An inspiring talk with Joanna Macy on befriending our pain, rather than pathologizing it. Despair can open our heart and alert us to what needs attention. Befriending our pain liberates us to be alive and in love with our world. Thanks to the Tamagouche Center. https://vimeo.com/294069610
The Mirror Walk awakens sensory awareness and a fresh sense of gratitude for life. Excellent training for the ecological self, it helps people experience the world as their larger body.
(Adapted from a practice by Sarah Rabkin)
This exercise has three parts. Please read only the instructions for one part at a time.
Read the instructions for part one and do exercise one. Read the instructions for part two and then do exercise two. And so on. If you read ahead, the exercise will not be as powerful. Print this page and take it with you on your adventure. Please fold the page you can only see one part at a time.
A 4.5 minute video of Joanna speaking about our pain as part of life. We need to move beyond our fear of pain to acceptance; then nothing can stop us! Made by Tim Wilson at personamedia.com.
Through deep observation of a beng in nature and journaling seeing our own issues with new eyes: both individual and collective challenges.