We believe that the core of every Shadow contains a nugget of strength and power!
Your shadows are like a gold-mine of creative, useful energy. However, you may find that when a shadow has been in the bag for some time, it becomes rotten and a little smelly. When you decide to open the bag and examine some of the material hidden in there, you'll want to be in a safe place. Your everyday life might not be the best arena for breaking in a new shadow. For example, you might not want to start expressing your repressed grief when you are at work. You might not want to experiment with your anger in your relationship. Your shadows can mess up your life; that's why you put them in the bag in the first place.
Shadow Work creates a place in your life where you can let things out of the bag slowly and safely. In Shadow Work, you can experiment in a safe environment first, without the fear of real-life consequences.
You might not want to dive into your shadows alone, either. Trained facilitators can help you keep it safe and help you break the job down into manageable parts, so you don't lose your perspective. Shadows can be very seductive. A trained coach can help you remember the overall goals you have chosen for yourself.