Vulnerable loveable you

Vulnerability is the foundational truth and the deepest teacher.  Vulnerability is longing and limits.  We all want things and we all have forces larger than ourselves contributing to whether and how those things happen.  At the intersection of our longing … Continue reading

Christmas gift your body

In this season of gift giving we remember those who have touched us through the year.  We buy and make and wrap thoughtful things as a gesture of care and appreciation.  We take the time to write a card or … Continue reading

A bit rude

It may seem a bit rude to interrupt, yet my daily work with clients is about interrupting.  I interrupt people as they deny or suppress or defend against the truth of what they are experiencing, and invite them to come … Continue reading

You Are The Answer

Like all living things, we are built to grow.  We are meant to become the fullest manifestation of ourselves.  Sometimes when we are quiet, when we are still, we can hear the soft insistent voice within calling us.  Like a … Continue reading

The growth choice

We are wired to survive.  Our brains and bodies are designed to prioritize staying alive over all else.  In situations of danger all our resources are mobilized to fight or flee.  No conscious choice is necessary.  Automatic processes kick into … Continue reading

Longing and limits

We are all vulnerable. We long for so many things.  And often we can do a great deal toward making those things happen, but we do not 100% determine the outcome.  In the end other forces contribute to whether or … Continue reading

Growing into more you

When people come in my door they are often suffering, in some kind of pain or stuckness, and they are looking for help to feel better.  What they may not know is, they are really looking to grow. The things … Continue reading

The utility of futility

If at first you don’t succeed try again.  Then try some more.  Then if you don’t succeed, try giving up. Some things in life are futile.  The vulnerable truth of being human is we are not 100% in control of … Continue reading

Committing to you

Are you holding back?  In this delicious painful vulnerable beautiful human journey, are you all the way in, or in by just a toe? Someone once said to me “I only want to commit to my life just enough to … Continue reading

Protected or connected

“It seems like I carry a shield around me to protect me so I don’t get hurt” she said.  We were working on her struggle to open up and be close to people.   As we paid attention to her … Continue reading