John Muir, an American Naturalist and American icon introduced President Roosevelt to the concept of creating national parks. He deeply understood how nature carries the unique ability to forge inner connection:
“When we pick up a stick, we discover it is connected to everything in the universe…
Unity has a second piece that is organic and flowing meaning that it is not simply that it has parts, but that the parts are connected and communicate in spontaneous ways that enhance our essence as human beings.”
Learn to use a transitional attachment object (TAO) during therapy to tap into body sensation. The use of a TAO-stick honors the theory that attachment is first and foremost a felt experience versus an intellectual one.