Information on healing the self
Why do you recommend that young people not recap?
The recapitulation is not recommended for most young people, young being defined as teens and younger. However, there are specific situations where it can be helpful, even for a teen.
Should we Recap Current Relationships? I heard it might not be a good idea to recap current relationships. How do you deal with them and heal the unhealthy parts?
It's like this: if you recap a relationship along with the rest of the work you're doing, you will find that the relationship appears in a new light - and not one that necessarily is pleasant.
There are four main emotional positions or poles, within the emotional body that shamans seem to have settled on a long time ago. Shamans have long recognized that all the emotions play a central role in our worldviews. However, often they are destructive influences in attempting to gain insight into other ways of perceiving, since by their very nature, they demand a particular position.
You must know yourself beyond the basic concept of the name on your mailbox.
How do our personal predilections affect us?
First, we need to understand what our personal predilections are. Each of us is born with certain predilections. That simply means certain ways in which our energy is structured which help or hinder us in the ways we choose to live our lives.
"I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it is gone past, I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing.
Only I will remain."
--Frank Herbert, Dune