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
Thanksgiving is a celebration of abundance. It is celebrating the things that we have in our lives. At this time of year on the Medicine Wheel, we are entering the time of introspection. It is a time to reevaluate the things in our lives that are working and not working. An often forgot about element in the time of introspection is to consider what is working. What are the things that you succeeded at? Part of introspection and
The notion of the big world came from interacting with my cat when I lived in Oceanside, California. There was a fenced-in area on my patio that she could be outside, but still protected. But if she went out the gate she was in the Big World. There were coyotes out there. She loved the safety of the fenced world, but she was always happiest and most alive when she was out in the big
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.