Safety is one of the basic needs we have as humans beings. Safety offers us a sense of protection, security, and a deep knowing that we are far away from threat and danger. Safety is felt from within and we can also attune to a sense of safety in our environment, as well as people […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
If you have a persistent “challenge” in your life, do you find yourself pushing and trying harder, hoping that the difficulty would just resolve one day if you exert enough force and perseverance? I believe many of us, myself included, are familiar with the impulse of struggle. A few days ago, I caught myself in […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Here’s a video I created that will give you tips on connecting with inner and outer resources! Please comment and let me know which one(s) you picked. HANDOUT: List of inner & outer resourcesContinue Reading... No Comments.
Beautiful friendships can be a source of deep nourishment, love and support. They can fuel us when we feel down. They can help us to appreciate the simple things in life. With friends life becomes more enjoyable and more meaningful. Currently, 40% of people who live in US share that they feel lonely. Dr. Lissa […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A couple of weeks ago I felt an impulse to write an article on safety. I started with some of the more “traditional” phrases, such safety is a feeling of well being, it’s an absence of danger or threat, usually accompanied by feelings of peace, possibly fulfillment, feeling loved, taken care of and included. As […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Many of us, as we were growing up, unconsciously morphed ourselves into someone our parents wanted us to be. This adaptive strategy made us feel safe, it assured us that we would survive, it kept us accepted by our parents and caregivers. Some of the choices that we made as children served our development […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I’ve been reflecting on some of the elements that fell into place and became my companions in the search for my true home. The following five “states of being” felt like anchor, something I could come back to again and again: 1. Being in supportive and nourishing relationships with friends and family For […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
For me a sense of home evokes feelings of being loved and accepted for who I am; feeling safe within myself and inside of my relationships. Being held when I need to be. Feeling comfortable in my own skin. Also, a tapestry of experiences emerge, such as: sensing the soothing and pleasant taste of hot […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It’s been two weeks since I’ve been back from Israel. 150 of us, from 37 countries started an incredible journey of integrating our collective and intergeneration traumas, through a project called “Pocket Project.” I had a rich and intense time learning about trauma, integrating parts of my own shadow and meeting amazing people and colleagues who […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
One key reason why people don’t feel at home is because at some point in their lives they’ve disconnected from their bodies. Our bodies are our physical homes in which we live, through which we feel our connection with the tangible world, and through which we experience manifestation. The word MATTER comes from Latin materia “substance […]Continue Reading... No Comments.