“Acknowledging what is" or how to make friends with my fear
Bert Hellinger’s words “Acknowledging what is” are fluttering in my mind. On social media and around me I am seeing and hearing many messages of positive affirmation since the Coronavirus pandemic started. Messages that prompt us to look for the beauty in life and avoid the ugly, to connect to love instead of fear. Being grateful for what we have, feeling compassion and love for others and connecting with nature are great ways to stay in good spirits and raise our level of vi
Flamenco, break-dance or waltz? What is your Dance with Mother like?
Expansion and retraction. The two essential movements in life. In expansion, I am open, I am interested in the world, I say yes to the world, I am contact oriented. In retraction, I protect myself against the world, I say no, I defend myself, I confront, I reject, my body feels tense. Our attitude to life is deeply connected to the way we came into this world and how we relate to our mother. If our mother was absent, either physically or emotionally, or trauma was part of our