Online courses with Catherine available at DailyOM

Premium on-line course by Catherine Ann Jones

Heal Yourself with Writing  –  An 8 week on-line course available with Catherine Ann Jones from DailyOM 

Our lives may be determined less by past events than by the way we remember them. You are invited to come aboard this inner adventure that offers a step by step journey of discovery and re-visioning through focused journaling. Throughout the eight sessions, you will be engaged in exercises designed to facilitate healing and transformation. Telling stories about our past through focused journaling can help change our perspectives to enable healing and empowerment. In this way, we are able to make meaning out of memory and put the past where it belongs – behind us. Healing and transformation are only possible through changing one’s perspective from within. In this way, global healing takes place one individual, one tribe, at a time. What story are you living? How do you choose to remember your story?

There is a Native American parable about a grandfather who says, I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, angry one. The other wolf is the loving, compassionate one.” When asked which wolf will win the fight in his heart, the old man replies, “The one I feed.”

How do we learn to “feed” the stories that heal?

How do we put together the pieces of our past? How can we rewrite our life story so that pain becomes meaningful and actually promotes growth and transformation? One answer lies in focused journaling. Join award-winning writer and global teacher Catherine Ann Jones in this course.

No writing experience is necessary.

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Course Reviews
“I first taught this class at the Esalen Institute and was amazed at the response. Several participants felt that they were able to heal a split within themselves in just a few days that had not been healed in years of traditional therapy. One woman later wrote me that she had felt separated from herself since being victimized by a sexual assault at the age of fifteen. After the Esalen experiential workshop, she felt reconnected through the focused journaling exercises. She had returned to herself.”
“I just finished the DailyOM ‘Heal Yourself with Writing’ course and it was wonderful. I’ve been writing and healing for many years and this was the topper on the cake. Thank you so much.” ~Barbara-Helen

Way of Story Writing Course  –  An 16 week DailyOM Online Courses available with Catherine Ann Jones from DailyOM

Our world is made up of stories. If you don’t like the one you’re in, write a better one. Like your Soul, the soul of story is a combination of craft and magic, a uniting of head and heart. We live in a world of too much separation and pain and at the same time for many writers, one that recognizes the power of ending that separation by illuminating the oneness of life through creating powerful characters that live in our individual and collective psyche awaiting release. Writing is a powerful tool of self-exploration.

Join master story teller, Catherine Ann Jones as we discover the the how’s and why’s of writing great stories that have impact and resonance through personal experience and the inspiring insights of other artists, writers, poets and painters. You’ll leave this class more prepared than ever to create stories that enlighten and empower action. That’s the only thing that can help transform a highly dysfunctional and dangerous world. The writer has that kind of potential power whether writing memoir, short stories, novels, plays. or screenplays. Are you ready to soar into your potential as a writer and help co-create your piece of a new paradigm world? Then join us on our journey to great writing by registering here and now. You’ll be very glad you did.

The Way of Story Writing Course offers an integrative approach to writing narrative, combining solid craft with experiential inner discovery. Craft alone is not enough. This writing course offers the solid craft to guarantee a good story along with the intangible inner dimensions of writing. The transformation of good writing depends on making it one’s own from within. 

This 16 week course contains will teach you to develop story, character, & theme into a coherent, emotionally consistent, & marketable story outline. Here is a balance of solid craft with intuitive skills. For writers of all levels & all narrative forms including plays, screenplays, stories, novels, & memoir. 

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Course Review
“Catherine, I am completing your Way of Story online course and it has helped me tremendously. The course is written with such care and clarity that it makes me write better & opens doors. Thank you so much!”
– Donna Franz
Wonderful! Absolutely amazing, delightful! Catherine knows how to break through your barriers & tap into your own personal creative potential.                                                                                                                        – Mieke Blom, The Netherlands

Guide to a Creative Life  –  An 6 week on-line course available from DailyOM & Catherine Ann Jones.

Are you merely surviving or are you living creatively? 

Survival has become a dominant theme in today’s world – both personally and collectively.

One of the down sides of being locked into survival mode is that surviving sometimes takes over altogether – and the quality of living lessens or even ends. In order to live, and not merely survive, a sense of creative living must return. Creativity tends the mind and soul while survival focuses only on the body. Both are necessary for a full life.

Can one expand and no longer live solely a linear existence yet also embrace a creative journey? If so, how to step back from literal life and its daily demands, and see beyond? Can one view relationships not as possessions, but as life markers on the journey, as opportunities for the growth of the soul?

Might we discover alternative ways of creating and sustaining new forms of community which nurture our essential humanity? What are some ways of connecting us to ourselves, to each other, to the earth, and to the greater mysterious reality that is the source of all we know?

Exercises are devised to serve as a catalyst in re-discovering a creative life beyond survival. This course invites you to explore within and discover a creative solution for the often overpowering problems of today. 

Guide to a Creative Life is a way to return home, an invitation to the muse, a bridge back to creativity and to Self.

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Course Reviews
Guide to a Creative Life is a gem! You seemed really in the flow, and the flow carries us into effortless inspiration. You took the time to give us many fascinating exercises, each one a doorway for the soul. 
– Dianne Skafte, Ph.D, Listening to the Oracle
Catherine showed me how to write my way out of the darkness and into the Light. 
– Beth T., Athens, GA
A spiritual experience as well as practical. 
– Gard J., Boulder City, NV