Our Western culture seems to have developed so many pathways that lead us to doubt ourselves and place limits upon our ability to truly love, feel and believe authentically in who we are. Many people feel stuck and sabotage their own happiness in a number of different ways. Here is my list of the most common forms of self-sabotage: OTHERS ARE MORE IMPORTANT When we … [Read more...] about How do you sabotage yourself from happiness and success?
A topic that came up this week is how so many feel that it is tough to take time out to do nurturing and nourishing things for yourself - especially at this time of the year! The theme is that doing for others, is more important and it feels selfish when putting yourself before others. Especially when there is always so much to do for them, it’s hard just getting through the … [Read more...] about Have you been giving or receiving?
Christmas is a time when emotions run high and it's more than likely that you will have some knee-jerk reactions triggered by your underlying feelings and unmet needs. In this post Laiyee Fernandez gives us some tips on how to examine our feelings and deconstruct our emotional needs to help us avoid Christmas drama. Whenever we are triggered into intense emotional reactions, … [Read more...] about Unmet needs
Do you believe in free will or fate? Are you someone who believes you have control over your life, or that your life is controlled by external influences? In the field of psychology, this is called having either an internal, or external locus of control. When we feel that we have a sense of power or control over what happens to us, we then have the ability to play a hand in … [Read more...] about Is your life a product of fate or free will?
Absolutely everybody experiences a certain level of anxiety in our lives. For some people doing something new, speaking in public, going to an event or party, where we don't know anyone, is anxiety provoking. Doing evaluations, exams or being tested out can be challenging. Usually we know we are uncomfortable and would prefer not to do it, but most people are able to do it … [Read more...] about Do you bounce back or bounce forward?