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?)
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?
Spiritual Bypass Many spiritual principles provide us with ways to navigate life in a compassionate and progressive way. There are times however when these spiritual laws interfere with healing, and can actually be harmful. This is called spiritual bypass. Spiritual bypass is the use of spiritual ideals and practices to sidestep emotional pain or painful … Continue reading Beware the Spiritual Narcissist (Spiritual Bypass – The Spiritual Narcissist's Best Friend)
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"
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
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” ??