Roots Blog

The Wounded Warrior

Written by Dr. Crosbie Watler. A true story by an inspired man. The wee hours.  Wide awake with no distractions.  No escape in restful slumber.  Free and clear space.  I can feel the energy in my body.  It’s stuck and I’ve been carrying it all day, maybe longer.  I sense some of it is not […]

Living in Complexity: Navigating Chaos & Order

Given these times, navigating chaos is now more important than ever… Like the rest of the natural world, embodied BEing as opposed to disembodied DOing requires a delicate balance of chaos and order.  When BEing authentic, we lack self-consciousness (the insecurity that fuels incongruent displays), enabling inspired doing to flow from abundance.  We know we are in this abundant BEing state when the reward overshadows the effort.  Many refer to […]

The Healing Combination: The Significant Thing & Optimistic Re-orientation

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude” (Maya Angelou).  When we operate with a higher sense of coherence we are feeling into our agency (confidence in who we are and what we have), making us more able to optimistically re-orient ourselves, so we can navigate challenges from […]

Turning to the Trees…

By S.Dames and K.Hunter They came upon the Cedar tree. It showed them the breadth of their centre and the strength and limitations of their shallow root systems.  While their resources span widely on the surface, when the drought and winds come, they feel fragile, wondering if they’re enough, if they have what it takes […]

Suffering to Bliss: Transforming Trauma to Grit

I’m on this path. I’ve experienced this bliss. I know it’s possible… When adversities from the past are emotionally unresolved, they remain with us, emerging as what we now call ‘trauma.’ When we heal these wounds, we remove the emotional charge from the associated people and events.  Without the emotional charge, the experience is simply a learning […]

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