So many clients who have feelings, habits, behaviours that they cannot control. They have troubled relationships and cannot attract someone that they can love and who loves them in return. What they don’t understand is that a lot of our current pain comes from the way we were brought up. This article explains why you need to shed your past
We know that being kind to others is a virtue that is held dear. What about being kind to yourself? What are the impacts of not showing yourself kindness?
How insomnia impacts us mentally and physically. What we can do to improve our sleep quality
Infertility impacts just about every area of a couple’s life; their work, their relationships with friends and family, their finances, their social life, their own relationship and their mental and emotional health. People will typically feel sorry for the woman who is undergoing multiple medical tests and treatments but often not think much about what her partner is going through. Infertility has multiple effects on men because despite his own concerns he often feels the need to be “strong” in support of his partner.
Many adult survivors of incest have undergone therapy, perhaps joined support groups and even confronted the perpetrator. No matter how much healing we do it seems that we are never truly healed and the effects of what happened is so deeply embedded in us that it becomes a part of our core identity.
When a parent or caretaker uses the child for their own sexual gratification they are meeting their own needs and simply de humanizing the child. The child is there simply to fulfil their needs and thus becomes an object. Because the parent is an authority figure the child is powerless. Adult survivors of incest have an underlying core belief about themselves and the environment:-
There are many areas of our lives that may burden us; The never-ending to-do lists, obligations to others, relationship entanglements. These burdens can overwhelm us and have a negative impact on our physical, mental and emotional health as well as our relationships and productivity and effectiveness in the workplace.
When we get rid of the things that are weighing us down we can lighten up and open ourselves up to new possibilities and positive energies.
You cannot change what you do not acknowledge so the first step is to take stock.