Author: Kristina Jansen
Kristina lives in California with her friends and family, in the community she calls â€œOrindaâ€ in her writings. She has a masterâ€™s degree in psychological anthropology, but now works in the renewable energy field. She enjoys writing, gardening, cooking, yoga, traveling, taking care of her children, and spending time with friends.
Articles by Kristina Jansen include:
- Hard Times at Orinda (Issue # 144)
- Dancing with Discomfort (Issue # 148)
- Communicable Gifts (Issue # 150)
- Parenting in a Community of Friends (Issue # 160)
Living in an extended community family brings joy, challenge, and new worlds of possibility.
Both healthy ideas and unhealthy ideas can take hold and spread like viruses. Suicidal tendencies and eating disorders provide invaluable lessons to one communitarian.