We all believe we are on a schedule and we control it… so what is happening when we try to do something and the pieces don’t fall into place or roadblocks suddenly appear? What about our reaction – feeling frustrated or angry that it isn’t happening?
Sometimes we get so focused on checking things off our list, we forget that there is some other energy playing out here. Continue reading
This past week or two has many on the edge of their comfort zone. Whether triggered from past experiences of trauma or abuse, or from watching such an unbalanced process unfold, the result is the same. Feelings of sadness, hyper-sensitivity, vulnerability, anger, grief and depression. Often overreacting to a statement made during the hearing is something many are experiencing. It yanks the memories of past abuse to the surface to rail once again. This can leave us feeling out of control, off balance, and isolated.
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Somehow the play (and then movie) Shirley Valentine gave many permission to talk to themselves out loud. In fact, I remember shopping in a grocery store in the late 80’s and I was talking to myself about the crackers I would buy. When I looked up a man was watching me (with a smile on his face) and I said “Shirley Valentine” and he burst into a wide grin and said, “Wasn’t that a great movie?” I believe that movie did more for understanding the expanded mindset than all the self-help books to date at that time.
Could ‘talking to ourselves’ have a different meaning that we are grasping now? When we talk to ourselves, it creates a stream of consciousness in our body/mind. Continue reading
One of the most important premises of Body/mind healing modalities is that the body does what the mind instructs. This means that being conscious of what our mind is saying to our body will make a difference in our life results. It also means that giving our mind positive instructions to give to the body will change our responses and therefore our creations on a physical, mental and emotional plane. Continue reading
We’ve all heard on some level about surrender and let go… sometimes easier said than done. Why does this seem important on so many fronts? What are the indicators that you are actually doing this?
As humans, we have the innate desire to control, and to believe that we know best. This is a way for us to feel safe, even if our intentions don’t work out… Continue reading