Chapter 2Keywords for Your Nervous System
The linear mind loves sequencing. It lives for it. Teach it the sequence of listening rather than contriving.
—Cass Phelps, healer, developer of The Five Signals method
For me the most proficient way to teach the values of collaboration, flexibility, imagination, and innovation—all skill sets needed in todays world—is through the performing arts.
—Yo-Yo Ma, world-renowned cellist
Phenomenology is the study of direct experience. I believe that in order to heal ourselves and foster both creativity and the ability to create, we need to return to direct experience with “what is,” in nature and inside our bodily systems. I also believe we can have fun with the process while still allowing our fears to have ...