Root + Flow: Notes on Being Wholly Human

A blog by team members at The Learning Well

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June 13, 2024

Our minds are amazing—and intellect doesn’t always help

By Lori Jo Marlia-Larsen

As a midwife, one of my greatest joys and challenges is to provide support to someone …

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May 20, 2024

Our most important relationship is with ourselves 

By Stefanie Tebo 

I laughed out loud when I was asked to write about relationships. I’m in the middle of

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April 15, 2024

Where could your dreams take you?

“What you’re longing to bring into the world is also what the world is longing for you to bring in.” 

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March 20, 2024

How the body can speak louder than words

By Stephanie Lyon 

I like words and I like to talk. I was that kid who got in trouble for

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February 14, 2024

Give yourself compassion, too

By Meg Mitchell

Self-compassion is treating ourselves kindly through life’s inevitable ups and downs. Dr. Kristin Neff identifies three key …

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January 16, 2024

What if we understood how to handle grief?

By Amanda Constable

It was the night of our Children’s Program, and I was facilitating the group of adults who …

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November 27, 2023

Relationship No. 1? The one with ourselves

By Sherrie Frank

I am sitting here watching a very blustery wind transform the landscape outside my window. It’s like …

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November 27, 2023

Shared stories build strong relationships

By Amanda Constable

I was about 5 when my family lived in the High Desert.  In our little town of …

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July 11, 2023

Give your body the love it deserves

“Every moment of consciousness is made possible through the body.” – Sherrie Frank

By Sherrie Frank

I believe the most …

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June 14, 2023

Why we can’t just ‘get over’ grief

By Amanda Constable

My dog escaped the yard last night and went visiting! As annoyed as I am with him, …

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