Oliver: My partner : You ok? Me: I’m fine (in a curt tone) Her: Have you had lunch? I think you might be hangry. Me: I SAID I’M FINE! Her: Whoa. Here, eat this. Me (15 minutes after eating): Wow, I feel much better. Thank you. I’m so sorry for snapping. The need to self … Continued
Erin: A sense of safety is integral to our ability to regulate ourselves. How do we cultivate a feeling of safety in our experience? Taking inspiration from childhood security blankets and circus safety nets, this meditation will explore places to hold our attention that can shore up our sense of safety and help those hypervigilant nervous … Continued
Caitlin: In the beginning, there is no self-regulation. As infants, we need others to co-regulate. As we grow up, we are taught to regulate on our own – e.g. “go to your room to calm down.” We are then praised for being independent. This is a reminder that you don’t need to go it alone. As … Continued
Pamela: There’s a bus-full of You and we are going for a drive. According to Oxford Languages, to “regulate” means to “control or maintain the rate or speed of (a machine or process) so that it operates properly.” What is our speed? What is our machine? What is proper? For this sit, we will explore our … Continued
Warren: We grow up being surrounded and supported by the land whether we realize it or not. Many of us don’t receive much guidance in building a supportive relationship with nature. In this session we will explore ways of connecting with and mirroring nature to help bring calm, groundedness and peace to our nervous system.