Author page: Lee-Ann Trigler

A Play on Words-Seeing Stress in Resistance

Stress comes from resistance. You actually find the truth of how stress arrives within the word “resistance”: I resist; I stress. Alternatively, you can make a new line out of this r word: I can and/or I sit and/or I can sit. This is the problem...

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Appreciation & Gratitude from Safe Passage

If you’ve appreciated the handmade jewelry in our retail area from Safe Passage in Guatemala, check out this video. The women in this clip are part of the cooperative that makes the jewelry. They all send their appreciation and gratitude...

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Myofascial Release Treatments at the WWC

Did you know the Whitman Wellness Center offers Myofascial Release treatments? Myofascial Release is an extremely effective hands-on treatment that can decrease pain, increase flexibility, improve posture, and release emotional trauma. For more...

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New Treatments Available at the WWC!

We are pleased to announce the addition of our Private Healing & Guidance Sessions with Lee-Ann Trigler! Spiritual Counseling | Energy Healing | Teacher Mentoring | Yoga Therapy Healing works by transforming physical pain, emotional or mental...

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Starting a Revolution

The Safe Passage mothers have begun 2013 by starting a revolution. They were tired of feeling tired, unhealthy and inactive … they longed to have that beautiful healthy feeling, to feel good about themselves and to take their bodies into...

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Jewelry Cooperative

If you’ve admired the beautiful Guatemalan jewelry on sale at Whitman Wellness Center, read this to learn about the amazing efforts of women to become self-sufficient by making the jewelry and other things.

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Five years old and in the streets

Five-year old Edgar got the chicken pox, so he couldn’t come to school. His mother had to go to work, so he was home alone and sick with an itchy rash, and there was no food in the pantry, books to read, or lights to play by. So Edgar played...

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Girls Night Out – Music Night

February 15, 2013 “Try imagining a place where it’s always safe and warm “Come in” she said “I’ll give you shelter from the storm”. Bob Dylan   Girls Night Out Workshop is… a shelter from the storm… a safe haven, a place where a...

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Girls Night Out Workshop – 1.18.2013

~ serving to help girls develop positive self-esteem to counter the negative messages they receive from today’s society. Media images and social pressures are powerful forces in a young girl’s life. Our message is: Believe in yourself, Girl!...

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Meet Silvia

Meet 17 year-old Silvia.  My parents never could study because our family is very poor. They had to work in the dump all their lives, as did all the previous generations in the family. We never had money, so my siblings and I couldn’t go to...

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Esther

Esther approximates that she is 81 years old, with about twelve siblings. Like her grandchildren who study at Safe Passage, she is learning to read and write and do math as a participant in the Adult Literacy Program. She says,” I just...

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Meet Luis

Luis ‘s father had been killed in a bulldozer accident in the Guatemala City garbage dump.  He and his mother and his 4 siblings went into the dump every day to try to find trash they could sell.  He wasn’t in school.  But things changed when he...

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