Belonging

I Don’t Even Like Kool-Aid…

Posted by on Oct 23, 2013 in Belonging, Power | 2 comments

I Don’t Even Like Kool-Aid…

Okay, so not to offend anyone here, but after a thorough study of the topic, I have concluded that we have all been duped. From the moment we get here on this big blue spinning rock, we are steeped in a medicalized culture in such an insidious way that the vast majority of us do not ever question it. To question the assumptions we “all” take for granted is sacrilege. I know this in a very intimate way because people get hotly angry with me, think I am completely nuts, and assume I am outrageously irresponsible because I question all of it. A Course In Miracles teaches that the body is a...

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Graduation

Posted by on Feb 8, 2012 in Belonging, Competence, Love | 2 comments

Graduation

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.                    - Dr. Seuss Thanks Dr. Seuss.  Yes, I can steer myself in any direction I choose.  I have just completed my four year training program in the Rubenfeld Synergy Method® and celebrated my GRADUATION with much pomp and circumstance. Learning this work was indeed very challenging for me; I really had to overcome some serious obstacles to feel and own my competence as a Synergist.  The truth is I had never felt competent at anything in life.  Sure,...

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Dare to Dream of Deep Belonging

Posted by on Jan 4, 2012 in Belonging | 5 comments

“Our bodies know they belong. It’s our minds that make ourselves so homeless.” ~ John O’Donohue Our bodies know they belong. Hmmm. As I ponder this idea, my thoughts wander to the multitude of ways my body has taken on the ideas of my dominant mind. My body has literally become twisted with manifestations of the deep sense of Not Belonging. This Not Belonging is indeed a type of homelessness, a personal definition of despair. I experienced so many incidents of “betrayal” by my body, that at one point, I had to question what was really going on. I mean, if you can’t trust...

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