Category Archives for "Self-Care"
In the same way you’re naturally attracted to certain qualities in other people, you’re likely also attracted to certain qualities in yourself. You may be proud of the fact that you always work hard. You may like your ability to see humor in all situations — to see the lighter side of life. You may feel confident that you have a warm heart or a capable mind. These are the qualities you are drawn to in yourself.Continue reading
During most traumatic events, we either don’t have the chance to protect ourselves or our efforts are ineffective or totally overwhelmed. When we have not resolved the feeling of threat in our psyche and nervous systems, most of us will work hard to build a life of protection in which we can feel safe…Continue reading
You have a constant stream of thoughts running through your mind, and we use the term “inner critics” to describe the thoughts that criticize you or tell you that you should be ashamed or feel guilty if you do what you want to do. When you were growing up, basically well-meaning people taught you when to feel…Continue reading
With the same intentions we used to create conscious beginnings, we can establish, explore and create our intention for an ending. We can consider how we want our relationship or connection to end. Do we want it to end painfully, sweetly, as friends, or as enemies?Continue reading
Nancy was a typical client. Before we started our sessions, she worked constantly and never took time for herself. She always had her computer on and was doing something on it. Morning…afternoon…evening… often well into the wee hours of the night. Six days a week, sometimes seven. She stayed hyped up on…Continue reading
Conscious breathwork has been used in different cultures for thousands of years. Many mind-body healing traditions are used in combination with the breath. Breathing is one of the oldest and best-used tools for cultivating awareness, wellness, and connection to universal life force or energy…Continue reading
The deeper our wound of rejection, the more often we’ll attract circumstances where we’ll be rejected or where we’ll reject someone else. The more withdrawers reject themselves, the more afraid they are of being rejected. They continually put themselves down. They often compare themselves to someone better, and so believe that they…Continue reading