Back to school

By 5th Place | October 15, 2018

The Week That Was goes back to school. A primary school in Soweto to be specific and witnesses how versatile Shape of Emotion is in working with groups and those whose first language is not English.

Shaping emotional health at Sekwati Primary School

By 5th Place | October 15, 2018

A Shape of Emotion care workshop, held for the staff and teachers of Sekwati Primary School, in Soweto, explored how emotions and feelings show up in our bodies and then showed how to release and let go of difficult emotions.

White knights begone!

By 5th Place | October 12, 2018

When we offer, and don’t give, we honour all parties. We see each other, connect, we make the world a better place.

Offer, don’t give

By 5th Place | October 8, 2018

If we can stop and offer our help, we acknowledge others as capable and resourceful beings who can choose to accept or not.

Sidestepping the same patterns

By 5th Place | October 8, 2018

The Week That Was looks at deferring to authority and asks us to reconsider how to do things differently by looking in the mirror and seeing where it all starts.

The broken latch

By 5th Place | October 6, 2018

Taking the step that is in front of me, the one right now and right here, gives me some peace. The noise dies down, the path clears, I can breathe.

Moving from wishing to being

By 5th Place | October 5, 2018

One Saturday at the tail end of September, a small group of women started their journey to understanding and working with their inner world of feelings and emotions at another Shape of Emotion Foundation Course.

Take the step that’s in front of me

By 5th Place | October 2, 2018

When life feels overwhelming and there’s too much on the go, if you are not sure what to do or where to start then take the step that is in front of you. Do what is right here, right now.

The enemy is us

By 5th Place | October 1, 2018

In The Week That Was we welcome three new additions to the 5th Place world and consider who really needs saving, the planet or us?

What freaks you out

By 5th Place | September 28, 2018

The only way to grow and heal and find out what life wishes to offer us, is to Accept and say “yes” to whatever comes our way.