Self-reflection relies on taking time to look inward—to turn over experiences in an effort to understand our own emotion, how we are in relationship to ourselves and others, and how we occupy space in this life—and it can take on many forms. Self-reflection practices are the methods we can use to promote self-exploration and analysis, and it is the crucial first step in almost all personal growth. Journaling, meditation, dream work, and creating vision boards are just some ways to tap into learning more about and orienting ourselves to a life in constant motion. We’ve started gathering valuable information on this topic, but haven’t yet curated the findings.
In his new book, Stephen Levine, author of the perennial best-seller Who Dies?, teaches us how to live each moment, each hour, each day mindfully—as if it were all that was left. On his deathbed, Socrates exhorted his followers to practice dying as the highest form of wisdom.
Using examples from his practice as a psychotherapist and teacher who lectures widely on the soul of medicine and spirituality, Moore argues for a new vision of aging: as a dramatic series of initiations, rather than a diminishing experience, one that each of us has the tools―experience, maturity,...
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