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Tag Archive for ‘Michele McCrea’

Depression: A Personal View?

Last week was Mental Health Week, and there has been a focus in the Australian media on mental health issues in the entertainment industry. Yesterday, I found a pile of old manuscripts in a filing cabinet in my shed, and discovered among them this essay that I wrote in the early 1980s, when I was working contracts as an editing assistant in film and television. Like most of my writing […]

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Catching the Lizard

Last April, when I was in Sydney for a four-day study block, I dreamed of a lizard. I am in the doorway of my room, just on the threshold. I see a lizard running across the floor. I reach down trying to catch it before it disappears under the bed. Then I woke up. In class, we do an exercise to unfold part of a dream. We are asked to […]

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Message from the World Channel

Process Work practitioners pay attention to synchronicities, looking for personal meaning in apparent coincidences… Back when I was working on the original business plan for 7 Gateways to Inner Wisdom, trying to find the the right people and the right words, crunch the right numbers, and mould the vision of my heart into a shape that might convince the world and myself that yes, this could work, I would sometimes […]

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A Teaching from the Tin Man

A Process Oriented Inner Work Exercise I lie on my back on the floor and close my eyes, bringing my awareness to my breathing. I enjoy the feeling of relaxation and notice that I am reluctant to look for a disturbance. After a while, I notice a slight pain or stiffness in my left middle back, around the back of the ribcage. I focus on this, noticing that this area […]

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Writing for myself

How do you find your writing voice? What is an authentic voice? How can you communicate your content in a heartfelt, convincing way? Who is listening? Who will read your work? I have kept a journal since I was eighteen years old and just starting university. Everything goes into my journal: emotions, relationship dramas, small joys, big challenges, dreams, poems, story fragments, sketches, doodles, lists, plans and designs. The focus […]

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