It is All done for Us

It is All done for Us

It is all done ‘for us’! What do you mean? Have you ever heard people say ‘Why did you do this ‘to me’?’  Recently I learned from Panache Desai (link below) that instead of thinking that they have ‘done it to me’ I could look at it from a different perspective as in that ‘they [...]

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Courage Vulnerability and Shame

Courage Vulnerability and Shame

  Is Vulnerability the antidote to shame? When  we are open, transparent and vulnerable we ‘expose’ what we may hide at other times.Shame exists because of keeping our vulnerability and other uncomfortable feelings secret. Brené Brown wrote ‘The Gifts of Imperfection’.She is also known for The TED Talk “The Power of Vulnerability” which you can [...]

Making Changes and the Limbic Lag

Making Changes and the Limbic Lag

What is the Limbic Lag? It is what happens when we want to do something and something is holding back. The  two parts of our brain that this post will address are the lymbic system and the neo-cortex The Limbic system is fully developed at birth, it tags experiences with emotions. When it is bad [...]

Imagine if we would choose to Believe

Imagine if we would choose to Believe

In the book “The Storm before the Calm” by Neale Donald Walsch is a chapter with the Heading “Can you believe What we could believe, if we simply chose to?” Contemplating this chapter I wrote this in my journal: “I have believed what the chapter talks about for a long time. Have I really believed [...]

Another Step towards Emotional Well Being

Another Step towards Emotional Well Being

Last week I finished another 8 week Resolve Course lead by 2 Counselors (who had to have at least 400 client sessions before training for this course) . For the last session we had to stand in front of the group and share our Hero Story, which is about where we come from and how the course [...]

Human Empathy

Human Empathy

Are Humans Empathetic? Apparently we have something like ‘Mirror Cells‘ in our brain which causes us to feel what we see or hear other people are going through. In the video below Jeremy Rifkin talks about how the human race has developed towards experiencing Empathy. He addresses a lot of issues in this video. Food for thought and [...]

Headaches Migraines and Affirmations

Headaches Migraines and Affirmations

Most people and even children have experienced headaches or even migraines. What helps you when your head is aching?  There are lots of methods and which one we choose is probably right for us. Do you think that what you believe is powerful? Watch the Video below how a hospital in Beijing uses no medicines. This post [...]

Accepting and welcoming all of ourselves

Accepting and welcoming all of ourselves

 We have at times different aspects of personality within ourselves. According to Transactional Analysis(TA) we have an adult, child and critical/loving parent. Debbie Ford in the books The Dark Side of the Light Chasers and The Shadow Effect writes about the different parts of ourselves and how to embrace and accept them all.   In the last few [...]

Time for Self Reflection

Time for Self Reflection

“Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.” Peter F. Drucker “By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection, which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.” Confucius How much time do you get/take to be [...]

Taking time out for Well Being

Taking time out for Well Being

In this busy lifestyle of modern civilisation a lot of people don’t seem to find the time to take time out for their well being and to restore positivity. We are always doing the best we can at any given time. We don’t get up in the morning and say “I am going to be [...]