Monthly: December 2013

Think you’re nervous? Try on gleeful.

Nervousness and unease stop me. Glee takes me out there. The physical experience of fear — muscle tension, heightened awareness, shallow breathing and so on — and the physical experience of glee, are almost identical. So now I ask myself, “Where in my days was I experiencing some excitement but mis-identified it as fear and so backed off, turned away, told myself, “not ready yet”, told myself, “later”? And then never went back. What is available to me if I were to play in this playground? There is HUGE power accessible through