What if we can explore and access more of the guideposts to Wholehearted Living by getting to know our protective parts that get in the way of compassion, curiousity, connection, creativity, courage and compassion? Here is an IFS-informed experiential exploration of the Wholehearted Living Guideposts in Brene Brown's Gifts of Imperfection Book (10th Anniversary Edition).
Category: daily practice
A part of me feels sad and yet a part of me feels relief…What is IFS talking about when we talk of parts?
Have you ever felt really calm and zen after an early morning swim, walk or meditation yet a family member says or does that one thing and you feel overtaken with irritation/rage/worry/fear or despair as if you were a completely different person than who you were 5 minutes ago? I have, daily!! Read more to understand how Internal Family Systems describes this process that we all experience.
Best Podcasts /Reading for 2022
Best podcasts and books to read in 2022 ranging in topics from personal growth, grief, relationships, libido, parenting, self worth and perfectionism
Why are Mindfulness & Self-Compassion so key to well-being?
The two wings of mindfulness and kindness will begin to open our heart to more connection with the world." Tara Brach There is a well known story in mindfulness circles that when the Dalai Lama met with meditation practitioners and neuroscientists to research mindfulness he could not understand the Westerner experience of self hatred. Once… Continue reading Why are Mindfulness & Self-Compassion so key to well-being?
Two Short Mindfulness & Self-Compassion Practices
My favourite calming Mindfulness & Self Compassion exercise for my nervous system (and clients nervous systems) is the Kind Hand exercise. Placing your hand over your heart and applying gentle pressure and warmth, convinces your mind and body that you are receiving a hug and you experience an increase in the soothing, care and connection… Continue reading Two Short Mindfulness & Self-Compassion Practices