Have you let go of your New Year’s Resolution yet? I would like to propose that winter is not the time to create big changes. Winter is the time to be still, go slow, and prepare for change.
Recently I was in Colorado and walked to the Colorado River about 10 miles downstream from the headwaters. As I stood there, the “mighty” Colorado River could be walked across with 4 large steps. Was this really the Colorado River? Was it really the same powerful creator of the Grand Canyon, generator of electricity at […]
I was the kid who had to stay in the classroom during recess and did not get to go on nature based activities like camping, canoe trips, etc. So part of this retreat experience was trying something that “normal” kids got to do—go to camp.
When I work with people who don’t report feelings of anger, I usually ask about other emotions as well. They often report that they don’t feel angry, hurt, sad, embarrassed, etc. very often. They talk about wanting to avoid those “negative” emotions.
In my experience, anger comes up when we are feeling an emotion we do not like. So in other words, we feel anger because we are feeling something else