There’s an indigenous practice called dadirri for healing trauma.
It also brings wisdom and wholeness.
Dadirri means inner, deep listening and quiet, still awareness. It’s a “tuning in” experience (best done outdoors) with the specific aim of reflecting on nature to find, and connect with, our inner selves.
It entails going bush.
It’s something everyone has, but it’s not always tapped.
It’s a technique that, when practiced often, can neurally rewire us, can heal us.
If you get a chance to watch this clip…it’s truly still and quiet. And telling. Watch to the end to hear the bit where Miriam-Rose asks for Australians to wait for her people…for them to catch up as they walk at their own pace. I feel somehow that this shouldn’t be issued as a request, but as an invite.