Embracing the Body: A Six Week Program on Somatic-Self-Empathy for Greater Empowerment, Insight, Freedom, and Choice
- Learn your body’s “language” and how to listen deeply to it
- Expand your NVC toolbox with emergency self-empathy tips
- Explore drawing on your senses to get past what is blocking you
- Discover and practice that “missing step” in the NVC process
- Enjoy having 20 minutes in a quiet, rejuvenating, and healing space
- Let your mind to rest and relax in a beloved community of like-minded others
- Release any fears about your life or our world that you may be holding
- Tenderly weave the harmonizing light of peace and quiet joy into your heart
- Discover depths of self-compassion you did not even know were there
- Heal patterns of self-sabotage and build resilience
- Learn to see through the stories blocking your free spirit
- Truly be able to forgive yourself when you make mistakes
- Make your brain a warm, compassionate, and sweet place to be!
In listening to what our emotions tell us, and embracing what we do not know, we begin the path of courage. Even though our culture tells us not to, revealing our imperfections is where we can deeply connect. Living our lives more courageously honest, can shift us towards inspiring one another. Read on for how some people experienced this in coming together to transform one woman's heroine addiction.
As you witness injustices in the world, tension, anger, hopelessness, despair and more, may rise up in you. These feelings may lead to reactive thinking that doesn't contribute to healing nor wise action. Mourning is a universal need. If your culture pushed away grief and its emotional expression, you may have habits that block your access to the aliveness of grief. Read on for ways to give grief the space and support it needs.
There are many layers of consciousness, knowledge, and skill that contribute to a successful negotiation. A successful negotiation is one where honor and connection lead to a way forward, and leads to a plan of action that considers and meets everyone's needs in that situation. Read on for three fundamental principles that help with successful needs-based negotiation.
For us to open the door to seemlingly impossible societal changes, we need to find and transform enemy images in order to influence and collaborate with those who seem to be standing in our way. Here's an anecdote to show that this is what lead to Martin Luther King Jr's success in creating social change.
Reacting is deciding what to do based on what someone else does. Responding is deciding what to do based on your own needs and values. When someone isn't responding the way you want, and you want to respond in a way that embodies your values, with warmth and patience, examine your reactions. Ask yourself how you can access compassion and action that contributes to the well-being of all.
If we befriend our fear we cannot be paralyzed by it. Every fear that arises is a moment to increase our capacity. Fear is connected to something that is precious to us. We also can see what we do to numb our pain and how we try to avoid it. This knowledge can help us to choose healthier strategies to deal with our fears.