Inhabit: Your Wound

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We all possess a unique constellation of traumas, enacted through your own unique kosmic address, and which can lead to your own unique wisdom. This is what we hope to help you uncover today.

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ur traumas can be a paralytic that prevents us from moving forward in our life, or they can become a source of rocket fuel, pushing us farther toward our own deepest purpose than we ever thought possible. It all comes down to how we choose to relate to and manage our various traumas and wounds, and how much embodied awareness we can bring to them.

The problem, of course is that when we get stuck in our trauma, when we lose traction and begin spinning our wheels, we are no longer allowing ourselves to mature as genuine “wounded healers”. We lose the ability speak about our wounds with any real clarity — we can only speak from that place of injury, preventing us from discovering the unique wisdom that is waiting to be discovered inside the wound.

Which is why Ryan and I wanted to devote a full episode to all the wounded healers out there (which is pretty much all of us) so that we can grieve together, support each other, heal together, and uncover the two chambers of our timeless heart — one that can never ever be broken, and one that always already is.

Written by Corey deVos
Music by Justin Miles and Stuart Davis

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Ryan Oelke

About Ryan Oelke

Ryan Oelke is a co-founder of Buddhist Geeks and founder of Awakening in Life. He has an MSEd in counseling psychology and is contemplative teacher of awakening, healing, and embodiment. He has 18+ years of experience in meditation, particularly in the Tibetan Buddhist and Dzogchen lineages, and is a certified teacher in Judith Blackstone’s Realization Process. Ryan teaches meditation and practices to reveal natural presence and to cultivate an engaged, responsive life. He lives in the beautiful mountains of Asheville, NC.

Corey deVos

About Corey deVos

Corey W. deVos is the proverbial "man behind the curtain". He is Editor-in-Chief of Integral Life, as well as Managing Editor of KenWilber.com. He has worked for Integral Institute/Integal Life since Spring of 2003, and has been a student of integral theory and practice since 1996.

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