basic trust

Activating Trust with Toni Monsey

Developmental psychologist, Erik Erikson, pointed out that our first task when we come into this world is to establish trust versus mistrust.  A foundation of trust is what allows our development to unfold naturally.  In fact, it's what makes everything worthwhile in life possible.

Where does this trust come from? It emerges out of our holding environment. 

What's a holding environment?

Defining Trust by Toni Monsey

In this two-part blog series on trust, let's start off by defining trust since we may have different perceptions of what trust is.  This will lay the foundation for the powerful connection of the Mutual Awakening Practice and the restoration of trust.  

Trust is the invisible foundation that affects our relationship to ourselves, others, and to life itself. It's what allows us to feel safe in our relationships, to relax, to feel confident, be resilient, to act with power and effectiveness, and to feel free to love and create together.