While stuck in traffic last Sunday, my friends and I realised that anger is nothing more than being stuck perpetually in our fight response. Why do some things always get the better of us? Continue reading Perpetual fight response and anger management issues
In the mind-body school of trauma, movement is a staple to recovery.
Often we associate bodily sensations with danger, so we disassociate. But gentle movement therapy can help! Continue reading How movement can heal your trauma
When I was still in the midst of it, I thought trauma could never be healed.
But now I can see how trauma is not a life sentence! Continue reading What does unhealed trauma look like?
My friend looks relieved as he recounts his drama-filled days.“I used to say to my wife ‘we cannot have things too nice because they always go wrong‘.I do not think like that anymore. My days are quiet now, peaceful.”I too … Continue reading One self-imposed crisis after another
If you feel a natural aversion towards fast-paced exercise, you might be faced with unprocessed emotions. How do we still keep moving? Continue reading Why exercise feels dangerous to you
There’s many asking whether to cut off friendships, break up or limit communication. Why do we rely so much on external validation to follow our heart? Continue reading Is it okay to…? or Trust your intuition!
This is the mantra of shame researcher Brené Brown. What is the difference between getting it right and being right, and what does it have to do with shame? Continue reading Here to GET it right, not BE right
What if under our idea of self there is a hard line, an abyss we ignore? Once we have encountered trauma, this line is often hard to bypass. Continue reading The lines we draw in us after pain
Does mainstream optimism exclude realities we avoid facing? Do we have enough confidence in ourselves to admit all truths? Continue reading Negative thinking will heal you
When wrong has been done to us, strangely we have a tendency to hold on to anger. It can feel like taking back power, but here are some tips to let go. Continue reading Practical tips to lighten your heart off anger