HEAL THE WOUNDED INNER CHILD

Being Human is not easy! Especially as children. The heart can be wounded or neglected, and as a result we develop defences to protect ourselves from future pain. Although it serves us to do this in the moment, over time we lose connection with our core being, feel lost without its guidance and empty without … Continue reading HEAL THE WOUNDED INNER CHILD

How to Love Yourself (Is self-love the answer?)

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?)

I Feel Different (and what to do about it)

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)

Authenticity Can Save Your Life

If You Feel Unhappy... Many emotional traumas from childhood are caused when our caregivers shame us, snap at us, and ignore us when we are having an emotional experience. This is a kind of emotional abandonment. When as children our emotional life is not accurately received, we can feel abandoned, shamed, unworthy, confused, empty, and … Continue reading Authenticity Can Save Your Life

HEART CENTRED LIVING

Heart Centred Living Many of us believe unconsciously that love is limited and conditional. We associate love with “approval”, believe that we come up short unless deemed otherwise, and become invested in proving self-worth through productivity. We learn to dislike ourselves, and compete with each other. This competition is based on the confusion of wealth, … Continue reading HEART CENTRED LIVING

BUILDING POSITIVE EMOTIONAL RESOURCES

Emotional Presence Technique You may have a specific experience that is causing some emotions to stir up, or you may simply want to do this technique as a daily practice. The goal is to practice presence with your emotion by feeling the sensations of it, instead of telling a story about it. This will show … Continue reading BUILDING POSITIVE EMOTIONAL RESOURCES

How to Meditate Mindfully

Mindfulness Meditation Practice Mindfulness meditation is like medicine for the mind, brain and heart. The brain structures of long term mindfulness meditators are different from the average brain. The areas associated with compassion and emotional stability are bigger. Mindfulness is the practice of unconditional presence - sort of similar to pure love - just approval, … Continue reading How to Meditate Mindfully

Emotional Grounding Techniques

The Three Keys of Emotional Mastery Imagine a crying 1 month old. The baby is fed, clean, rested and will not stop crying. You can treat an emotion as if it is this baby. This baby cannot stop crying on its own because its brain is still growing and learning how to calm down. The … Continue reading Emotional Grounding Techniques

HEAL THE BRAIN TO TRAIN EMOTION

Heart-Brain Heart-Brain coherence is when the frequencies emitted by the neurons of the brain are coherent with those emitted by the heart. This state of coherence corresponds with mental clarity, emotional balance, and better physical health. Heart-Brain coherence can occur spontaneously in sleep, and also be induced by intentionally generating positive emotional states (for example … Continue reading HEAL THE BRAIN TO TRAIN EMOTION

THE BODY-MIND-BRAIN CONNECTION OF EMOTION

THE BODY-MIND-BRAIN CONNECTION OF EMOTION Your emotional life is influenced by your body, brain, and mind. This means that you can transform your brain, body, and mind so that they are primed for a balanced emotional life. Working with any one aspect will influence the others. It's all connected. Not only can you actively work … Continue reading THE BODY-MIND-BRAIN CONNECTION OF EMOTION