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?)

Why You Feel Unhappy

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 Your Ego Takes Over

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

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)

Are You an Empath? How to Create Healthy Boundaries (for Empaths)

Your Vision Matters If you are an empath, chances are that you intuitively know what's best for you. This ability enables you to know your true path in life. However, maintaining course can be a challenge when you struggle to hold your ground against the emotional needs of others. Empaths are naturally sensitive to the … Continue reading Are You an Empath? How to Create Healthy Boundaries (for Empaths)

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”

How to Find Your Life Purpose

How to Find your Life Purpose Who did you want to be when you were 7 years old? As babies, we are getting used to being in a body. As toddlers we've mostly figured that part out, and have evolved into the next stage of learning: mastering emotion (More about Emotion, what is Emotion). We … Continue reading How to Find Your Life Purpose

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

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

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