineation that gives us a moment of pause, an opportunity to reflect on the past and the future.  Then WHY did I awaken today feeling such a monumental shift in my energy and focus? I admit I’ve Continue Reading...

A Conversation Starter about LOVE!

       If we look at the Enneagram typology, we might notice      certain characteristics or behaviors      when love is in the air.   As a Peacemaker (Type Nine), I show love by walking in your shoes with you and by bringing ease and harmony to our conflicts. Of course, I don't ALWAYS do Continue Reading...

A Pretty Big Question

As I was driving blissfully along the other day, I thought about one of my most puzzling questions and I realized it's a question that can be very tricky for all Enneagram Types to answer. Each will have its own special twist – of course!   What do I need?? (or want?)     How do Continue Reading...

Plugging Personalities Unveiled!

I feel compelled to share the amazing workshops that have been happening at Dudley's Bookshop Cafe on Tuesday afternoons in Bend.  They continue to exceed my hopes and desires.  These intimate workshops are open to anyone who'd like to drop in and learn a bit about a certain Enneagram view.  Yesterday we explored Type Five, Continue Reading...

Transforming anything!

This week I was in the grocery checkout line distracting myself with the magazine and tabloid headlines.  Oprah's "O" caught my attention:  "Transform Your Life One Easy Tweak at a Time."  I had to think, is that possible? I'm pretty sure one easy tweak could result in a small movement in the direction you hope to go, but transformation??  Continue Reading...

Doing the “Work”

In one of my introductory Enneagram workshops I remember a man asking me, "Why do you keep calling this 'work'?  What is the work?" This a question that deserves a proper answer.   First, we have to let go of the usual impressions we have about work. This work is not something that earns wages (although its' rewards are substantial Continue Reading...