Our Philosophy

“Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.” ~ Søren Kierkegaard


Happiness is a state of being, in spite of the struggles and challenges that we encounter in life. To experience happiness is to have experiential knowledge of sorrow, loss, and heartache. To embrace the flow of life, and then choosing to disrupt it.

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Resiliency Requires Experience

By: Donna R. Wood, Existential Coach The one thing in life that I know is true is that one must know who one is, before they can create any type of life that is filled with meaning and purpose. A life of meaning and purpose doesn’t come wrapped in a Zen experience or regulated schedule. …

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The Wheels on the Bus

By: Donna R. Wood, Existential Coach Betrayal never comes from your enemies. It always comes from those who are closest to you; family, friends, and even co-workers. For those who are young, confident, and ambitious, what I am about to say may save you a lot of time and heartache: Everyone gets thrown under the …

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Joy Necessitates Sorrow

By: Donna R. Wood, Existential Coach “I beg your pardon. I never promised you a rose garden. Along with the sunshine, there’s got to be a little rain sometime…”  ~ Lyn Anderson Life isn’t always a garden of roses and sunshine. Sometimes, bad things happen, and often to good people. The why of it all …

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