Friday, Sep 25, 2020

Kathmandu, Nepal

You Might Think there’s Something Wrong with You (but there isn’t)

Sitting in the hot tub tonight, something hit me. A massive, healing wave of relief came over me, after days of ruminating about how much I hate people. I hate people. I hate my life. It’s been a source of shame for me. Social anxiety. Avoiding people – just wanting to be left alone, period. And then I stay up […]

Acceptance is the Change you Seek

For most of us, most of the time, acceptance represents a change. A big one. In all my years of coaching, one thing has been consistent: Unless you acknowledge and accept a problem, you cannot change it. Often, nothing more is necessary in order to get what you want. We can desire things so intensely that we resist our current […]

I Do Not Understand Anything I See

Course in Miracles Lesson 3 I do not understand anything I see ( in this room, out the window, etc .). Again, we simply take a moment or two to look around and say, “I do not understand this pillow. I do not understand this cat. I do not understand this hand.” Well, I did that. And it helped to […]

I Give Meaning to Everything

As I suspected in my first post on the Course in Miracles, the philosophy follows the concept of nothing means anything with I give meaning to everything. Cool. This is a common ground for me, coming from a neuro-linguistic programming background. In NLP, we suggest there is no inherent meaning to anything and thus take the ability to reframe reality […]

Nothing I See Means Anything

Nothing I see means anything. This is the first principle mentioned in the book, The Course in Miracles Experiment. It comes with an experiment to look around for one minute. With each thing you see, remind yourself that it doesn’t mean anything. Ok, I did it. That fan doesn’t mean anything. This computer doesn’t mean anything. Those fingers don’t mean […]