Photo Credit: AdobeStock The Wholebody Focusing Blog seems to have expanded and has become more inclusive as it awakens the stories of other participants who share experiences of themselves so powerfully. Several stories have touched me deeply as they further validate my own story of myself. In fact, there have been surprising expanded new directions … Continue reading This Hurts!
Out of nothing, something new emerges. Kevin connects us to one of his influences, Pierre de Chardin, who believed that we have a role to play in the expanding universe. We are a part of planet Earth and it sustains life–even our lives. We can sense into the laws of gravity, for example, that help … Continue reading Me & Planet Earth That Sustains Me & More
“How do we know that Wholebody focusing works at all?” It is in noticing that something new is showing up in one’s life or that something is showing up more than it did before.
Not only is my body getting the nourishment and loving connection it so needed, what is also different is my body now can take it in, absorb it, digest it, grow from it. In retrospect, five years ago,
Whatever remedies we put in place to prevent sexual abuse have to be an unambiguous actions with real consequences that leave no room for interpretation or advantage for perpetrators to continue their destructive behavior. We must also pair new laws with programs to heal those who have been wounded. Wholebody Focusing stands in the forefront of practices that can support that healing.
I follow the #MeToo movement closely because it addresses a reality that is central to my existence. Sexual abuse trauma dominates my emotional life. I was never sexually abused myself; however, my mother was. Her sexual abuse impacted her ability to be a loving mother to me. I recently became aware of the depth of … Continue reading The Unbearable Wound
Photo Credit: Michael Lux – Sitting in a bar in Rome watching Italian soccer What happens when we become disconnected from all or part of our families of origin, our languages, or our culture? How does it live in our bodies? I’ve had much time to be with this. All four of my grandparents were … Continue reading The Worst Has Passed/Il peggio è passato
I have been writing Haiku about the energetic patterns of my days. I write them fast with very little editing to capture the moment and post them to Twitter.