You know that part in you that holds the trepidation, the idea that things could go wrong, that you could maybe repeat a “mistake” that brought you pain in the past….Listen to it! That doesn’t mean stop what you are doing and do what that voice of fear says. It doesn’t mean that the fear … More Your Fear is an Ally
“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…
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
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 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
Upcoming Workshop…. A 7 week Experiential Investigation of your Chakras and their Psychology The human energy field is composed of 7 chakras that each have unique attributes which together balance your physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual well being. In this workshop series, each week will be focused on a different chakra where we will explore … More Chakra Workshop
It seems my week is bringing to me a lot of people experiencing some sort of a “problem.” Funny thing to say for a therapist I guess. But what I am actually seeing as an observer is that the problem seems to be the actual hook. Not necessarily the situation itself. By definition a problem … More What’s the problem?
Today I tried all day to come up with some article to post that was brilliant, insightful, and educational. I wrote a few things and found myself hypercritical of every word. It is so easy to crawl in the hole of self-judgement. Now……several hours later…..I find myself remembering that for me, when self-judgement is present, … More Today