Kintsugi living blog — intuition

7 gentle practices that promote healing

Posted by Kenetha Stanton on

7 gentle practices that promote healing

© 2007 mrhayata, Flickr | CC-BY-SA | via Wylio Living a kintsugi kind of life means actively working on healing the broken places in our lives in such a way that our healing does become gold to be treasured. Part of that healing process involves facing our pain head on and allowing it to flow through us, but few of us in our emotion-phobic culture have been taught how to do that. Instead, we are conditioned to keep the pain hidden and distract ourselves from dealing with it through work, shopping, eating, alcohol, drugs, busyness, TV, computer games, and a...

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Accessing the body's wisdom in decision making

Posted by Kenetha Stanton on

Accessing the body's wisdom in decision making

I struggle with making decisions. The bigger the decision, the bigger the struggle, but even small decisions are challenging. This is not unusual for my personality type (I'm an INFJ). My ability to see situations from many different perspectives means that I am often able to make compelling arguments for every possibility under consideration such that my mind gets bogged down in over-analysis as I try to evaluate the many equally compelling options. Likewise, my strong empathic abilities mean that I often feel other people's emotions even more strongly than my own. When making a decision, I'm often so aware...

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