The Healing Journey

Taking Up Oxygen

Taking Up Oxygen

Written by on April 10, 2019 in The Healing Journey with 0 Comments

Taking up oxygen. You know that reference? When someone presumably worthless is using up valuable resources better used by someone else? It’s how a lot of survivors of abuse feel like. After pulling through an exceptionally long period of chronic fatigue, I took a short walk last night … more like a stroll. Then again […]

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In Heavenly Peace

In Heavenly Peace

Written by on December 24, 2018 in Poetry and Song, The Healing Journey with 0 Comments

          Silent Night by Demian Yumei and Stacey Young   The story of a baby born in humble surroundings in the dead of winter touches my heart. No matter where I am in my spiritual journey, this image always moves me. It’s not where the baby is born that’s so remarkable. […]

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This is how I feel about getting older

This is how I feel about getting older

Written by on November 2, 2018 in Poetry and Song, The Healing Journey with 0 Comments

I first wrote these lyrics and the melody in 1990. Eventually, after many years it evolved into the form we have here. Arranged and produced by Stacey Young. ~ demian No apologies Sensuality belongs to me All the lies are fading Truth and power waiting Here for me! [cue id=”4628″] No apologies All the roads […]

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Keeping the Dream Alive

Keeping the Dream Alive

Written by on June 4, 2018 in The Healing Journey with 0 Comments

Dedicated to the Students of Tianamen Square and anyone who has ever experienced a tragedy. Listen to “Keeping the Dream Alive” by Demian Yumei. Summer 1989. I remember standing in the living room, staring at my television screen in wonder. “Does the world realize what’s happening here?” I thought. Such courage, such hope. The students, […]

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Not So Long Ago

Not So Long Ago

Written by on April 28, 2018 in The Healing Journey with 0 Comments

The air slowly takes off its winter jacket, draping a shawl of spring around its shaking-off-slumber shoulders. Birdsong emanates from the trees like their sister-leaves emerging from limbs that promise to stand stark against the sky no longer… Soon… I hear a whisper. Every moment breathes a promise. It is peaceful. I am peaceful. Not […]

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A New Home, A New Life

A New Home, A New Life

Written by on January 8, 2018 in The Healing Journey with 0 Comments

On November 1st, 2017, my world made a dramatic turn into a whole new direction. I had already gone back to work a couple weeks earlier, not very happy about it, but a necessity. My first night at work alone, I received a text from a friend who informed me the apartment in her home […]

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KTD: Podcast

A True Healer Pt1 Intro EWO ktd-006

A True Healer Pt1 Intro EWO ktd-006

Written by on April 22, 2019 in Conversations: KTD Podcast with 0 Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 14:11 — 16.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreIntroduction to Part 1, A True Healer from the book Eyes Wide Open – Navigating the Healing Journey. Demian discusses the importance of assessing a true healer and shares her personal story […]

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Relationship with Healing STTA ktd-005

Relationship with Healing STTA ktd-005

Written by on April 15, 2019 in Conversations: KTD Podcast with 0 Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:18 — 7.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreEvery now and then I’ll address an idea or concept from the book I’m reading or about any topic related to the healing journey and throw out some questions to consider or […]

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A Turn in the Road EWO ktd-004

A Turn in the Road EWO ktd-004

Written by on April 11, 2019 in Conversations: KTD Podcast with 0 Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 11:08 — 12.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreEyes Wide Open: Navigating the Healing Journey, the first book in the Where There’s Smoke Series on Covert Abuse. There is power in sharing your story, and this is the story of […]

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Where There’s Smoke Series on Covert Abuse Overview ktd-003

Where There’s Smoke Series on Covert Abuse Overview ktd-003

Written by on April 10, 2019 in Conversations: KTD Podcast with 0 Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:12 — 11.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreBreaking down the specific areas in our study of covert abuse in the Where There’s Smoke Series on Covert Abuse. The series starts its study by looking at the healing path, itself, […]

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Keeping the Dream and Covert Abuse ktd-002

Keeping the Dream and Covert Abuse ktd-002

Written by on April 9, 2019 in Conversations: KTD Podcast with 0 Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:08 — 7.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreA discussion on the original inspiration for Keeping the Dream — the students of Tiananmen Square, and the question, “Why study covert abuse?” ~ Demian SHOWNOTES: Copyright 2019 Demian Yumei, All Rights […]

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Not Your Typical Disclaimer ktd-001

Not Your Typical Disclaimer ktd-001

Written by on April 8, 2019 in Conversations: KTD Podcast with 0 Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:22 — 6.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | More[This episode audio file and post have been updated as of April 14, 2019] This first episode of Keeping the Dream Podcast does cover some typical disclaimer stuff, but it also takes […]

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