October, 2013
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Lisa Dugdale


Before becoming a life coach, Lisa Dugdale worked in a non-profit that supported locally owned businesses. She also has been doing organizational consulting for many years, and has begun integrating and teaching coaching skills into her consulting. Through her studies and personal life experience, Lisa has tapped into a new way of making decisions. By being present in the moment, using her intuition and testing out what feels right, Lisa has experienced many synchronicities and flow (in other words, the “magic” of life). To further grow that knowledge, last year she completed life coach training with Martha Beck, a well-known teacher and life coach. 
Through her work Lisa helps her clients awaken the internal knowledge that they already possess to aid them along their own personal journey.  Lisa takes a love-focused approach to her clients' barriers, helping to work through them and envision a path to what gives them joy.
 
Lisa became connected with New Myth Works through a friend and attended the Earth Birthday event in December of 2012.  Lisa’s own techniques and approach to business align with New Myth Works’ mission. Lisa has also been part of the Wisdom Council since the spring.
 
This month, Lisa will be facilitating the Divine U Workshop - Super Powers: The Life Compass You Never Knew You Had.  During this workshop, participants will learn what Superpowers are (and what they are not), and ideas on how to tap into them. Knowing how to access our superpowers allows us to move into a space where we can give what we are here to give.  It should be a great workshop, so if you’re interested, read more below in the newsletter, or click here, or register and experience it all first-hand.
 
Currently, Lisa is on her way back from Asheville, NC, where she was doing life coaching, developing a new workshop series, and spending some time recharging. She is stopping in St. Louis to participate in the 23rd Superhero Bike Ride, an adventure dedicated to selfless service, simplicity, and awakening the superhero nature of every person. At this very moment she’s probably somewhere near St. Louis with 24 other bikers, wearing a funny outfit and a cape, and performing random acts of service and kindness. How cool is that?
 
To learn more about Lisa visit her website and blog at www.lisadugdale.com.

New Myth Works Updates

Remember last year's wonderful
Earth Birthday event???

Let's raise the roof again! 

Hold a spot on your busy holiday calendars to nurture your body mind and spirit in beloved community! 

We will be holding Earth Birthday on the Winter Solstice, Saturday afternoon December 21st. The Jewel Heart space was perfect for us last time, so we plan to hold it there again. More details coming soon.


Contact us if you have ideas or desire to serve and make it happen. NewMythWorks@gmail.com

Our Newest New Myth-er! 
Congratulations to Leah and Craig Myers


Brennan Alexander Myers was born September 13 at 7:11, weighing in at 7lbs 2 oz. 
He made everyone in the operating room laugh by pushing out his bottom lip and perfecting the pout.

Quite the eating machine, he is growing very fast.  Brennan started holding his own bottle at 11 days old and when he's hungry and knows there is a bottle nearby he will grab it and throw his pacifier out of his mouth. One time his dad wondered why his pacifier was so crooked and it became clear he had found one in his crib and put it in his mouth himself. 

He loves bath time, loves to be held and grabs onto your shirt when you hold him.   And Brennan is now starting to coo. He's a very cuddly baby.

Divine U Workshop Series

Feeling called to your highest self? This workshop series was created to provide tools, exercises, resources and information to assist individuals in their personal internal journeys to the center of their divine source. Guides from many diverse backgrounds and walks of life have come together to offer their most profound lessons and tools for this divine internal journey. We are happy to launch the first five Divine U workshops with the promise of more to come. 
 
Oct 26, 1-4 PM ($40): "Superpowers: The Life Compass You Never Knew You Were Missing" with Lisa Dugdale - Brighton, MI

RESCHEDULED (Date and time TBA) ($50): "Digging for Treasure: Excavating the Gold Within" with Mara Evans - Ann Arbor, MI
 
Nov 17, 1-4 PM ($40): "Cleaning House: Practices for Clearing Limiting Beliefs" with Sandra Finkel - Brighton, MI 
 
Dec 14, 1-4 PM ($40): "Frequency: The Power of Personal Vibration" with Leah Myers and Dawn Gorman - Brighton, MI
 
We have 4 more workshops lined up through December. Choose which workshops you would like to attend on the registration page. Registration will remain open throughout the series and you may choose additional workshops at any time. All workshops, unless otherwise indicated will be held in Brighton, MI.
 
Workshops will be limited to a maximum of 12 participants to enhance intimacy and interactivity. Our goal is to provide profound, transformational, healing experiences for all who are involved.
 
Classes are offered for a suggested investment amount based on class length, facilitator and materials. We use a pay what you can model; no one will be excluded based on finances. Funds will be shared between workshop facilitators, Self Works and New Myth Works so that all may continue to provide communal healing, learning, growing, and sharing experiences.
 
For more information visit SelfWorks.org 
Register Here

This Month's Divine U Workshop


OCTOBER 26th, Saturday 1-4

Super Powers: The Life Compass you Never Knew You Had


Learn about what superpowers are and why knowing yours will help you steer your life in the right direction. Superpowers are word talismans: a few words that bring you home to the essence of who you are and what you give to the world.  Facilitator Lisa Dugdale will give an overview of superpowers and guide participants through interactive exercises that will help them begin to identify their superpower.
Suggested investment  $40

Register Here

Next Month's Divine U
Workshop


NOVEMBER 17th, Sunday 1-4

Cleaning House:  Practices for Clearing Limiting Beliefs


If you've noticed unwanted patterns recurring in your life and have repeatedly tried to make changes without success, an underlying cause could be subconscious limiting beliefs.  Explore several strategies to identify limiting beliefs and clear them, and to install generative beliefs as your new default.


Suggested Investment $40
Register Here

New Myth Works
Seasonal Gathering & Potluck


If you are receiving this newsletter, then you are part of the New Myth Works community!  You're invited to come share food, laughter, wisdom, and connect with the beautiful souls that are part of this community. Our first seasonal potluck will be Thursday, November 7th from 6-8pm. Location TBD but will be in the Ann Arbor area. Look for a special email invite in a few weeks. But in the meantime, put it on your calendar!

Connections

Inner Sky - Saturday Satsang
November 9, 11 am–12:30 pm

Interfaith Center for Spiritual Growth
704 Airport Boulevard, Ann Arbor MI 48108

Satsang is a space for exploring and realizing our true nature, for coming home to ourselves. It is a meeting in support of Awakening. These gatherings include guided meditation, sharing of dharma, spiritual storytelling, and time for inquiry.

Aura Glaser, Ph.D. is a dharma teacher and clinical psychologist who integrates spiritual, psychological, and embodiment work. She is a co-founder of Jewel Heart, an international Tibetan Buddhist organization, and the creator and original owner of Crazy Wisdom Bookstore.

Inner Sky is dedicated to the spiritual unfoldment and natural wakefulness of the unique individual, and to unveiling inner wisdom and love in the midst of everyday experience.

For more information go to www.innersky.net or www.auraglaser.com, or send an email to inquiry@innersky.net.

These events are open to all and offered without a fee. Participants are encouraged, however, to offer a teacher donation.

All Inner Sky events are fragrance free.

Fusion Energy Arts


Energy workers Mara Evans and Marianne Carduner have been teaming up, creating a dynamic duo with new offerings!

Property Clearing Services: Everyone wants to inhabit space that feels good and supports. Let us clear away energy that doesn't serve and bring new intention and clarity to your spaces.

Reiki Fusion Program: We've brought together our complementary styles and a new approach for teaching Reiki that focuses on self-development and mastery of method. Our next Reiki Fusion class is January 25h & 26th. We are now accepting Registrations.

Visit our newly launched web page for more information! www.FusionEnergyArts.com

Gentle Yoga & Meditation


Join Sura for meditation class on Sundays at the College of Martial Arts from 11AM-11.40AM.   $64/8 weeks (Students $40). For more info visit: a2cma.com.

Join the AHMA Michigan Chapter


Members of the New Myth Works community that have a practice in the helping/wellness areas may want to consider joining the Michigan Chapter of the American Holistic Medical Association. Word on the street is that many of the old guard institutions are beginning to embrace holistic and integrative philosophies and practices. They're going to need our help!  There are memberships for certified but un-licensed (by the state) practitioners as well as for licensed physicians and other health care professionals. You can even join as a "Friend" if you are not a practitioner and wish to support this organization.

As New Myth Works grows, we may in the future consider an organizational membership that would allow for AHMA membership discounts and other perks.

"Joining the AHMA demonstrates your belief in the principles and practices of holistic medicine and makes you a vital partner in the transformation from conventional/allopathic medicine to an integrative, holistic model. We hope you'll join us in this important work."

www.holisticmedicine.org

Wish List

A Home for New Myth Works

We are looking for leads for a temporary or permanent home for a store front and education center in the Ypsilanti area.  This would be the base for New Myth Works activities and a host for others’ activities that are in  alignment with New Myth Works' vision and mission.  Ideally, this home should provide for gathering/community space, practitioner space, meeting/event space, studio space, lodging, meals, gardens, and natural areas.

Seeking Office Sublet


Sandra Finkel is seeking office space for occasional consultations. The ideal space would have some flexibility in available hours and time commitment. Email Sandy at finkelsand@gmail.com

About Firelight

Firelight is a monthly newsletter for the New Myth Works community
Submissions: If you have an event, class, workshop, etc for our Connections section -- or -- if you have an item for the Wish List, send us your information by the 10th of each month. Firelight goes out on the 15th of each month.
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