Self-inquiry Using Mining. Fiona Robertson.
Fiona Robertson demonstrates the mining technique, which is an essential part of the Living Inquiries process. By ‘mining’ unconscious content – words and images – out of a ‘stuck’ sensation, contraction or feeling, unconscious beliefs or self-identities often come to light. As the unravelling continues, the contraction often loosens, changes or dissolves.
The Radically Mindful Show with Nic Higham. The Reality of Meeting Our Experience (44 mins)
Nic Higham and Fiona Robertson talk about the possibility of moving from the insanity of denial and into the light of acknowledgement. Our power lies in the acknowledging of what’s here, not in the turning away from it. Fiona talks about her new book ‘The Art of Finding Yourself‘ and her work as a senior Living Inquiries facilitator.
Scott Kiloby and Fiona Robertson: Joint Book Launch Discussion (2 hours 15 minutes)
Scott Kiloby and Fiona Robertson have recently published book about the Living Inquiries – Scott’s The Unfindable Inquiry and Fiona’s The Art of Finding Yourself.
In this video of the online book launch they discuss what the Living Inquiries are really about, how they came about, and much more besides, including a Q & A session with participants.
Living Inquiries and Your Nervous System
Lynn Fraser (27 minutes)
Talk from a workshop with slides and answers to participant questions. Learn about the Autonomic Nervous System, how trauma is stored in our bodies, core deficiency stories, the impact of trauma on social trust, calming emotional flooding and down-regulating anxiety through breath. The Living Inquiries provide a powerful method to let go of the energy around core deficiency beliefs and stories.
Unfindable Inquiry Part 1 of 4 -The Self (15 minutes)
Scott describes looking for The Self with the UI.
Unfindable Inquiry Part 2 of 4 -Other, (15 minutes)
Scott demonstrates how to look for The Other.
Unfindable Inquiry Part 3 of 4 -Future Objects (12 minutes)
Scott looks at what we perceive to be in the future, a common source of anxiety. .
Unfindable Inquiry Part 4 of 4 – Body Identification (15 minutes)
How to explore body identification using the UI. .
Facilitating Yourself Part 1 – The Lonely Self (15 minutes)
Fiona demonstrates how to use the Living Inquiries to inquire into a particular self-identity, the one who is lonely.
Facilitating Yourself Part 2 – Compulsion (21 minutes)
Fiona demonstrates how to use the Compulsion Inquiry, looking at her television-watching habit.
Facilitating Yourself Part 3 – The Anxiety Inquiry (38 minutes)
Fiona, co-creator of the Anxiety Inquiry, facilitates herself on her fear of driving.
Facilitating Yourself Part 4 – The Boomerang (17 minutes)
Fiona demonstrates the Boomerang Inquiry by inquiring into a relationship conflict.
The Compulsion Inquiry Scott Kiloby (9 minutes)
Scott introduces the Compulsion Inquiry..
The Living Inquiries for Children and Bullying
Julie Klopp interviews Hanneke Geraerds (17 minutes)
An interview with Living Inquiries Facilitator Hanneke Geraeds who works with children on bullying.
The Living Inquiries and Health Issues (30 minutes)
A conversation between Julie Klopp, Scott Kiloby and Fiona Robertson about how the Living Inquiries can be helpful around health issues.
Anxiety Inquiry With Physical Pain: “My sinuses are killing me”
Mari Tveito (13 minutes)
A mini session of Anxiety Inquiry, showing how physical pain can reveal much more when we take a closer look.
Getting To Know You; Resting With What Is Here Now.
Lisa Meuser (15 minutes)
This video is a facilitated/guided rest for a course I led. Use the pause button when it resonates so that it can be at the pace that resonates for you.
What Is Happening Now: Real Time Noticing, Moving Towards Direct Experience. Lisa Meuser (12 minutes)
As part of a course “Getting to know you”, we talk about connecting with what is happening now, direct experience, and a simple exercise of real time noticing. Enjoy!
Terror: Part 1. Lisa Meuser (5 minutes)
A course participant asks about the experience of terror, in general but also when perceiving the vastness she experiences at times while meditating. Part 1.
Terror: Part 2. Lisa Meuser (5 minutes)
During a deepening course, a participant asks about the experience of terror in general but also when perceiving the vastness she experiences at times while meditating. Part 2.
Safely Exploring Sensations, Using ‘Mining’ Self Inquiry.
Lisa Meuser (19 minutes)
In this spontaneous and casual video I speak to sensations, and how to explore them.
Anxiety Inquiry And ‘Mining’- Safely Exploring Anxiety, Using Self-Inquiry. Lisa Meuser (16 minutes)
In this casual, spontaneous video I lead you through the Anxiety Inquiry so that you might use it while inquiring on your own.
Q and A: Compassion and Inquiry, how they weave together.
Lisa Meuser (15 minutes)
Please pardon the lack of visuals! This video was inspired by a client’s question. Her questions has come up repeatedly so I decided to answer her via video. Please enjoy! And feel free to ask any follow up questions.
Bringing Compassion, Understanding and Resources To Trauma. Lisa Meuser (20 minutes)
An educational and experiential exploration into trauma, and how compassion and understanding, and resources, can support the integration process as we journey through life.
Resting with an agitated mind and nervous system
Lisa Meuser (28 minutes)
During this video I will keep bringing you back to the simple things of this moment to help ground and stabilize your nervous system. Repeating the video and doing it a few times, or repeating sections a few times, may be helpful. Listening often will also be helpful in re-wiring your habitual brain patterns. After listening you may be then ready to do some more meditation and/or self-inquiry.
(In the video I say you could do this while driving- I mean to say while *riding*. Please do not do this while driving. 🙂 )
Exploring dis-ease with the Living Inquiries
Melanie Gray (5 minutes)
Here is a 4-minute video that invites you to explore dis-ease… May it open a few doors for you.
Many people experience low-level restlessness, agitation, slight irritation, tension or a sense of pressure; a need to keep moving ahead, to get on with things or move quickly on to the next thing. In fact, many people I’ve worked with consider it normal–a by product of our busy world. In this video, I invite you to explore that within yourself. It just might free you up a bit…