Posted July 21st, 2012 by & filed under Creative Writing from Southwestern College, SWC Blog, Featured.
Life is fragile
How do you continue functioning on a day like today?
How do keep studying for your matriculation exam when thoughts of terrified people keep flashing in your mind?
How do you even move, let alone do the dishes?
- You just do.
Our society does not allow for the proper amount of…
Posted July 18th, 2012 by & filed under Student & Alumni Stories, SWC Blog, Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC.
Southwestern College, Santa Fe
Notes from Cooper Riis by Eliza Buck 7-13-12
Sensing safety takes time. I’ve been at Cooper Riis for 13 weeks now and have just acquired a level of safety that enabled me to propose a new group and move it forward to actuality. This process helps me understand the value of…
Posted July 8th, 2012 by & filed under Student & Alumni Stories, Ecotherapy, SWC Blog, Featured.
Craig “Tomas” McAdams – Southwestern College (Santa Fe) Internship in Maras, Peru
A couple of days ago one of the boys I meet with for individual sessions – let’s call him Steve – came in for our meeting with his older cousin, John, and I was pleasantly surprised, almost shocked when he ran up to…
Posted July 7th, 2012 by & filed under Student & Alumni Stories, Where do SWC Grads Work, SWC Blog, Alumni News and Updates.
The Alchemical Possibilities of Failure
by Alicia Hoffman
“My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.” - Bono.
I agree with Bono; surviving a mistake or a perceived failure and transforming it into wisdom or a life lesson is inspiring. If you do…