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 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 and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This article is a continuation from the previous newsletter on the topic of “What is Home?”. If you haven’t read the first part, you can find it here. 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 […]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 of the common reasons why people don’t feel at home is because at some point in their lives they’ve disconnected from the bodies. Our bodies are our physical homes in which we live, through which we feel our connection with the physical world, and through which we experience manifestation. Also, the word matter comes […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
In today’s newsletter I want to share a couple of examples of what life can feel like when you invite more spaciousness into your life as you face challenging situations. A few weeks ago, as I was looking at a bill, I noticed that my homeowner’s insurance rate went up. It actually tripled. At first, I thought […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
In this video I invite you to take a minute to slow down and to feel compassion for yourself, regardless of what challenge, pain or suffering you are currently experiencing. I’ll be holding an on-line workshop on April 7 @ 12 pm PST, titled “Restoring Connection When You Feel Chronic Loneliness and Disconnect“. To learn more or […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Once we see clearly what our particular pattern is, it no longer has power over us. From here we can learn to experience more belonging than ever before. I haven’t felt at home since becoming a refugee at the age of nine. I searched for years for a place I could call my own. Every […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I used to dislike Valentine’s day. The pressure to be in a relationship usually became stronger around this time. I would want to hide somewhere or put up a façade that I was not bothered in the least by the fact that I didn’t have a boyfriend. When I looked at couples, I imagined that […]Continue Reading... No Comments.