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
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
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?