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6 Elements To Create Safe Spaces For Transformation

  What we can learn from nature is that every organism has its own rhythm. Everything goes through seasons. Summer, Fall, Winter and Spring. And all elements of the cycle have their distinct qualities: Growth, Crisis, Collapse, Renaissance Before we can move into the rebirth of the new story we need to create space for the collapse…
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March 19, 2019 0

Confusing Intensity with Aliveness

There is a strange beauty and joy resulting from uncovering my avoidance strategies and allowing myself to feel the feelings behind them more fully. As I elaborated on in an earlier post I can trace back quite a lot of symptoms and tensions in my current reality back to my youth where I had a…
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February 6, 2019 0

Hope is not the answer

  In recent weeks I have become ever more painfully aware of my many special modes of avoidance when it comes to feeling myself fully. One of them was and still is especially scary to let go of: My hope that things would get better sometime in the future. A particular difficult episode in my…
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January 29, 2019 0

What is going on in the world?

We are currently experiencing a time where those who are sensitive to it open up like never before to a vast pool of accumulated pain in their bodies/systems. Fractal in it’s nature, this is a vessel of trauma that reaches deep into the collective but also always finds some representation and expression in our individual…
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January 24, 2019 0

Poem: Golden Thread

In times, momentous like these our souls yearn for peace.The weight of karmic potential guides us to what is essential. A golden thread runs through timefor each good deed there’s a crime.Every wound longs for healingwith courage to face the feeling. But we have built a wallkeeping us safe and small.Yet we awake with this fear:It is…
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January 20, 2019 0

Awakening from our illusions

The past weeks have been enormously challenging for me. After Christmas I was in a very vulnerable state and a lot of old emotions, deep sadness and pain surfaced. Overwhelmed by the intensity of the feelings I was about to contract and hide – my well-worn strategy of going into the victim that has served…
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January 18, 2019 0

Poem: Hall of mirrors

Surrender to fallonce again into darknessthe inevitable call and the question to ask is:  How long will you resistfeed the fears of the pastknowing it will persistuntil you face it at last? In the hall of mirrorsinescapable mazelonged-for freedom deliversa force best known as grace. Heart towards the skyreaching up, open widethe only way to fly:love…
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January 15, 2019 0

Transcending – „Ending The Trance“ Of The Shadow

  These days, many experience the tension and symptoms of the old in greater clarity than ever. In our personal lives as well as the political and larger system, the patterns that used to run our lives no longer serve us and it becomes clear that we need to move into something new and unknown.…
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May 17, 2018 0

Free Webinar: Global Leadership Habitat

A HOME FOR SYSTEM CATALYSTS AND LEADERS A safe space for capacity building and leadership development A circle of leaders, learning from and with each other and offering mutual support; a base for you to be resourced, share knowledge and best practices, generate collective wisdom and insights, and celebrate what’s already happening. These qualities are crucial…
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May 15, 2018 0

Workshop: The Cocoon Intensive – Lisbon

A Safe Space For Courageous Innovators – Weekend Workshop Date: 05.-07.10.2018 Venue: Centro Upaya, Lisbon Registration: http://upaya.pt/the-cocoon-intensive A Community of Practice for Pioneers and Catalysts We are going through unprecedented changes. Many experience the symptoms of transformation first hand – from a very personal to a global level. When we look at the world today it is…
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May 5, 2018 0