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

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

Emotional Grounding Techniques

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

What is an “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” ??

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…