He shares that it is through the deeper conversations that he feels connected with people, by going past the common superficial themes like the weather and not always answering “good” too the question about “how are you?”. He goes on explaining that here people ask, “how are you, really?”, and in that there is connection. Daring to see deeper and allowing oneself to be seen creates a space to actually feel a bit deeper into one self and share a bit more vulnerably from a more connected space.
There are a couple of men’s-circles in the extended community, and Olle in charge of one of them. He seems passionate about healing the masculine and also just be able to get together and connect as men, as brothers. His sighs with contentment as he speaks, and it is obvious that this theme of togetherness and male bonding is both healing and beneficial for those involved. Still he would love to see even more of it here in the community around Ängsbacka – to have more clarity and direction as a group and with a stronger purpose. He feels that direction could bring in a stronger feeling of togetherness and more manifestation. He goes on speaking about the balance between feeling and doing, and that if men can find a deeper connection to themselves then that can shape men into more balanced and content beings. Strong and soft at the same time, and that it is all about dropping down into oneself.
“There’s so much distance between men these days so to have a space to be vulnerable and share with other guys, without beer being involved, seems to do so much good for everyone involved”.