When you have suffered a painful start to life you bury your true self inside under layers and layers of protection. The innocent part of you is wrapped up safely, hidden away and kept under wraps for fear that exposing it will result in more pain, loss or abandonment. This makes it very difficult to […]
It is very tempting when someone you love is in pain to want to try and fix it, to help them feel better, to make it go away, so you can enjoy each other’s company again. It is understandable that you would want to do this, for it is hard to see them in pain […]
Here’s a link to an article about a great new book explaining how we can inherit trauma from past generations of family members and how we can use family constellations and other methods to heal it. The article (and the book) include case studies of clients that were not be helped with traditional psychology approaches […]
Here is an interesting article about how to make yourself feel happier. It explains the neurosicence behind the recomemndations and what occurs in your body as you do the simple practices they recommend.
If you were abused as a child, you were constantly told or shown that whatever you did was not good enough, not acceptable, basicaly wrong. Even though the issue was really the emotional state of the parent / abuser, to you as the child, it would have seemed that you were the problem, that there […]