October 19, 2017

Plan the Life in Retirement That You Want

As you leave your 9 to 5 job or sell your business, it is the perfect time to plan the life in retirement that you want.  It’s finally your time to choose! To paraphrase a bumper sticker I see often, ‘STUFF HAPPENS’.  There is the ‘STUFF’ happens to us, and then there is the ‘STUFF’ […]

Benefits of The Stand-up Comedy Experience

5 Reasons Why Stand-Up Comedy Will Help You (Even if you don’t want to be a comedian!) by Ken Cornell, CFU Instructor I have been watching, writing, analyzing and performing stand-up comedy for a long time. I used to do it because I thought I was funny and was sure I would be a star; […]

Mindfulness: Find What’s Right for Your Practice

What Mindfulness Technique Do I Choose?! by Ginny Castleberry A mindfulness practice isn’t just sitting silently on a mat for an hour.  Different techniques abound!  Some have you walking a labyrinth, some have you eating, some have you chanting.  Some are alone, some are in groups.  Some take you through a wonderfully long, detailed tour […]

Classes for Self Discovery

CFU offers many classes to open new doorways for you to self discovery and spiritual growth. The following classes can be great ways to try out new practices and meet like-minded explorers. 9/6/17–How to Perform at Your Best When the Stakes are High  When the stakes are high and your performance counts, how do you manage […]

Get Real! Jim Jacobs on Being Authentic

The Challenge of Being Real By Jim R. Jacobs, LCSW I was tuned into the radio yesterday morning as I headed into work.  I enjoyed listening as the DJ’s dialogued about a celebrity they described as “so very real!”  They touted her social media posts where she shares both the good and bad and admired […]

Building Rapport to Stay Engaged

Building Rapport, Staying Engaged By Lisa Olcese, MS Getting stuck in some heated conversations, political or otherwise? It seems that we are feeling more divided than ever before, which increases the urgency to build bridges across our differences if we are to create the world we want for ourselves and for future generations. Here are […]

Meet Sarabeth Bjorndahl–Longtime Favorite CFU Instructor!

CFU wants to give a big shout out to Sarabeth Bjorndahl who has been teaching with us since 1993!  She is one of our most reliable instructors, always giving a terrific class and a joy to work with.  She has taught Take Control of Your Life:  Set Healthy Boundaries for years and now will be […]

Secrets to better sleep!

You can eat all the right food, take the best supplements, exercise regularly but if you can’t sleep you jeopardize your well-being. In CFU’s new class “How to Fall Asleep and Stay Asleep” you’ll explore the causes of insomnia and the array of tools than can be used to restore good sleep. Learn about proper […]

The Key to a Powerful Memory with Dave Farrow

Have you ever been embarrassed by forgetting someone’s name? Or missed a professional opportunity because you forgot an appointment? Everyone forgets sometimes, but you can drastically improve your memory skills by attending this special event with Dave Farrow. Dave Farrow is the current Guinness world record holder for greatest memory. Join him on September 7, 2016 […]

Extraordinary Elder: Joanna Hudson

Joanna Hudson is, herself, an extraordinary elder who teaches a class at CFU on that topic.  Joanna loves to tell stories, as you can see from her blog entry: “The stories I call “wisdom” stories are the ones that come down to us from ancestors to tell us how to live and hopefully how to […]