Why am I offering a Gift Economy course? It’s part of my own practice and healing. Money and love have often been equated with each other in my story…
Only after we let ourselves have our experiences in response to hurts, can we tend to our unmet needs.
I reclaimed my snarl because fear became tiresome and because it’s about bloody time!
How I navigated flight, shame, anger, social engagement, sadness, freeze, and appease to take care of myself at Somatic Experiencing training.
Reflections on the value of community, the sadness of disconnection, the value of taking care of the body, and teaching MSC chronic fatigue.
Am I abandoning myself by sleeping so much? What might I find if I connect with myself and get curious instead?
How might trying something new, pushing boundaries, and not being afraid to fail inspire this sick self-compassionista?
While my inner critic is worried that I’m sick my self-compassion practice is enjoying going deep.
A retreat experience to helps us tune in to our emotions regularly, connect with our experience, and tend to our needs in each moment.
We all have the capacity to be empowered, to honor our body and claim our gifts and strengths. This is the hope of the human condition and the faith in the path.
If you’re experiencing barriers to practicing self-compassion, there’s a part of the Somatic Self-Compassion Online (SSCON) curriculum for that!
Article originally published July 14, 2018; updated February 19, 2019. In my journeys with other heart-centered teachers of contemplative work, some great questions about trauma-informed teaching and meditation-facilitation have come up. I feel that, as leaders in our communities, we have a responsibility to do the best we can to bring specific care to folks […]