Business

25 Aug

Going to the Dogs: Accessing your Inner Canine to Fight Stress

Every time you interview a source of stress in your life, an anger, disappointment, sadness, or fear, or a character from a dream or nightmare using the simple IDL interviewing protocol, you will expand your sense of self to include those pressures that before seemed beyond your control. ...

20 Oct

Becoming Rain to Transcend Anger

We are all habitually locked in the box of our waking world view. We are not used to taking other perspectives. IDL teaches this essential capability for growth and transformation. ...

06 Oct

A Ghost Teaches Detachment and Relaxation

“I am in this room in a corner and swaying from one side to the other! I have big black eyes and a knot on my head like you would see on an air balloon! I like this balloony thing on my head. You know when you let out the air in a balloon? I can let off steam if people bother me! I just think, ‘Kiss my ass!'” ...

29 Sep

Getting Out of the Swamp of Your Life

In the above picture, we may assume that the boy is helping his stuck horse. But what if it’s the other way around? What if the horse has come to help the boy get unstruck? That’s the situation that we find in this interview, in which a kind and intelligent businessman lacks the confidence to cold call potential business clients ...

16 Sep

Synchronicity and Life Support

Synchronicity is a term coined by the great psychologist, Carl Jung to indicate events that are obviously closely connected but which have no causal relationship.  An example would be thinking about your mother as she is calling you on the phone. In the following example, the synchronicity occurred in three areas: 1) dream content, 2) an interview of the dream emailed to me, and 3) the way I first experienced the interview.  All three of these time-space dimensions came together...

06 Sep

Dealing With Powerful True Believers

The problem in dealing with True Believers is that they have their minds made up and any alternative world view threatens theirs. In our grandiosity we often think, “I will become a True Believer. Once they see how wonderful I am and how much I have to offer that will help them, they will listen to me and change.” This generally amounts to self-delusion, wasted time and wasted effort. ...

18 Aug

Live Life as a Gummy Bear!

Wherever you go, whatever you do, your self-image, generally formed when you were a child, follows you.  To change it, you need to get a sense of what it is and how it shows up in your thoughts and feelings and how it affects your relationships with others.  Diamond has been married long enough to have three wonderful children, the oldest nineteen.  She became a veterinarian but gave it up to raise her family. She is patient, kind, and...

21 May

Escaping the drama of your life

Do you have difficulty letting go of your past? Do you let idiots slow you down? Would you like to get free? Hop on the Motorcycle Within and ride into the life of your dreams! ...