068: Learning a New Terrain Takes Time

Learning new things takes time. You need to experiment with all kinds of different combinations, try different things out, take note inside yourself on what works and what doesn’t. Such things take time.

Like learning the nuances of a new landscape or city. The local resident has a dozen tricks for getting to the airport on time. The visitor or newbie needs to give extra time for getting stuck in traffic because they simply don’t know the secret way. So too with learning a craft like Somatic Experiencing. There are a dozen routes to where you want to go, but you’ll need to put some time and attention into learning where you’re likely to get stuck and where you found the goods. This episode offers some encouragement to let yourself experiment along the way while you learn this new terrain.