Episode 2: Embodied Presence
Welcome to the second episode of the Hero’s Journey® Podcast, March 2019.
In this episode, Michael examines what it takes to practice an authentically Embodied Presence, questioning habitual thinking, and learning to practice letting go of patterned habits.
[2:00] Identification with familiar thoughts give us a sense of ourselves
[3:58] How do we let go of thoughts that seem to cling to us? Thoughts have to let go into something else – into a larger container.
[4:20] In order to be embodied we must learn to tolerate physical sensations long enough to inhabit them.
[5:20] Addressing troubling thoughts
[7:50] “Solutions” are the real trouble!
[10:20] Addressing the anxiety of letting go of thought
[14:05] Practicing Embodied Awareness – Meditation
[23:16] Question: What is the world asking of me?