There are times when you need a way to access Loving Adult Presence on the spot, in public, quickly.
In sessions, when I’m with a client who wants to work on an intense issue or feeling, I always start by taking them through a whole-body lead-in. This is a powerful process that grounds you in several layers of body awareness, creating a flexible, sturdy container to hold any strong emotions that come up.
But the whole-body lead-in takes a full five minutes, requires privacy, and takes some effort to memorize if you want to do it by yourself. So it isn’t a good “on the go” solution for dealing with unexpected intense emotions.
Instead, you can turn to your breath, using a practice that is quick, easy to remember, and can be done in any situation. Just as the sun bathes the lilac buds and causes them to bloom, your breath can bathe your heart and open it, restoring you to spacious, peaceful Loving Adult Presence. In this 5-minute video I’ll show you how: