4 elements meditation from Work That Reconnects on Vimeo.
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 Read more
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. Read more
(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. Read more
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. Read more
Harvesting the Evolutionary Gifts of All Our Ancestors adapted for Online Practices Read more
Through deep observation of a beng in nature and journaling seeing our own issues with new eyes: both individual and collective challenges. Read more
How do we take the magic and inspiration of a WTR workshop with us into daily life and engage with the Spiral as needed? Here’s one way—A Guided Self-Practice of The Work That Reconnects. Kathleen Rude, a long-time WTR facilitator, has crafted a 45-minute, interactive self-practice that makes the Spiral journey available any time. The… Read more
“It is my great pleasure to recommend this Spanish version of the 2014 edition of Coming Back to Life, translated by Adrián Villaseñor Galarza. I cannot think of a finer and more experienced person to render this book into Spanish than Adrián, himself a teacher and facilitator of the Work That Reconnects in Latin America. Adrián, who has… Read more
Tami Simon of Sounds True speaks with Joanna about hope in times of chaos and dissolution, as well as how hope is something we do rather than just feel. They consider apathy as a refusal to face the inevitability of suffering and why the state of the environment can be especially heartbreaking. Finally, Tami and Joanna talk… Read more