Unless you're willing to give up being a victim, healing doesn't happen. You'll stay stuck. This isn't to deny or minimize what happened or to excuse another's transgression. People inflict harm on others, knowingly and unknowingly. At some level, everyone is hurting. And no one deserves to be broken. It pains me to see strong… Continue reading This Is Why You Need To Give Up Being A Victim
The Inner Places You Go Dark
Working with a client, I saw them disappearing in front of my eyes. They seemed present and put together to the ordinary eye. But, a part of them had gone missing. I sensed the energy around the heart was depleted and depressed. The energy field surrounding their body was sunken in places. They weren't inhabiting… Continue reading The Inner Places You Go Dark
The Healing Power of Self Love
Stop and think. Or even better, sense it. Are you allowed to love yourself fully? And what does this really mean?Do you have permission to love every inch of your body? I didn't know loving myself was an option. Growing up, if someone felt good about themselves, they were called conceited or vain behind their… Continue reading The Healing Power of Self Love
Is Holding It All Together Dysfunctional?
During the first week of trauma training, I asked a team member how I'd know if I needed support. I was feeling a little off inside. A bit disconnected. Something was happening in me that I couldn't quite name or access. She responded, "If you're asking whether you need support, then it means you need… Continue reading Is Holding It All Together Dysfunctional?
You Can’t Heal Fear Alone (this is why)
"Every part of our personality that we do not love will become hostile to us." Robert Bly, poet When I first began inner healing work, I was afraid. I feared what I would find locked inside of me. Would I discover that I was a terrible person? Would I be overwhelmed by painful, repressed memories? For transformation… Continue reading You Can’t Heal Fear Alone (this is why)