The difference between pain and suffering

October 16, 2018

One of the most important thing I have learnt from Eckhart Tollé was that as human beings, we are somehow conditioned to believe that life should be easy and go smoothly. That challenges shouldn't be happening, and when they are, it means we are unlucky or...

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How to forgive?

September 17, 2018

I hope my previous article on forgiveness last month was useful to you! The second realisation I wanted to share with you today was about the next step into our forgiveness journey. Once we have healed and honoured our own pain, then how do we forgive those...

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Why is it hard to forgive?

August 20, 2018

I have been thinking a lot about forgiveness recently. You might be aware that most self-development, therapeutic and spiritual teachers offer forgiveness as the ultimate stage of healing. Louise Hay is certainly one of the most fervent advocate of this work and her personal journey...

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The power of gratitude – does it work?

July 10, 2018

Positive affirmations and Gratitude lists are very popular nowadays. But do they work? There's always been something about positive affirmations that didn't sit very well with me. Something felt fake somehow. I've met dozens of people affirming 10 times or more daily that they were...

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5 steps to healing your past

May 5, 2018

Following up on my last post, I have had some enquiries on how to tackle the mind addiction and take control of our mind. I was talking to a client about it, and she opened up on the fact she felt a bit helpless in...

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How meditation is essential to your healing

February 12, 2018

I have been practising meditation and mindfulness for over 5 years now, and it has helped me a lot to feel calmer and manage much better the daily stresses of life. This is traditionally one of the most popular benefits of those techniques, and I...

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“The power of now”: an existential issue?

June 22, 2017

I was working this week with a client on how to overcome anxiety. This client recently discovered The power of now by Eckhart Tolle and asked me to help her put it into practice in order to overcome her overwhelming anxiety. So far we had been...

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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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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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