In 2014 I was planning a trip to Japan, as part of my Neutron Trail project promoting dialogue about our shared nuclear legacy. In service of healing wounds from the atomic bombings on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, with the help of a facilitator and a few of my colleagues, I used a practice called systemic constellation work. It’s like an intentional dream but in a group, where we create a sacred space to tap into healing on a collective level. We chose roles relevant to the issue and then decided who would play which role. We talk, report on our experience and sometimes move in relation to each other. With the Japan constellation, the results were profound — many of the themes that emerged showed up on my trip.Read more about systemic constellation work and the Neutron Trail Japan constellation.
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