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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How to cope with fear of intimacy

April 27, 2017

Someone said to me a few days ago something that really hit home. They said "In life, we are actually always alone. The moment the ombilical cord is being cut straight after birth, this is it, that blissful fusion we felt for 9 months in...

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From expectations to freedom

April 18, 2017

When I observe our lives, I can't help to notice that most of our disappointments, hurts or resentments come from our expectations. The expectations we have on other people, or on how things should be. The other day I was disappointed because I asked a...

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Why are human relationships so difficult?

April 13, 2017

And I'm not talking just about romantic relationships. I'm talking about all our interactions with other humans. Work relationships, friendships, lovers, family... I've been observing intensely recently how we interact with each other. And I must admit I often feel quite baffled - and a little...

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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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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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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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