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...
Tuning out with headphones

Tuning out with headphones

We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak. – Epictetus This quote was on my calendar a couple of days ago. On the way to work it struck me to see so many people wearing headphones in public. So am I occasionally, for that...

Energy follows attention, applied

Energy follows attention – applied to one-to-one bodywork sessions   Energy follows attention is a universal principle. As with anything, you should try and experiment with it for yourself to see if it works for you and if it feels true to you and brings...