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Words from a Caregiver 

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Claire Robson from Vancouver, Canada, joined a new healing circle at Callanish and shares her experience and perspective as a member. 

Healing Circles for Youth

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Heart Circles at the Power of Hope camp take place in a safe space and a familiar community, allowing teens to drop into their authentic voices. The space is deeply respected. Many young people report that this is the peak experience of the camp.

Safety in Numbers: Five Circle Agreements

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For everyone in the circle to feel truly safe, the underlying assumption must be that everyone in attendance will honor the Circle Agreements, and that the Host and Guardian will be resolute in attending to them.
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What Makes a Circle Healing?

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The only person who can accurately perceive a circle to be healing is the individual circle participant. Healing, as with pain, is what the person says it is.

Catch and Release

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Catch-and-release is essentially what we do at Healing Circles Langley.
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Gracious Listening

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Among other things, gracious listening requires a hospitable heart, a compassionate presence, and a commitment to not "fix."

Healing from Chronic Pain

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It wasn’t an experience I was eager to revisit. Pain (mostly migraines) and fatigue dominated my life for 15 yrs. I cannot offer a formula for my return to health…

The Power of Story in Intentional Healing

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Our stories can readily become the most powerful guides we can find to intentional healing.

Dropping in for a Cup of Tea and a Circle of Two

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As humans, we are happier and healthier if we have someone to talk to when we need it. For people who are newly diagnosed, grieving, at a turning point, or simply needing to connect, we offer circles of two at Healing Circles Langley.

Holding Space for Challenges Within Circles

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The very nature of healing circles invites what is unhealed to present itself in hopes of healing. People can arrive raw without being quite sure themselves what their emotions are, how to hold themselves together, or how to let themselves fall…