Having it there – a way of being there for ourselves

(This text was originally written as a handout for participants on my Felt Sensing and With-Sensing (Focusing and Listening) Training. Introduction In this text I am using the word Felt Sensing instead of the usual “Focusing”. This is signify that this is not about becoming more focused, and that it’s rather about getting in touch…

Introduction to Felt Sensing (Focusing) starts March 23.

Want to get to know your own, inner experiences better? So you can shift and move situations that seem stuck? And deeply enjoy good feelings when they are there because you know how to be with those that feel less good, when they come? Try the Introduction to Felt Sensing (Focusing):The course runs over 4…

Why Focusing is not ‘the same as’ Mindfulness

When I describe to others who are unfamiliar with Focusing, what it is, I often get the comment or question if Focusing isn’t just the same as Mindfulness. In this little piece I would like to try to outline some of the differences and similarities between Focusing and Mindfulness. To start with, I would like…

Advanced listening course – Being a person with another person

Finished your levels, the Focusing and listening skills, and wondering what to do next? Try “Being a person with another person” and explore and deepen your listening to yourself and others: A 7-week advanced Zoom course about the relational sides to Felt Sensing: in regular Focusing partnerships, in helping professions and in everyday life. The…

The Guest House

This poem “The guest house” by Rumi, says much about what Felt Sensing is about – welcoming and getting to know each guest that arrives inside. With curiosity, openness and compassion.

Why call Focusing “Felt Sensing”?

I, Vera R. Fryd Lyngmo, am officially (by The International Focusing Institute) a Focusing Teacher/Trainer, and I am teaching (my own version of) Gendlin’s Focusing, that he discovered in his research into what leads to change (in a therapeutic setting) in the 1950’s. Attempts at explaining Focusing to people Over the years, while mentioning and trying…