Posts Tagged ‘sensory processing yoga’
The New Skill: Ecological Thinking
Photo by Nitish Kadam on Unsplash We humans have been running on left-brained, linear thinking for a long time. It has accomplished a lot but its limitations are evident also. What Is Linear Thinking? Linear thinking is thinking that is based on the idea of sequential events and therefore a line. Sequential events lead to…Read More
The Special Challenge Of The Outsider
To be an outsider is not an easy task. It is a special role that has great potential for personal transformation. Who Is The Outsider? The outsider is the person who departs their existing cultural home for a new unknown destination. People do not become outsiders accidentally. It is a path that is deliberately chosen…Read More
The Emergence Of The Outsiders
From the beginning of time, there have been outsiders. Who Are Outsiders? Outsiders are different from everyone else in some way. They are a special group of people who have developed skills and often different cultural models and ideas that put them in a different place compared to the other people around them. If Einstein…Read More
Are You Suffering From Cultural Depression?
Photo by Kitti Incédi on Unsplash I see a lot of depression around me. Perhaps you do, too. But it is a strange kind of depression the kind of depression that comes when everything around us seems wrong. I call it cultural depression. Depression And Culture What I am seeing is a fairly complex depression…Read More
Let’s Save Ourselves: Distinguishing Greed And Abundance
Photo by Mae Mu on Unsplash There has to be a better answer. At least that is what I keep telling myself. For the longest time I have asked myself why there is so much misery in the world and what can be done to change it. Why is it that we have so much…Read More
Race, Culture and HSPs: “Black People Don’t Do Therapy”
I am no doubt an HSP. I’ve read Elaine Aron’s wonderful and eye-opening books, I’ve taken the quizzes in the workbooks and I’ve been greatly helped by much of the advice given on HSP websites and by knowing that I’m not alone. And like very many HSPs I’ve suffered bouts of depression and very high…Read More
The Hidden Bridge: Making Connection Easier
Why is it so hard for people to work together and solve problems together? So often people organize themselves by some sort of group affiliation that they often do not see other ways to connect. Are we missing something – another hidden bridge to help us work together better? Sources Of Cohesion Cohesion is created…Read More
When Is Vulnerability Toxic?
How we notice, experience, internalize and project vulnerability are extremely important topics. There is no way we can really come into our own in a strong co-creating way in the world unless we are able to get a handle on this important topic. Debunking Mono-Vulnerability According to Merriam Webster, vulnerability is: 1. capable of being…Read More
The Safety Of The Good
Do you seek harmony – or the good – especially in your relationships? Many of us, especially HSP’s do. If I examine my experience, I notice how often I feel an inner pull towards the good and working with others. Working with seems natural. Working against does not. Working with feels good; working against does…Read More
Is Independence Real?
Photo by Nick Jio on Unsplash Independence and autonomy are cherished goals in many people’s lives. I am all for standing on one’s own two feet. However, I notice more and more how autonomy and independence can become distorted. Is Independence Real? Here in the US, we are all about independence. So much so that we…Read More