“Every loving thought is true. Everything else is an appeal for healing and help, regardless of the form it takes.” A Course in Miracles
I have a client in Europe that I’ve been working with for a little over a month, who I’ll refer to as Heather. She contacted me because she’s been in a long-term relationship for several years now that she knows isn’t right for her. She can physically feel the discord of it in her body; she can’t sleep when she’s with him, she can feel the wall go up around her heart and all ...continue reading...
“…before a wound can heal, it must be seen.” Julia Cameron
It’s not that I think affirmations are a bad thing; I don’t.
The mind can be incredibly powerful.
But too often, we try to use affirmations to cover-up something that doesn’t feel good – sort of like covering a dilapidated room with pink paint. It might look okay on the surface, but there’s something more going on here.
When we’re in pain, we have two choices: We can pay attention to it and heal it or we can suppress it, ignore it, and pretend like it doesn’t ...continue reading...
“You’re getting the results of your stories.” Angela Lauria
If you’re healing after a breakup, you inevitably have a story about what happened and why the relationship ended. Take a moment and think about that story. When someone asks you the question, “What happened?” what do you say?
I believe that what you’re saying is the truth of your experience, but I also believe that many times we can be blind to the full story. That story can also be the very thing that keeps us stuck after a breakup.
When we feel stuck, a typical reaction is to ...continue reading...
“Each of our paths is uniquely perfect. Life presents us with what we need to grow.” Judith Orloff, M.D. The Ecstasy of Surrender
She was crying daily, uncontrollably, in front of clients and behind closed doors. It had been several weeks since her breakup and she was feeling so out of control with her emotions that she thought she needed to be put away somewhere.
They had been together for 7 years and he had been emotionally manipulative towards her. His words weren’t matching his actions. Promising love and a future together, but then only giving her emotional crumbs. ...continue reading...