Now What? Blindsided by Grief
Navigating the Ocean of Emotion
Accessing Wellbeing Within
Bonus Content

Bonus 1 Principles

Bonus One

Promise for this lesson:

  • You will state one quality of Integrated Wellbeing and state where you feel it in your body to create your new story.

Somatic Grief Relief® Principles:

Please review all 9. Which 3 do you use most often?

  • Allow yourself the freedom to fully feel.
  • Your body is the path to the present.
  • Curiosity is the path to self-compassion.
  • Unconscious beliefs keep us stuck in grief.
  • Get out of your mean mind with metaphor.
  • Listening deepens with curiosity.
  • Set the intention to center through self-awareness.
  • Trust the wisdom of Wellbeing within.
  • Integrate body and mind.

What is Wellbeing Within?

It is the opposite of Ego- it is our Soul Self.


  • JOY
  • LOVE

How is your Golden Buddha?

When our Golden Buddha selves are revealed through self-care, acceptance, and reconnection with the body’s wisdom, the clay of false beliefs, outdated values, and toxic attitudes will crumble.

A New Mourning: Discovering the Gifts in Grief (pp. 78-79)

Wellbeing Within – Mystics and Leaders

We can do no great things, only small things with great love. ~ Mother Teresa

Perhaps I am stronger than I think. ~ Thomas Merton

Purity of life is the highest and truest art. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

Death ends a life, not a relationship. ~ Mitch Albom

It’s a mistake to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time. ~ Winston Churchill

Turn your wounds into wisdom. ~ Oprah Winfrey

When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves. ~ Victor Frankl

Love is what we were born with. Fear is what we learned here. ~ Marianne Williamson

We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear. ~ Martin Luther King

Nothing can stop the power of a committed and determined people to make a difference in our society. Why? Because human beings are the most dynamic link to the divine on this planet. ~ John Lewis

When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy. ~ Rumi

Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls. ~ Joseph Campbell