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

What I have found over and over again while helping people to recover from complex post traumatic stress disorder, symptoms of depression, feelings of emptiness, 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 … Continue reading How to Love Yourself (Is self-love the answer?)

Shielding Your Energy (Are you an empath?)

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?)

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)

Who Am I? The Confidence to Say "No"

Healing Your Boundaries If setting your personal boundaries sends you running for the hills, you could be unnecessarily stressed, unfulfilled, and feeling the symptoms of depression and anxiety. You could even be living a life of exhaustion, low mood, and intermittent chaos. Reclaiming your boundaries is not just a matter of learning a magic phrase. … Continue reading Who Am I? The Confidence to Say "No"

STRONG SELF IS AN AUTHENTIC SELF

Being strong is easier when you know who you are. That's because you know who you're standing up for! There is no right or wrong way of being, but there is your way of being. We were most aware of our authentic selves and potential as children. Unfortunately, there are many reasons why we have … Continue reading STRONG SELF IS AN AUTHENTIC SELF

HOW TO BE ASSERTIVE IF YOU ARE AFRAID

STRATEGIES WON'T WORK IF YOU ARE IN FEAR If you've struggled with assertiveness, you'll know that becoming assertive is harder than learning a few skills and practicing saying no to a mirror.  There are powerful reasons why you feel unsafe to speak your voice. When 'strategies' don't work, it means that you are stuck in … Continue reading HOW TO BE ASSERTIVE IF YOU ARE AFRAID