In the aftermath of the distressing shock of the presidential election results, many good-hearted people have been struggling to sort out our responses. We have fears and anxieties about how we and those we care about will be impacted. We anguish about what cherished policies and permissions could be on the precipice of destruction. Our minds flow into catastrophe thinking, with good reason.
I've noticed several types of responses that I can now observe as coming from different categories I'd call energy holding patterns.
We all hold energy and use power in specific ways. And it's possible that we may float from one type to another at various times when engaged in working out emotions, beliefs, strategies and actions. Let me explain how I'm thinking about this.