You’re in a friendly, normal conversation with another person. Everything is going well until – BAM! Your blood pressure is rising, you’re starting to hyperventilate, and you have the distinct urge to strangle the other person. Even though the other person made a blasé passing comment, you find yourself trying to prevent yourself from screaming […]
A trauma is a frightening, distressing or disturbing experience. Often, it is our early childhood traumas that create a phenomenon known as soul loss. When we lose contact with our souls, we become neurotic, anxious and depressed. Learning how to heal your traumas is a vital part of soulwork which we write a lot about on this website.
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“Shame on you!” How many times did you hear those words as a child? As children, our teachers would shame us for doing something naughty in class, just as our parents and peer group would occasionally shame us – sometimes intentionally, sometimes unintentionally. The experience certainly wasn’t pleasant, but the shame was temporary and it quickly […]
At some point or another we’ve all heard these words before: “Suck it up princess!” “Be a man!” “Stop being a cry-baby,” “Get over it,” “Stop being so sensitive,” “Get thicker skin!” While these words were likely spoken without consciously intending us long-term harm, they nevertheless point to a common and undeniably tragic truth in […]
Almost all of us have experienced some kind of traumatic or shocking event. When I speak of trauma, I don’t always mean extreme situations such as natural disasters, instances of abuse, rape, murder, and accidents. While traumatic experiences often are severe and horrific, they can also be seemingly “mundane” experiences such as losing a job, […]
The feeling in your chest just won’t go away, and it’s starting to slowly eat you up each day. Longing, desire, repulsion, bitterness, heartbreak, sadness, volcanic rage so many emotions mixed together. So much pain. So much pure and unexpressed suffering. When will these feelings dissolve? When will you finally feel calm, grounded, and happy […]