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Love yourself so much that when you get treated like sh1t you recognise it

    How would your life be if you truly loved, honoured and respected yourself?   If you honoured your needs each day?   If you lived in integrity with your values in each moment?   I find this is a really useful – and often – confronting question to ask my clients, one they get pretty immediate answers to.   I work with a lot of very natural “helper” types – I’m one of those too.   There can…

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Are you choosing to stay stuck?

    I was listening to an amazing, inspirational podcast interview the other day on “I Catch Killers with Gary Jubelin”.   Gary was interviewing Khalid Baker, who was convicted of a murder he’s always maintained he never committed.   He was only 18 and went on to spend 13 years in prison.   He talked about how he could have let anger consume him, but this would have led him to staying stuck.   He knew the system would…

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Are you enabling those you love?

  I heard on a podcast the other day, “enabling comes in many forms”.   How true that is.   enabler /ɪˈneɪblə,ɛˈneɪblə/   A person who encourages or enables negative or self-destructive behaviour in another.   I’ve spent many years in the past enabling others to continue to treat me in a certain way, or continue a certain pattern of behaviour without setting boundaries.   I’ve enabled people to continue an addiction.   I’ve enabled people to continue living in…

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Anger, the boy and the fence

  I heard this story on a podcast today and love it.   “There once was a little boy who had a very bad temper.   His father decided to hand him a bag of nails and said that every time the boy lost his temper, he had to hammer a nail into the fence.   On the first day, the boy hammered 37 nails into that fence.   The boy gradually began to control his temper over the next few weeks, and the number…

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How Is Not Confronting Your Dark Side Serving You?

It doesn’t matter who you are, or how successful you are – we all have shit from our past that can keep us stuck. Old, core wound shit that has led to feelings of being unlovable, unworthy, useless, stupid, not good enough. The core wound shit that has attracted people, situations and relationships into our lives that “prove” that we aren’t good enough over and over – until we do the work to heal our wounds. This stuff happens to all of us on some…

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Is your mood impacting your immune system?

The interaction between our mental health and physical health is complex, but there is now more and more research being done into it. Researchers have now found a wealth if evidence to show that when we suppress our emotions, we also suppress our immune system. They’ve also found that positive emotions support the immune system, leading to faster healing time from illness and injury. Research has found that those who’ve lost a spouse can take up to a year to…

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