All posts in " window of tolerance "

Ultimately a suffering servant = Jesus

By Dave Henning / November 24, 2020

“Jesus was ultimately a suffering servant, but He lived out this truth from a place of choice — not because He was shamed into it.  Read that again.  He invites us to live from this place of freedom too. . . .  Certainly, the Bible shows us that God absolutely hardwired us for connection.  But […]


Digging into and honoring our stories

By Dave Henning / November 22, 2020

“As we do the work of digging into and honoring our stories, we begin to gain insight into why we struggle to stay in our WOT (window of tolerance).  As Dr. Daniel Siegel writes, ‘The mind we first see in our development is the internal state of our caregiver. . . .  So we first […]


The Goldilocks principle – just right

By Dave Henning / November 21, 2020

“Essentially, when it comes to the ability to sit with our feelings and experiences, each of us has a range that feels ‘just right.’  [Trauma therapist Deb Dana] refers to this as ‘the Goldilocks principle.’ “- Aundi Kolber “She had not know the weight, until she felt the freedom.”- Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter In […]

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