Conscious Embodiment:

The Practice of Being Present

 

 

Practising Presence in Everyday Life

Post date: Apr 8 2017 - 5:34pm

It is very challenging on a day-to-day basis to remain aware that I am not my thoughts, I am not my feelings, I am not my history and I am not my story. The experience of this human life is so captivating – in all senses...Read more

Seeking, Striving and Self-Acceptance

Post date: Mar 19 2017 - 12:24pm

Your essential Self, your core, your true nature or being, is impeccable, pure and perfect. Maybe you believe that statement, or maybe you don't. Maybe you want to believe it but find it hard to. Maybe the idea resonates as true, but as most people, you have difficulty experiencing that truth,...Read more

Know Thyself

Post date: Feb 12 2017 - 12:08pm

During our initial meeting, a new client recently expressed to me, "Everything you've said to me, I already know. Essentially, I know what the problem is, so I don't know how you could help me." Within a week or two this conversation, a client I have been seeing for a little while expressed the...Read more

Identity (part 2)

Post date: Jan 21 2017 - 1:04pm

Many people think, "I am who I am… I can't change that... And I wouldn't want to change that. This is the way I think. This is how I feel. May be the way I express my thoughts or feelings, and maybe sometimes, how I react, get me in trouble, but this is who I am. Why should I change who I am?"...Read more

Making New Year's Resolutions That You Can Keep

Post date: Jan 15 2017 - 4:13pm

We are all familiar with the struggle to keep the resolutions we've made for the New Year, with following through and accomplishing the goal we've set out for ourselves. This is a very familiar refrain. Even if you are not personally familiar with this difficulty, it is a well-worn theme and a...Read more

Identity (part 1)

Post date: Dec 4 2016 - 10:29am

We all seek to construct an identity in some way. Human beings are social creatures: not only do we live in a context of social relationships, but one of the distinguishing features of our human brains is the capacity to reflect about ourselves, to think about and construct ideas about ourselves...Read more

Conscious Embodiment

Post date: Nov 20 2016 - 8:13pm

There are so many good self-help books, inspirational books, words of wisdom. Books that cause you to question things, including yourself. Books that help you to see things differently, or to connect with knowledge you already possessed. Books that inspire you to grow and evolve beyond your...Read more

Making Changes, Times of Transition

Post date: Nov 6 2016 - 9:42am

There are times in our lives when we know we need to make a change. Sometimes the reason for the change is obvious; sometimes the change in itself that we need to make is clear. Sometimes , though, we just have a sense or a feeling that we need to make a change. For example, that an old...Read more

Rushing

Post date: Oct 22 2016 - 5:14pm

Do you often find yourself in a rush? If your first response is "No," that you're not often in a rush, take a moment to think about that a little more.
 
First of all, what do you define as being "in a rush?" For most people this probably means being late, feeling some degree of...Read more

Transformational Change

Post date: Jul 30 2016 - 11:11am

I have written in previous blogs about "Holding On" and "Letting Go" - of old stories we tell ourselves - and of various forms of change, and creating new...Read more

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