I feel like I am in an ever shifting paradigm. The sand underneath me is shifting, falling away, leaving me without structure to order my life around. What once was solid is now barely there as an almost invisible outline of what once was. The song I learned as a child went, “The wise man … More Structure and Personal Evolution
I awoke today frustrated about how I was feeling. For the past few days I have been feeling depressed and overwhelmed. I wanted to call my daughters and whine about it, but I couldn’t find my phone. I thought about going to see my therapist but remembered I have all the tools I need, I … More Focusing Away Depression
I recently made a comment in another persons website about one of the ways I deal with depression so I thought I would share it here. I have an approach called Focusing which I learned from my teacher Tom Brown Jr. (which approach I received by going out and going to Wilderness Survival classes at … More Dealing with Depression
Healing is all about digging deeper and deeper and looking into the shadowy corners to shed light on everything and create healing. Today I did some more digging. What I found may resonate with someone out there. I woke feeling stressed again. “Why do I feel stressed?” I wondered. “Time to focus,” I sighed. “How … More Finding Our True Heroic Selves!
I have used the tool of focusing that I explained in my blog called “Do ya ever just not wanna get outta bed? “Focusing” will tell you why.” many times since learning the meditation in Trackerschool almost 10 years ago. The meditation is getting easier for me and I am more quickly able to pinpoint … More Peeling Back The Negatives, Finding our True Childlike Joy
That’s how I felt this morning. I was rested but just didn’t want to face the day. There was nothing pressing I had to do for anyone else, but I felt stressed and awful! I decided to do the focusing meditation Tom Brown Jr., my teacher at Trackerschool, taught me, to separate the individual emotions that … More Do Ya Ever Just Not Wanna Get Outta Bed? “Focusing” Will Tell You Why.
That’s how I felt this morning. I was rested but just didn’t want to face the day. There was nothing pressing I had to do for anyone else, but I felt stressed and awful! I decided to do the focusing meditation Tom Brown Jr., my teacher at Trackerschool, taught me, to separate the individual emotions that … More Do Ya Ever Just Not Wanna Get Outta Bed? "Focusing" Will Tell You Why.
At this point in my journey I believe the most important thing we gain in this life is our relationships. This means connecting with others. Not only with other people, but with everything that exists. I know this probably sounds a little “woo woo” but I guess I am a little woo woo. Lol! To … More About Michele
I remember, Before I was born . . . There is something I have been wanting to share with the world that changed my life forever, for the better, and I believe that sharing the experience may help someone else as well because I believe that my story is for everyone and that other people’s … More My Memory — Before I Was Born