Tense ≠ Intense

Tense ≠ Intense

Tension is not the same as intensity. Tension is often equivalent with too much effort. We carry a lot of chronic tension in our bodies. By letting go of tension, we can discover new resources that emerge. Maybe you experience stillness, clarity, serenity, direction,...
Beyond to-dos: what to put on your list

Beyond to-dos: what to put on your list

The most common list is the to-do list. It’s useful. It saves your brain energy as you don’t need to remember things.   But there are other lists that can also be helpful:   The not-to-do list if you want to avoid falling into the same trap over and over...
Inquiry by touch … in a bodywork session

Inquiry by touch … in a bodywork session

  I don’t know if you’ve ever got a massage or a bodywork session of some kind.  If you have, you have your own experience if you enjoyed it and if you had a personal learning from the session. If yes, when was the last time? Can you recall this experience? Was...

Mirror, mirror … what do I need you for

Are you depending on outside perspectives more than your felt sense? How many mirrors do you have in your home? How often are you watching your own reflection in a shop window? How often does looking at yourself in the mirror really make sense? I’m not at home right...
Getting Unstuck #3: List of Frustrations

Getting Unstuck #3: List of Frustrations

A way of at looking at frustration: Being frustrated is a state of accumulated little annoyances whose energy hasn’t been used to resolve the issues at hand and instead manifest in a state of stuckness.   Frustration is a bucket of ‘negative’ emotion that has...
Experimenting with Coherent Breathing

Experimenting with Coherent Breathing

Three weeks ago I was introduced to the concept of Coherent Breathing by my friend Elisha who is, among other things, a great breathing and meditation teacher. (If you’re curious about what she does, check out her website.)   Learning is always a full-body...