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

Why We Feel…

Introduction to Emotion Emotion is a powerful and universal human experience. Emotions sabotage us and they serve us. They block our creativity and they energise it. They can damage our bodies and heal them. They create the atmosphere of war, and support communal well being. We are uplifted by our emotions, and pulled down by … Continue reading Why We Feel…

THE CASE FOR YOUR EMOTIONS

Why Emotions Matter Emotions are an inescapable part of our human experience. Yet we are provided with few tools to navigate or understand our emotional worlds. “Mental health” is a commonly spoken phrase, but emotional health, and spiritual health are seldom discussed. Many of us believe that we are at the mercy of our emotions, … Continue reading THE CASE FOR YOUR EMOTIONS

Five Myths About Psychotherapy – How to Avoid a Bad Therapist

Making the decision to speak to a psychologist or a psychotherapist is a very personal choice. Your therapist should be the right fit for your goals and needs. Many people can walk away from a bad session and blame themselves. Others can spend ages in therapy without results, and think they are at fault.  If … Continue reading Five Myths About Psychotherapy – How to Avoid a Bad Therapist