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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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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Are you over-thinking it?

April 5, 2018

I recently came across a great video on over-thinking that deeply resonated with some recent thoughts I had been having. In this video, that you can watch below, Rob Dial explains that we can actually become addicted to our thinking, and even more so to...

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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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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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