Developing Wisdom Guidance – Part 1

In the first four chapters, we explored awareness that heals, friendly mind, moving from self-rejection toward self-compassion and inquiry. All of them, especially inquiry, can help us access our wisdom guidance and persevere when access is difficult. To define it from a different perspective, our wisdom guidance frames in word and tone the message that … Read more

Inquiring from the Heart – Part 3

Passages from Awareness that Heals

Inquiry can go on intermittently for days in the background of your mind and heart when you are really interested in exploring a specific part of your life. When this happens, you want to be sure that you keep the same positive focus of questioning where it is clear that you are looking to support … Read more

Inquiring from the Heart – Part 2

Passages from Awareness that Heals

Inquiry from the heart is essential because, if we make this practice part of our lives, it is one of the key ways to focus our awareness in the direction of our own healing and fulfillment. It can also alert us when we are not heading in a healing direction. When we develop awareness that … Read more

Inquiring from the Heart – Part 1

Passages from Awareness that Heals

Although most of us already ask ourselves questions about how we might make positive changes in our lives, those questions are often asked in ways that do not support us and do not bring healing. They can be expressed with a negative edge like, “Why aren’t you making more progress?” or “Why are you stuck … Read more

Cultivating Friendly Mind – Part 3

Passages from Awareness that Heals

In this series, we take a look at one of the eight key practices for navigating life’s challenges that are explored in my new book, Awareness That Heals. The voice of friendly mind simply and sensibly deals with what is possible rather than continuing to go for the impossible. It is pragmatic, unbiased, and even-tempered. … Read more

Cultivating Friendly Mind – Part 2

Passages from Awareness that Heals

While the sound of our friendly mind’s voice varies depending on the circumstances we are facing, it does have abiding qualities. It is either neutral or, when the challenges are not all consuming, it is supportive. To demonstrate this, here is the summary of a series of sessions in dialogue form, showing how friendly mind … Read more

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