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2019 Tidbits & to-Do's - morsels to spark curiosity
Once we have explored and expressed the deeper aspects of our sense of self in the context of our work, it is time to return to the original issue presented and be curious about what evolves in the work. I often suggest that we have no expectations at this point, other than simply being curious. Perhaps there will simply be less pressure, less angst, or there may be a significant shift in knowing how to handle the situation in a new way. Any outcome is welcome.
Summary of this phase:
Questions for exploration:
I’m Back!! Sorry for my short break. With holidays upon us … well, you know how it goes!
Continuing along with our process…
As you reach out and receive responses to your exploration of your challenge in your work and connections to your own story, consider the impact the responses have on your experience from three perspectives: what do I feel about myself, what do I think about myself, and what do I then want to do when I feel/think this way.
Additionally, doing a body scan from head to toe, notice changes in your physical experience as you receive a response from a loved one. Imagine colors, shapes, experiences, and perhaps a metaphor that will capture this experience. Really let yourself into the experience in a “felt” way.
Reading Reflection: make notes in your journal on above experiences and share these with one of your safe haven friends.
This is a shorter posting, however this piece is incredibly important, as it is the positive, transformative aspect to reach and response.
Next Up: Phase 3: Integration into the Work
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