Have you sought freedom from a loss, a trauma, wound, or just the existential challenges of life and been unable to arrive?
Writing can help. Truly. There is remarkable new science that shows that intimate journaling, if done in the right way, can help us metabolize the past (or the present) in a way that frees our attention to focus on our service.
One of the keys is to first stop resisting the wound as your “problem” and to recognize that it often holds the most profound gift for you (and the world), once you can surrender into what it has to teach.
And that requires a spirit of curiosity and deep inquiry, which can be cultivated through the simple discipline of regular journaling.
In this free teleseminar event, you’ll get to learn for free the secrets to writing that can heal your life from a man who has not only turned his own childhood and adult traumas into profound blessings for the worth through his writing, but someone who has taught thousands of others to do the same.
Mark Matousek is an award-winning author and a vulnerable, heartfelt, penetratingly wise soul who knows how to help you feel through the deeper levels of wounding you might have experience to begin to unveil the more luminous core – the healing gift it can bring for your own life.
Whether you’ve faced abuse or addiction, death or depression, you’re not alone: the path to increasing spiritual freedom invariable leads through real challenges for us all. And writing can be one of THE master keys that helps you unlock the door to a transformed life.
During this virtual workshop with Mark, you’ll learn how to:
- Use writing to sense and feel different edges and dimensions of your wounds and how they live in your body
- Develop your witnessing capacity so you can work with the feelings more objectively
- Create a safe space in your writing to express “unallowable” thoughts and emotions – without dwelling in them
Mark is a brilliant writer, profound teacher, and humble heart-friend who is delighted to offer his services in this call to help you discover the gems within the very part of you that has been most shielded by pain or shame.
Mark is a bestselling author, teacher, and speaker whose work focuses on personal awakening and creative excellence through self-inquiry and life writing. He is an award-winning author of five books and worked with Sogyal Rimpoche onThe Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, and collaborated with Andrew Harvey on Dialogues with a Modern Mystic. His first book published in 1996, Sex Death Enlightenment: A True Story became an international bestseller published in 10 countries and was nominated for two Books for a Better Life Awards.
A featured blogger for Psychology Today, Purple Clover, Huffington Post, he has contributed to numerous anthologies and publications including The New Yorker, O: The Oprah Magazine (contributing editor), The New York Times Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar, Yoga Journal, Details, The Saturday Evening Post, AARP, Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, and many others.
Mark is on the faculty of the The Omega Institute and The New York Open Center, teaches transformational writing workshops around the U.S. and in Europe, and is the Creative Director of V-Men (with Eve Ensler), an organization devoted to ending violence against women and girls.
He brings three decades of experience as a memoirist, editor, interviewer, survivor, activist, and spiritual seeker to his penetrating and thought provoking work with students. His workshops, classes, and mentoring have inspired thousands of people around the world to reach their artistic and personal goals and transform their lives.