It’s one thing to accept and experience the truth of yourself in the privacy of your solitude ~ NOT interacting with others. It’s a whole different matter when you try to take that same humanity into relationship and bump up against someone’s grumpy mood or your own unmet expectations.Read More
Most of us, most of the time, move through life bound to ideas of who we are and who we think we should be, old wounds and traumas, early decisions and so on. We think this is who we are. But is it?Read More
In the AAIT Immersive Learning Group, we've been talking about the role of collaborative agreement in AAIT. A foundational component of AAIT is the commitment to collaborative agreement. I thought I'd share a bit of that discussion with you.
There are two aspects to collaborative agreement. The first is the awareness of with whom we are collaborating; the real self of
The conditioned self can be sneaky and oh so self righteous --- full of justifications for its existence. We feel it when we are in a suboptimal state of being or triggered. This idea of being triggered is crucial. For when we are triggered, we are reactive, not responsive. Our reactions don't fully feel within our control and/or are not congruent with our real self.Read More
"I'm so much more of who I am and so much less of who I think I should be." This is the news that greeted me when talking with a client recently. This kind of news lights me up as a therapist. It makes oh so clear how valuable our work is. Do you know how valuable your work is?Read More