Delight and Shamanism: Sharing Joy and Healing in the Coronaverse

Monday, September 21st, 2020

Part 1: Delight I want to write about Delight. This is your and my birthright. I feel life and spirit coursing through me. So do you. I want to shout […]

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It’s Getting Witchy Around Here (aka Finding Your Chatter-Free Self)

Monday, May 18th, 2020

So. The way I’m counting, May 4 was the beginning of Week 9 of this COVID-19 no-longer-just-a-moment time. I’ve been getting full on witchy[1] around here. When I tire of […]

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This Is An Opportunity To Go Deep, Together

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

For most of us, it’s now been a few weeks of sheltering in, with all but essential workers (who we can never thank enough!) eating, sleeping, working, care taking, and […]

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What is the Invitation in This Moment?

Sunday, March 22nd, 2020

We have begun a re-wilding of the earth and ourselves. Dolphins are returning to Venice’s canals and children everywhere are finding ways to sustain themselves, free of the industrial/military/capitalist frames […]

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Social Constructionism and Dreaming: Another World Is Possible

Sunday, March 15th, 2020

Bittersweet spring greetings. First and foremost, I wish you and the people you love, play, and work with good health and equanimity as we weather a global pandemic. I’ve been […]

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Finding Again What Is Always With Us: Archeological Treasures And The Collapsing Of Time

Friday, December 20th, 2019

My mother, April Schwartz, died two months ago. The journey of grief, release, and transformation is profound, and I want to share with you a personal story from a few […]

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Group Process, The Art of Being, and André Gregory

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

The facilitation and culture change practice I engage in with social change organizations is part and parcel of a decades-long, abiding inquiry in group process that began with theater directing […]

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Summer Rules, Applied Improvisation, and the Complequity Tool

Friday, July 6th, 2018

Summer is, by far, my most favorite season. It’s no wonder that the Solid Fire Consulting logo looks a little like a Summer sun ablaze or the volunteer sunflower in […]

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Cycling Among Generativity, Immobility, Self-Care, and Social Engagement: Finding Your Transformative Point

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

Seventeen months, seven seasons, and eighteen demonstrations after the presidential election, I don’t know about you, but I’ve been waking up most mornings and spending most days cycling between two […]

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Fierce Self Care and Shouldless Days

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Here in New York City, we are experiencing an unusual and very welcome spate of warm, gorgeous days, free of the usual thick, oppressive humidity. For me, Summer is about […]

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