Life Issue

01 Jan

Getting Your Life Back on Track

I want to share with you a remarkable first interview with a new student of Integral Deep Listening (IDL), who we will call Ted.  The night before our first Skype appointment he asked for a dream that would help him to understand how and why he is so stuck in his life. Here are Ted’s life issues and his dream, followed by his comments about it followed by my translation of the comments of two interviewed dream characters and comments about...

12 Dec

Locked Out in the Cold, Nude!

Rather than dismissing nightmares as “day residue” or some sort of “psychic indigestion, Integral Deep Listening (IDL) demonstrates that they act as “wake up calls” that when listened to, are transformational. ...

20 Nov

A Flying Snake Builds Confidence!

How do you build confidence in a teenager to help them stop comparing themselves to others, get over possessiveness, and find themselves? Here is the solution that presented itself for this seventeen year old young man: become a ten meter long flying green snake! ...

13 Nov

Surfing Your Way Out of Fear

We all have things that keep us from surfing through life, but few of us have the excuse of having our arm bitten off by a shark. Would you get back up on your board if that happened to you? ...

03 Nov

Moving Out

“How will I shift into this next stage of my life and find new friends? How will this change my relationship with my family? Should I live at home, like my mother wants, or should I move closer to my school?” ...

03 Nov

Healing life-long fears

“I encourage Yutta to see her life as a film to laugh about or cry about but not take too seriously. Don’t take anything personally! She should become me when she feels insecure or not wanted, or needs confidence. I have come into her life to wake her up to knowing she is wanted and secure!” ...

08 Oct

Interviewing Dog Shit

What could be more sacrilegious and useless than imagining you are interviewing a pile of dog shit? Doing so challenges every assumption about value and reality that most of us take for granted. And that’s exactly the point. Are those assumptions real? Are they useful? What do you discover when you suspend them? Tony, for one, was surprised at what he learned… ...