Dancing with Your Shadow

Dancing with Your Shadow

Are you an emotional masochist? Do you regularly flog yourself with negative self talk, worst case scenario thinking, defeatism and shame? Do you then berate yourself for these tendencies? Truth is, looking on the bright side isn’t necessarily helpful or even...
Learn to Love Your Body

Learn to Love Your Body

What if you gave yourself permission to be beautiful? Not in the lofty sense of appreciating your “inner” beauty, but in a way that truly celebrates your physical beauty. It sounds simple but it’s not. At least not for many. Not in a culture that presents messages...
7 Tips for Black Sheep

7 Tips for Black Sheep

You feel like an alien amongst your family. They criticize and ridicule you. They constantly misunderstand your intentions or perspective. You shrink down to a tiny, awkward version of yourself whenever you’re in their presence. You avoid being around them. You don’t...
How to Cope with Panic

How to Cope with Panic

Your heart is racing, you’re sweating, it’s difficult to breathe, your limbs are numb and sharp pains are shooting through your chest. A horrifying sense of dread takes over and you’re certain you’re going to die. You’re not having a heart attack. You’re having a...
Healing The Mother Wound

Healing The Mother Wound

“My mother is my best friend, I can rely on her for anything. She knows me better than anyone and is always present and supportive.” Does this statement make you want to puke? Do you have an entirely different experience with your mother? When you think about your...
Your Body Knows What Your Mind Ignores

Your Body Knows What Your Mind Ignores

Having trouble sleeping? Struggling with physical intimacy? Do you often feel sick and/or tired? Do you cringe when someone touches you unexpectedly? Your body may be reacting to unhealed trauma. Before you shrug and assume this doesn’t apply to you, be aware...