Michael Brown is a South African teacher, speaker, and author on presence and awareness. During his personal journey to wellness, he developed The Presence Process Procedure, a process of “present-moment awareness,” which he shares with the world through his books and speaking.
Why is it so difficult to respond consciously when we are upset? Why do we instead resort to hurtful, repetitive, unconscious, reactive behaviors? The reason is that we all have deeply suppressed emotional imprints that are programmed into us through experience and other’s example.
It is only with hindsight that I realize this book to be the intimacy book I intended to write after Alchemy of the Heart. I initially envisioned my intimacy book to specifically focus on relationships between immediate family and romantic partners. Another book of explaining.