Inhabit: The Territory of You


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Originally published at: https://integrallife.com/inhabit-the-territory-of-you/

Stats   W elcome to INHABIT — a monthly practice-based series with Ryan Oelke and Corey deVos, designed to help you embody your own unique expression of integral being and more fully inhabit the territory of your life, your relationships, and your world. Integral itself can often feel like such a cognitive and intellectual pursuit.…


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Hey everyone, I just wanted to post a quick note to reiterate that we very much want you guys to be a part of this ongoing show. So if you have any feedback, questions, personal challenges, or topics of interest that you would like us to cover, please let us know!


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Great show Corey and Ryan, I have been looking for a show like this for a while emerging out of Integral Life. Good timing. The collective and individual explorations of inhabiting and deinhabiting, the arriving practice, and mirror website… staying simple amidst the Integral Meta-theory… was wonderful. A great beginning for this show. I look forward to future episodes, the practices and explorations.

Question: Can you follow up the practice next show with how you might take the arriving practice into a next step after you have settled into doing that for a while in your life?


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Hi guys, just wanted to say thanks for the show. I really like this idea of ‘inhabiting’. It’s so important to ground, be embodied, be at home in the body but I know in my own life I can be so much in my head, with so many ideas and concepts from so many different inputs that I end up, well, kind of ‘un-inhabited’. I have to call myself back home to myself, come back to this body, these senses, this breath in this moment but there can be a resistance to this because I’m enjoying the mental buzz. Also, I think Ryan mentioned spiritual bypassing at one point and something I’ve seen in myself and others is a tendency to want to stay with the ‘highs’ of spiritual practice and intellectual stimulation and not deal with the up and down nature of ordinary embodied existence. I think this can be a particular danger on the path for people whose ‘embodied life’ here on Planet Earth has been painful and traumatic, with the ‘detachment’ becoming dissociation – hence the importance of the never-ending shadow work. Thanks again guys, I look forward to future discussions. This is my first post on here so I hope I’m posting in the right place and not breaking any rules :wink: