It has been awhile and I am reminded…

“Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart.  Who looks outside, dreams.  Who looks inside, awakens.” Carl Jung Again, I am reminded of what self-empowerment really means.  In my gestalt training, I remember really getting this statement.  When we look inside with conscious awareness (mindfulness) to observe our responses and reactions, … More It has been awhile and I am reminded…

Chakra Psychology: A Spiritual Map to Knowing Yourself Better

An Informal talk at Roxanne Reads, 750A Queen St. E, Toronto February 4, 2010 from 7 to 8pm The human energy field is composed of 7 chakras that each have unique attributes.  Together, they balance one’s physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual well being.  Delve into the qualities and needs of each chakra  while learning what … More Chakra Psychology: A Spiritual Map to Knowing Yourself Better

Lovely

If facts are the seeds that later produce knowledge and wisdom, then the emotions are the impressions of the senses are the fertile soil in which the seeds must grow. Rachel Carson

Considering

We would rather be ruined than changed, We would rather die in our dread Than climb the cross of the moment And let our illusions die. W. H. Auden Tough and one of my favourites.  It makes me think of how much energy it really takes to hold ourselves down, especially when it begins to … More Considering

Get out of the Way

I find often one of the biggest barriers to awakening and healing is our ingrained idea of progress (that and our attachment to rational thinking).  Even thinking we are on a path suggest to us that there is a defined ground to walk.  Linear thinking that if I do A + B my life will … More Get out of the Way

Feel

Feel Feel with every cell in your body. Sense how it moves, it is an e motion. Resist holding it in, down, away from your attention. And then ask “what do you need?”  “how can I acknowledge this without letting it consume me?” And just be present, let it move through you.  Know this is … More Feel