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  • Vicious Enforcer ·

Releasing Paralysis and Contempt

Now that Vicious Enforcer was no longer waiting to strike, I was free to move the many layers of defense which had become piled on top of it. The next day, I settled in at my favorite cafe, rolled up my sleeves, and got to work. Angry at Myself called my attention.
  • Vicious Enforcer ·

Releasing the Enforcer

Over the previous few days during which I had succeeded in moving Powerless and Miasma of Abuse, I had made at least two attempts to release the Vicious Enforcer. Let me first share the results of those attempts, and then describe the actual shift into the ideal state.
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Recovering Power

Now we’re ready to take a wild ride through the journey of each one of these parts as they transform from their reactive feeling states to powerful and resourceful ideal states. Because the entire set seemed to pivot around Vicious Enforcer, I tried moving it first. But it just wouldn’t budge.
  • Feelingwork ·
  • Vicious Enforcer ·

The Many-Limbed Creature

As I’ve made my way through the articles highlighting the reactive states of this Vicious Enforcer set having to do with my relationship with authority via my father, I’ve found myself in touch with yet another tentacle that remains over a decade later.
  • Blog ·

Announcing The Resonance Code, a book by Spring Cheng

I'm taking a brief pause in the Vicious Enforcer series today to announce the publication of a book by Resonance Path Institute. Author Spring Cheng and her coauthors Joseph Friedman and myself are proud to present The Resonance Code: Empowering Leaders to Evolve Toward Wholeness, Volume 1: Maps.
  • Feelingwork ·
  • Vicious Enforcer ·

Witness to It All

In today’s post I want to share an additional state that was not directly part of the set including Vicious Enforcer, but instead stood outside of it, in a witness position. First let me describe the state, and then I will talk a bit about the phenomenon of the witness.
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A Few Interesting Combinations

For today I’d like to share a few images showing combinations of the states, to give you an opportunity to see a little further into how states typically interact. This is more of a visual exploration. See if you can “feel into” what these actual, inner experiences might have been for me, and whether you find yourself relating in some way.
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Powerless Shame

Now let’s take a look at a state that seems to tie everything all together, Powerless. What I mean by that is that it seems to be connected intimately with all of the defensive states, kind of locking them into their configuration. You’ll see what I mean. Let’s dive right into it.