Although fear can feel like an indestructible force, overcoming fear is easier than you think. We can feel very vulnerable when we have to respond to a situation, and feel unable to do so. Sensing our own vulnerability, can activate an intense fear. Fear can have a very powerful effect, as the instinct to survive! … Continue reading You Can Heal Your Fear, Now.
Is Mindfulness Meditation Any Good? Mindfulness meditation has been proven in some cases to be more effective in depression treatment than medication and cognitive behavioural therapy. MRI scans of prolonged mindfulness meditators show that experienced meditators' cortical brains have a different shape. Certain areas are more developed and certain connections are stronger, making it easier … Continue reading Why Mindfulness Meditation is Hard, a Spiritual Psychotherapist Explains
“Break up, and can't Move on? Clear the Three Ties that Bind You to Your Ex Today.” Whether the break up is mutual, one-sided, out-of-blue, or a long time coming...whether it's from a healthy relationship, or a toxic relationship, it still hurts. The relationship could have ended last week or last decade, however you might … Continue reading Relationship Break Up Counselling
What I have found over and over again while helping people to recover from childhood abuse, symptoms of depression, feelings of emptiness, guilt, shame, and unresolved anxiety... is that we expect ourselves to know. We expect ourselves to know how to be happy, we expect ourselves to know how to love ourselves, and we expect … Continue reading How to Love Yourself (Is self-love the answer?)
There are some basic rules for nurturing happiness in your life. We break almost all of them everyday, and often unconsciously. Getting conscious of them will help you to take control and reclaim a naturally happy life. Here they are... We Doubt Our "Goodness" Many of us have a silent tape that plays out in … Continue reading Why You Feel Unhappy
When anger and fear are flaring up it can be hard to stay balanced. Losing your cool can happen when your ego is threatened. This often happens when you are facing values disagreements. If this causes you to act up in away that you regret later, but struggle to control yourself in the moment, there … Continue reading When Your Ego Takes Over
Being an empath is both a gift and a curse. Feeling helpless to the negative energies around you is never fun, while feeling oneness is a gift. You can trust yourself that you are feeling the energies around you, so don't go into self-doubt, and there are things you can do to make life easier … Continue reading Shielding Your Energy (Are you an empath?)
It's a difficult thing to feel out of place. The glass wall between you and everyone else can be torture when you're on one side trying to be seen, understood, and connect. If you are extra-sensory you may struggle even more to feel your true self, and this adds to feeling different. Many of us … Continue reading I Feel Different (and what to do about it)
Having trouble saying no, paying someone else's way before your own, and putting your energy into others before yourself are signs of codependent being. This way of being can lead to feeling out of control, empty, and never good enough. If your childhood was disorganised, stressful, and even chaotic, you could be living with codependency. … Continue reading Am I Codependent?
Spiritual Bypass Many spiritual principles provide us with ways to navigate life in a compassionate and progressive way. There are times however when these spiritual laws interfere with healing, and can actually be harmful. This is called spiritual bypass. Spiritual bypass is the use of spiritual ideals and practices to sidestep emotional pain or painful … Continue reading Beware the Spiritual Narcissist (Spiritual Bypass – The Spiritual Narcissist’s Best Friend)