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How to not lose yourself in relationships

February 28, 2017

When you suffer from low self esteem, confidence issues or fear of abandonment - to name a few of the codependency symptoms I describe often, relationships can be one of the most difficult area in your life. Because of its level of intimacy, both physical...

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What is codependency?

February 23, 2017

I was having a chat with a friend the other day by the fireplace, and our conversation led us to talk about codependency and counter-dependency. I'm really fascinated by that topic and I've been studying it and working with it for almost a decade now....

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What is it all about?

February 18, 2017

You may have noticed from my previous posts that I'm very intrigued at the moment by how we create suffering for ourselves. Different approaches - mindfulness, buddhism or the work of Eckhart Tolle to name a few - refer to the ego as a source...

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Fear of pain

February 13, 2017

I've been working a lot last year around our relationship to pain. Emotional and physical pain. I've observed that our natural reaction to pain is to try to avoid it, to block it or run away from it. After all, why wouldn't we? Pain is...

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How can you change?

February 8, 2017

Do you know why you keep repeating unuseful patterns? What I mean by patterns, can be either your thoughts or your behaviours. I'm talking about those things you keep doing even though you know they're not good for you. Whether it's continuing to eat those...

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What is the ego?

February 6, 2017

In my quest of understanding the mind I'm really intrigued on the link between the ego and the higher self. Eckhart Tolle explains that our ego's strategies are only designed to get a strong sense of identity. I've been intrigued by that idea and decided...

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Letting go

February 1, 2017

Mindfulness is very popular nowadays and I've been practising mindfulness meditation for almost five years now. At first, I didn't really think it was helping in any way. I was just sitting down and at the best, managing to focus a bit on my breathing...

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Don’t believe the story

January 28, 2017

In CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) we work a lot with observing the thoughts in our head and how they contribute to our issues. The key principles behind CBT is that our thoughts directly create our emotions, which in turn dictate our behaviours and actions. So for...

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The sixth stage of grief

September 23, 2016

I've already shared my view on the necessity to give ourselves some time to grief but today I'd like to talk about how to actually deal with grief. I'm not sure if you're familiar with the popular 5 stages of grief developed by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross that offers...

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