No matter how big or small, almost all of us experienced some kind of trauma as children. These traumas could vary from having your favorite stuffed toy thrown in the trash, to being abandoned by your best childhood friend, to being physically or emotionally abused by your parents. Inner child work is a vital component […]
Repression is the process of restricting, preventing, or inhibiting thoughts and feelings. As a result, many of our repressed thoughts and feelings often get hidden away in our Shadow Selves. The larger our Shadow Selves grow, the more inclined we are to act out of fear, rage and cruelty. Repressed thoughts and feelings also manifest themselves through chronic mental and physical illnesses.
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You feel the pressure throb in your veins. A lump rises in your throat as your colleagues watch you closely. They are expecting an answer. They are expecting you to comply. Every fibre of your being wants to scream “NO I CAN’T.” But as if possessed, you automatically smile sweetly and say, “Yes, I’ll do […]
Humankind is being led along an evolving course, through this migration of intelligences, and though we seem to be sleeping, there is an inner wakefulness that directs the dream, and that will eventually startle us back to the truth of who we are. ~ Rumi (The Essential Rumi) There’s a thin veil between our conscious […]
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Within us all lies the dormant ability to feel other people’s thoughts, feelings, and bodily sensations.Yet within our our loud, busy, and energetically frantic world, our sensitivity is often forced to shut down. The daily stress that we deal with in our 21st century lifestyles plays a major role in our ability to function as […]