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waking

preparing your

self

more than a course. 

it's a philosophy. 

waking 101:

the first in a series

Welcome to the first course in my Break Free four-part series. In Waking, you will work through four sections of learning, each one building upon the other, purposefully and thoughtfully designed to guide you in your awakening journey. 

Because the first step in any journey is realizing you need to take one. 

four sections in the Waking curriculum.

thoughtful questions. 

creativity workouts.

what matters to you?

values as decision drivers

In this first section we will dive into what matters to you and how that influences your daily decision making behaviour. 

 

We will: 

 

  • identify Core Values and how they support clarity in decision making

  • complete "Day in the Life" journey maps

  • delve into the "why" of our decision making

  • go on a virtual Field Trip as we look at how Fear and Scarcity influence even our smallest decisions

 

Remember, there is never judgment here.

 

No right, no wrong. 

 

Simply awareness. 

yes, you can. here we go. 

what's stopping you? 

identifying the masks we wear

In this second section we will look at what may be holding us back from living the life we want to live.

 

We will: 

 

  • work with the Enneagram, a tool which can support you in seeing self-limiting patterns

  • identify our "personas" or masks, and how the external world uses them to confirm the stories we make up about ourselves

  • complete a unique creativity workout using collage and mixed media

  • identify and release limiting beliefs in a transformation ritual

Taking the time to gently interrogate the assumptions we make about ourselves is key in understanding what we are ready to release.

who said I had to? 

who could I be?

allowing for self-love

Now that you know what matters to you, and what's stopping you, you are left with pure possibility, a clean canvas.

 

We will: 

  • work with the concepts of meditation, self-compassion and intuition

  • complete a unique creativity workout and guided meditation to get in touch with our True Selves

  • use mixed-media techniques to create value cards

 

A feeling of liberation and exuberance begins to take hold of us as we start to see beyond our history, and the world becomes a giant realm of potential.

I am not what they said. I am Me.

who am i?

meeting your true self

In this final section, we are meeting our True Selves! Who we are without the thinking of the world dictating our decisions, the 'shoulds' dropped from our vocabulary, and decisive action on our horizon as we cultivate that small still voice inside. 

 

We will: 

 

  • complete a unique creativity workout and meet our True Self through collage and mixed media

  • commit to a small change, an action that we will take to support bringing our Truth out into the world

  • develop an affirmation and create an "affirmation card," which will serve as a portable reminder of our work

  • commit to questions and self-inquiry

  • celebrate! we are moving back out into the world with our eyes open and equipped with the questions needed to stay awake, the creativity techniques to support us, and a newly minted understanding of our Truth. 

Hooray! 

I am the Boss of Me.

why yes, Yes I am.

the journey continues

waking 

the first step in any journey is recognizing the need to take one. here we begin to awaken to an alternate way of looking at the world through practical inquiry and creative exercises.

embarking 

 here we develop a simple personal painting practice and learn integrative journal techniques to keep us steady in the unknown. 

EXPLORING

now we learn how to release our attachment to expectations as all of our ideas of what a “good journey” looks like are jettisoned. we will use our tools to begin calming the seas of our minds by removing our reliance on historical outcomes.

discovering

having landed on the shores of sovereignty, we create a new beginning on canvas, weaving in design principles as metaphor for how we will live our new lives