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EMBODIMENT ~ Unsatisfying States Edition

When people first begin embracing an embodiment practice at home, it can be challenging to know where to begin. It’s always best to start where we are. Yes, I know, this sounds like something POOH would say. Still, if you are particularly troubled by some unsatisfying state, start there. Identify


Embodiment takes place within an awareness of with whom we are collaborating; the true self AND the conditioned self. The conditioned self gets reactive about some desire or problem. In practice, we use that reaction to reveal more and more of the true self. As we play the game of

Shining Human Qualities

One aspect of embodiment practice is the practice of embodying the attributes and qualities that light us up...that give us the juice to do LIFE. Paying attention to qualities and traits we see in others can point us to where we can unearth those same qualities lying dormant within ourselves.

EMBODIMENT: Personal Practice Edition

I goofed. Then I felt regret and embarrassment about goofing. Anybody else ever been there? In a recent presentation, that I think went well by the way, I quickly blew past a question and blithely mentioned that people rarely leave therapy with me prematurely. Hear the arrogance? Boy I sure

The Illusory Pain Of Not Good Enough

In addition to the not insignificant stress of keeping a business alive in 2020, caring for grandchildren and recovering from major surgery, Madeleine said she was mostly ok. Sincerely, genuinely ok.   The only clouds threatening her inner sky were flurries of not good enough that showed up from time to time.

The Role of Insight In Transformation

Insight plays an important role in most psychotherapy. I am pretty solid in my belief that the most useful #Insights are the ones that arise following integration. – Insight does not produce change. Insight follows the neutralization of charged energy. The imposition of insight when there is still charge does little except