An unexpected transition occurs when something happens that forces you to reevaluate and change your life. When things are going well, there is little incentive to make personal change. But then life happens. Just when you think your life is stable, something upsets your apple cart. Suddenly, you find yourself navigating a divorce, career change, or family crisis. While such transitions may be disorienting, they create a window of openness to reevaluate your life.
I woke up with the thought, "What if I was just totally open and supportive to my friend?”
Then, a part of me pulled back and thought, “I will wait to do that after I see if another piece falls into place in our friendship.”
I continued the conversation with myself, “Hold on, why not just offer my openness and love regardless? It is not
Vision is when you experience a specific possibility as a potential for yourself. It has to have the element of it being possible for you. It may come in the form of an idea, a dream, or a realization such as an "aha experience." Vision is direct communication from Life itself. In addition to serving you personally, vision is critically important to the culture that you are a part of. It was standard practice in many Native American
The following is an excerpt from my upcoming book, Natural Way of Being: When a doorway to something new opens, step into and explore it. Take it as far as it can go. Typically, a doorway will unfold for a while and then hit a point where it requires time for something further to develop. At that point, leave it in a place that you can return to and let it incubate for a while.
This is from my upcoming book, Natural Way of Being: When we offer our intention to initiate the dance of unfoldment, it is essential to detach from the outcome. We live in a results-based culture and obviously getting results has it place. Your boss or team leader wants results, right? But with the dance of unfoldment, we are interacting with many things beyond our control. And
About the Author
I, Michael Hoffman, am a licensed psychotherapist, teacher, and author with 25 years experience in counseling and teaching experiential workshops. I have maintained this blog since 2009 and will publish my second book Natural Way of Being in 2018.
I offer in-person and video-conferencing counseling, intensive workshops, and online courses to allow participants to directly experience their natural way of being and the life they would have for themselves.