a) Go outside and walk about your home place each day for 20-30 minutes.
b) Three times, as you walk, pause and take three deep, cleansing breaths.
c) Allow dropping down into open noticing of what is around you. See the surroundings, hear the sounds, smell the aromas.
d) When you arrive back to your home place, write down what captured your attention.
e) Give thanks and gratitude.
Stephen Aizenstat, Ph.D., is the founder of Dream Tending, Pacifica Graduate Institute, and the Academy of Imaginal Arts and Sciences. He is a world-renowned professor of depth psychology, an imagination specialist, and an innovator. He has served as an organizational consultant to major companies and institutions, and as a depth psychological content advisor to Hollywood film makers. He has lectured extensively in the U.S., Asia, and Europe. He is affiliated with the Earth Charter International project through the United Nations, where he has spoken. Professor Aizenstat is the Chancellor Emeritus and Founding President of Pacifica Graduate Institute. He has collaborated with many notable masters in the field including Joseph Campbell, James Hillman, Marion Woodman, and Robert Johnson.