All of us at one time or another feel fragmented—cut of and powerless. In this important work, psychotherapist Paul Olsen tells us that what we are really experiencing is a loss of connection with our soul: “the energy inside us that connects us to ourselves, to others, to everything that exists—the inner energy that propels life.”
You cannot ‘think’ your way out of an emotional dilemma, Dr. Olsen warns. Thinking, in fact, is the enemy, the disconnecter, of the soul. So is science the enemy. So is education; so are almost all the rules of living we learn as children and take for granted as adults.
In Soul Force Dr. Olsen offers exploration exercises that help you discover yourself:
Paul Olsen, Ph.D. is director of The National Institute for the Psychotherapies in New York City.