Articles by Rev. Criss
- Coaching vs. Therapy: Two Different Approaches to Moving Forward
What's the difference between coaching and therapy? Are they in conflict, or can they work as complementary to each other?
- Compound Distress: Don't let Bride of Burnout sneak up on you
Do you think you're immune to burnout, especially because you've been through it before or because you're a holistic practitioner? Burnout symptoms are sneaky.
- Criss' Life Philosophy
Rev. Criss' philosophy on how Reiki, Interfaith, Shamanism, and Life Coaching intermingle.
- Group Facilitation (life experience rationale)
Article is based on my 2005 submission for Group Facilitation credit-by-experience at SUNY Empire State College. Although I requested 4 upper-level credits, my essay & experience earned me 6 upper-level credits towards my degree.
- Healer in the Hotseat: Excerpts
This excerpt is from the larger work-in-progress on the SURRENDER™ system. This is a technical manual that describes the system for practitioners, and has extensive examples of exercises that go with each part of the system.
- How to create spiritual love scenes
Part II of a guest post from SoulsCode.com — a site that no longer exists, copied here for your enjoyment.
- How to make every day a sacred day
Part I of a guest post from SoulsCode.com — a site that no longer exists, copied here for your enjoyment.
- Introduction to SURRENDER™
The SURRENDER™ 9-step system transforms the signals of stress back into a burning desire. This is the core of the SURRENDER™ to Passion curriculum.
- Musings on Energy Management
Learn more about the 3 Treasures of energy in Daoist philosophy and how they tie in to SURRENDER™ to Passion workshops and seminars.
- Neoshamanic Concepts: Soul Loss
Article describing the concept of soul loss and the healing power of Soul Retrieval.
- Nevermind SMART - Ask whether your goals are SACRED!
SMART may work for some people, but setting SACRED goals acknowledges the human aspects of motivation and personal energy.
Steps and resources for folk who have dissociative identity disorder and cannot find a therapist and need to do self-help work.
- Spoon Theory
What is Spoon Theory and how does it relate to personal energy management systems?
- The Spiritual Transformation of Energy Loss (1.5MB pdf)
This print article from December 2009 specifically addresses energy loss as a spiritual issue.
- Burnout Solutions (guest blog at Jim Sutton's website)
Advice on rekindling passion and personal health for a 20-year recruiter in the middle of the 2009 employment crisis (much of which can be applied to anyone in a career crisis).
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