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?
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
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
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
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
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 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
BASIC PRINCIPLES OF EMOTION Emotional self-awareness creates the foundation for self-confidence, healthy boundaries, creativity, and generally good emotional hygiene. Emotions are important signals. Therapy can help you get in touch with your emotional life, get it more organised, and get it working for you. Here are some basics: Emotions are bound to the body. Emotions … Continue reading What is an “Emotion” ??
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…