Daily InspirationCreativity enlivens the being. All of us are born with different creative gifts, but many of us have not manifested these gifts. Today, notice how your essence wants to express your creativity - through music, art, writing, movement? Through cooking, homemaking, sewing, crafts? Through kindness, generosity, humor, playfulness? There are endless way of expressing creativity - begin to discover yours. By Dr. Margaret Paul
"Very informative, a bit daunting in terms of how much work there is to do. Margaret was very personal, accessible, very willing to answer questions & explain in detail. I think I'll be attending an Intensive at some point next year, and I'm hoping my husband will agree to attend with me." Kripalu Workshop, Lenox, MA, 10/09
'The knowledge and understanding that was shared was extremely valuable to me. You clarified so many things & reinforced things I knew deep down but hadn't completely accepted as my truth. I feel that I now have a practice that I can begin to guide me to a happier & more fulfilling life.' Inner Bonding Weekend Workshop, Rowe, MA, 4/10
"I've had 'Inner Bonding' (the book) for over six months, read it and started practicing what I learned from it. Being able to attend the workshop was a continuation badly needed. The personal delivery of all the information, the sharing of Margaret's experience and the 'sessions' carried during the workshop, added a special dimension to what I got from her book. [Margaret is] a wonderful, sensitive human being, to say nothing of her wit and quick mind!" Toronto Workshop, April, 2000
"My experience is mystical. I now have a tool that allows me to LOVE and receive LOVE. What's profound is that I've learned that it all begins with setting the intention to learn about what's the loving action I should take for myself. To ACCESS my Spiritual Guidance. That my Essence is not the false beliefs that I have held onto for 30 years. I am freeing myself. It's wonderful."
"Life-altering. I've heard new concepts that helped me challenge my old ways of thinking and relating to myself and others. I am happy to share this moment with myself and my partner." L.A. Workshop, 1/08
"[Of most value was] The combination of conceptual understanding and practice, all in bite-size learning chunks. Inner Bonding is a psycho-spiritual technology that should be in every therapist's toolbox, and deserves a special place in the lives of all pursuing self-development!"
Los Angeles Workshop, Feb. 2000
David Grudermeyer, Ph.D.
What is Inner Bonding?
INNER BONDING is an easy-to-learn system, a Six Step roadmap that, when practiced, brings rapid healing of the fears and false beliefs that control our lives. Practicing INNER BONDING offers a clear direction toward becoming loving to ourselves and others. Healing deep issues through INNER BONDING results in the peace, joy, fulfillment, empowerment, and emotional freedom that we all seek but find so illusive.
INNER BONDING is a process that leads to loving yourself through teaching you how to take 100% responsibility for your own feelings and needs. Self-abandonment is the core issue behind anxiety, depression, anger, addictions, relationship problems, and parenting problems. Self-abandonment leads to feeling like a victim, while Inner Bonding leads to emotional freedom and personal empowerment.
INNER BONDING is an easy-to-learn system, a roadmap presenting clear steps that, when practiced, brings rapid results in understanding our feelings and behavior, resolving our fears and false beliefs that control our lives, and gives us clear direction toward becoming loving to ourselves and others. Healing our deeper issues through INNER BONDING results in the peace, joy, fulfillment and empowerment that we all seek but find so elusive.
INNER BONDING is a powerful six-step mind/body/spirit healing process that will transform your life by teaching you to:
- Recognize your true worth
- Discover your passion and purpose in life
- Take loving care of your heart, mind, body, and spirit
- Take responsibility for your own feelings of pain and joy, safety and worth
- Create deeply satisfying and enduring love relationships
INNER BONDING is not just another technique to solve problems - it is a deep healing process that leads to connection with self, others, and Divine Love. INNER BONDING works, regardless of one's spiritual or religious background or how severely one was abused, neglected, or indulged as a child.
There is a paradox that has kept many people from complete healing: We cannot experience deep spiritual connection until we love ourselves, but we cannot love ourselves until we experience the love that comes from a deep spiritual connection. In other words, love of self -- which is what Divine love teaches us -- is a prerequisite to self-growth.
INNER BONDING goes to the heart of this paradox. It is a simple yet sophisticated system that:
- Teaches you how to establish a deep daily personal connection and dialogue with a loving source of spiritual guidance.
- Frees your essence -- your core Self, the light within -- and fills your heart with love.
- Heals the false beliefs of your wounded self - your wounded inner child -- beliefs that are the source of the fear, pain, and relationship problems in your life.
- Develops a powerful adult self who can take loving action for yourself and with others.
Traditional psychology has centered on becoming aware of and healing our difficult and painful feelings and behavior. Spirituality has stressed connection with God. Neither has helped individuals to develop a personally-responsible loving Adult capable of healing the pain of the past, bringing joy in the present, and connecting with our spiritual Guidance. This is the major component missing from most other self-help processes. Individuals find that, while many processes bring short-term relief, they may not change the quality of life. INNER BONDING does.
Our society is evolving toward a more spiritual solution to our problems, a solution that has not been offered by either psychology or religion. People are recognizing that life is empty without the spiritual dimension, but religion has not always provided that. INNER BONDING differentiates between the earthly and the spiritual, between love intended to get and love intended to give, between power over others and power within self. It provides a much-needed process for moving out of fear and into love, out of the need to control and into trust so you can weather the storms of everyday life and embrace the sacred privilege of life on this planet.
INNER BONDING is built upon the concept of intent. Our intent is our deepest desire, our primary motivation. There are only two possible intents we can have in any given moment: the intent to protect ourselves from pain or the intent to learn about loving. Our culture operates on the earthly premise that joy is found in avoiding pain and seeking pleasure. When we shift to the spiritual perspective, we operate from the premise that true peace and joy come from an intent to be a loving human being.