Michael P. Brechtel, MEd, JD, LMT
Traumatic Incident Reduction Trainer and Facilitator
Pretty much everyone has a drawer or a box where, over years or even decades, they’ve tossed technology cables, cords and adapters, thinking that they would be useful and needed. You’ve probably got one at home. If you’re like me, when you need something, you open the drawer and find it a hopeless morass of tangled, useless junk. Then you close it, go to the store and buy the cable you need. It may have been in the drawer, but it was just too daunting, depressing and confusing to go there.
In our lives, we often have people, places or things that have become tangled and confusing. We know there is something useful in the relationship, situation or circumstance, but it’s become a daunting, depressing, confusing place to go. Unblocking is an orderly process, where we commit the time to empty the drawer, separate and untangle the various cables, roll them up, sort through them, discard those that are definitely useless, and put to use those that are. Only we do this with the people, places or things that have become chaotic in that corner of our psyche where we toss such things…