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How to cope in a crisis

How to cope in a crisis

As Covid-19 has spread through the world, we have seen and experienced the parallel spread of anxiety, stress, depression and addiction as well. As humans, we’re hardwired to crave stability, safety and certainty, so it’s perfectly natural to feel unsettled and...
Why You Want to Stop Running From Your Shadow-Side

Why You Want to Stop Running From Your Shadow-Side

We all have a ‘shadow’ side. Our personal ‘shadow’ is made up of the parts of ourselves that we do not accept and do not want to see. Our shadow is rooted in shame, by our sense of being basically unworthy or deficient as we are. When we run from our shadow, it then...
How to Defeat Fear

How to Defeat Fear

Most of us struggle with fear in one way or another – whether it’s the fear of what other people think of you, the fear you’re not enough, the fear of failure or fears and about what might happen in the future. When fear rears its head we can become...
Drop the Problem, Drop the Stress

Drop the Problem, Drop the Stress

It’s been said that a problem is like a pool of muddy water, the more that you stir it around in the mind, the cloudier it gets. This rings true. How many times have you tossed and turned at night ruminating about a difficulty in your life only to wake up the next day...
Drop One Burden

Drop One Burden

You know, most of us tend to carry around needless mental burdens that weigh us down. Perhaps you constantly rehash a past mistake over and over again. Maybe you worry about a problem ceaselessly or you ruminate about a perfectionistic standard for your life that you...
The Useless Tree: A Story About Letting Go of Approval Seeking

The Useless Tree: A Story About Letting Go of Approval Seeking

During this time of disruption, upheaval and change many of us are asking big questions about how we want to live our lives, thinking about what really matters and making changes. One of the biggest themes I am noticing when I talk to people right now is that they are...