Thoughts on a Tattered Road Map Called Life

During these convoluted times, most of us have in some way or another, reflected on where we are, how we got here and what’s next. At the WeWán Institute we have likewise been contemplating these and many other important questions. The questions and the answers we find, will be pivotal for the future of each […]

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What is The New Norm?

With the conversation today all about the “New Norm,” we thought it might be interesting to dive into just what is the “New Norm.” Let’s start with the basics… the word norm is a derivation of the word normal, whose roots in latin normalis. With us so far? The latin normalis meant “something made with […]

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What Does the Drum Mean to You?

 The Wisdom Keepers · Heartbeat Drum Several years ago the above question was posed to me during a phone call and I had a very strange response. I totally froze. One of the few times in my life when I was utterly without words. I could feel them stuck in my throat, and I […]

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Weird, Stressful, Heartwarming, Unexplored Times

These are weird times… Really freakin’ strange times. As I write this, there is a simultaneous Major Disaster status in all 50 of the United States, and now every single one of them has some variation of a “stay at home” order in place through at least April 30, 2020. I am amongst the extremely […]

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WeCast: Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Yet another calendar has turned the page into a bright and shiny new year. We are almost two decades into this new century and still every household holds to their own traditions to ring in the New Year. One of the most practiced annual habits it that of making resolutions. Do you […]

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Thanksgiving Time

  It’s Thanksgiving Day! For most people in United States Thanksgiving is a day where families gather to break bread and celebrate the family unit. This usually results in an tryptophan and/or sugar crash. For those who haven’t succumbed to overeating, they spend the day watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade, or football games on TV. […]

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WeCast: A Remote Control for Time

What would you do with a remote that controls time? Would you use it or destroy it; go into the future or past? In this week’s thought-provoking discussion, we contemplate where in the past we would go, with whom we would visit, and whether it is of any benefit to become aware of, or control, […]

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Tomorrow Doesn’t Exist Until It Arrives

The Fine Art of Staying Present We’ve all heard the platitudes about the preciousness of time and staying in the moment. It’s easier said than done, isn’t it? Life gets hectic and it’s easy to get wrapped up in our schedules. Trying to “get ahead” – the words themselves! – ensure we are liking towards […]

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WeCast: Favorite Ways to Waste Time

What’s your favorite thing to do when you want to do… nothing? Or, should we say, when you want to relax and not have to think about work and obligations. This week we discuss our favorite things to do when it’s time to slow down and do something fun. Everyone has their own unique way […]

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One Heartbeat Away…

Happy Beginnings I’m quite certain she knew there would eventually be heartache in the decision to marry a man 20 years her senior. But the love was deep… strong… undeniable. He was so handsome, so very full of life. One of those men that everyone wanted to be near – men and women, children and […]

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