Vanessa | January 3, 2011
It isn’t necessarily that the world is an illusion, but our perceptions of the world are. We perceive the world through our own particular filters, interpreting the actions of others in a way that makes sense to us and confirms our world views.
Vanessa | May 21, 2010
To celebrate signing the lease with new tenants and a major appliance move that has opened up loads of space in our back hallway (where we were storing a fridge, stove, washer and dryer from previous tenants) I decided to treat myself to Andrew Harvey’s new book, Heart YogaHeart Yoga. While I was there I [...]
Vanessa | April 23, 2010
Through ‘active imagination’ and a strong meditation practice, as well as dream analysis, she brought herself through the intense grief over the loss of her unborn son, and overcame a lifetime of conditioning that caused her to see her body as something to be ‘used’ instead of cherished.
Vanessa | April 22, 2010
Today I dive back in to Leaving My Father’s House by Marion Woodman, which I started a couple of months ago but drifted away from. Brilliant Jungian exploration, using the fairy tale Allerleirauh, the inspiration for my purchase of the Grimm’s Fairy Tales.
Vanessa | April 12, 2010
I am. Desperately in need of a reading binge. There was quite a span for me where I could not find anything on my shelves that interested me – I would scan but nothing was of interest. At least not enough to actually take the time to read. But now everything has changed. There are [...]