Looking Beyond Blog


Merel Kriegsman writes...

Merel Kriegsman writes...

Looking beyond gender (with a bisexual woman) Whenever I tell someone I’m bisexual, the usual response is “WHAT?!?”. But here’s the truth… At age 6 I fell violently in love with Hendrik (a boy). I cried my eyes out. I forced my mom to call his mom and arrange a playdate because Hendrik…

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Dr. Gladys Ato writes...

Dr. Gladys Ato writes...

Looking Beyond The Fear of Goodbye To Make Room For Something Better That You Never Expected. Think about the last time you faced a big change and had to say goodbye to someone or something you valued. Maybe it was breaking up with a partner. Or suddenly losing a job. Or being diagnosed with a chronic…

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Lanie Lamarre writes...

Lanie Lamarre writes...

Looking Beyond Our Boundaries   I couldn’t stop thinking of the subject line for an email I’d received. There was nothing remarkable about its contents beyond the usual promotions that I would usually delete without ever seeing. Yet for every moment my mind went quiet or wasn’t busying itself…

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Nancie Vito writes...

Nancie Vito writes...

Looking Beyond Your Comfort Zone   Following our hearts, taking steps towards our dreams and becoming a better version of ourselves often requires us to look beyond our current reality. This takes reflection, courage and confidence. Moreover, transformation and growth are usually not about feeling comfortable.   If…

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S. L. Feemster writes...

S. L. Feemster writes...

  looking beyond.   ‘Looking Beyond,’ has a pretty short shelf life, depreciating in its illusive ‘value’ almost immediately. Looking beyond _____? Name it, and we know. Name it, and there is less of it. Less beyond. Less unfamiliar. Concepts become comprehensible. Attainable. Concepts…

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Asha Surti writes...

Asha Surti writes...

Rediscovering Our Ground to Look Beyond We live in a society where our very basic needs fall last. In which everyone else's well being comes before our own. We can easily neglect our inner homes, our ground- our Root Chakra. As a full time Reiki Practitioner and Teacher, I work with energy healing…

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Eva Meijer writes...

Eva Meijer writes...

Looking Beyond   I started my career as an in-house lawyer for an American multinational commodity trader in Geneva, Switzerland and later in my native Holland, at the company’s international holding company. I enjoyed my job and the daily international interactions with colleagues from Russia,…

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Aimee Barr, LCSW writes...

Aimee Barr, LCSW writes...

Looking Beyond Age   From the time I was a little girl, my grandmother would announce that she was turning 39-years -old on her birthday each year. As a child, I thought that was ridiculous. Why on earth would anyone lie about their age? Well, last year I turned 39 and I so get it now! Birthdays…

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Tue Mar 27

10AM-4PM at The Triad Theater, 158 West 72nd Street, NYC, NY 10023