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 … Read more
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.
What does a rib cage have to do with insomnia?
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!
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?
Dealing With Procrastination
“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?”
“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!”
If you know a teenager or an adult who compares themselves to others, feels insecure, or has chronic fear, you can help them to get in touch with their own unique emerging potentials that reflect the priorities of their inner compass.
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…