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Finding your way out of depression, part 2

Finding your way out of depression, part 2

Part 2

STEP TWO — Believing that it is possible to achieve what you want (having hope).

Question to ask: Do I believe that a complete recovery is possible?

While the first step is absolutely essential to your recovery, believing that it is possible – not just for you, but also for others – can open doors and create opportunities you would have otherwise missed. Once you believe that what you want is possible, your brain would look for ways to do it. But if you believe the opposite, all you notice are the reasons why it is not possible. (more…)

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Finding your way out of depression, part 1

Finding your way out of depression, part 1

Part 1

I am not sure if you have ever worked with your limiting beliefs, the thoughts-stories that we believe in without even knowing that we do. And we usually don’t even know how much they stop us until we consciously transform them. It often feels like we take the foot off the break and are able to breathe and move forwards.

In moments of most discomfort, times when we feel really intense emotion, these beliefs are usually ripe and ready to be released. Or rather, we are ready to step up, expand into being more authentic and more who we want to be. And while instinctively we want to fight and push against the intense discomfort, the only way to move forward is to accept the calling. Something needs to change – internally – we are called to examine and let go of what holds us back. So we are free to step up to more freedom, more well being, more self-love. (more…)

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Embrace your anger, it’s good for you

Embrace your anger, it’s good for you

If you are like me, you probably don’t like feeling jealous, envious, angry, frustrated, bitter or resentful. Not only these emotions feel bad, but there is also a lot of stigma attached to them. Unlike feelings of guilt, sadness or fear, anger and jealousy get a lot of bad press in our society. We are told it is wrong to feel angry. And many people train themselves to never show these kind of emotions, ever. (more…)

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You can’t control your reactions? Here is why. Part 1

You can’t control your reactions? Here is why. Part 1

Have you ever tried to understand – or to change – your emotional responses to situations or to behaviours of others, only to feel more confused than ever. Have you tried to feel better about your body, your weight, your friends, your family, your work and yet couldn’t change any of that? Have you tried to be more positive only to end up feeling even more frustrated with yourself? (more…)

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The Truth About Anxiety. Part 1

The Truth About Anxiety. Part 1

I am going to start with a statement that is not very positive but, unfortunately, seems to be true: Collectively, as a society, we are experiencing the epidemic of anxiety. Especially young people. But not just young people. It seems to be everywhere, and almost everyone seems to be somehow touched by it. Many people regularly experience panicky, gnawing, heavy sensations of being trapped by fear. Nasty sensations of being out of control, unable to sleep, unable to concentrate or remember things. (more…)

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Quick Fix Solutions: Do They Work?

Quick Fix Solutions: Do They Work?

We all hope for quick fix answers. Because we want things to change. And it feels that life could be so good, if the problem simply disappeared today. We don’t have time to wait to move on and we don’t want to. This is why so many people go to hypnosis and expect a single session to take all the ‘problems’ away. And because of the demand, some practitioners incite clients with a promise of miracles they simply can’t deliver. (more…)

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Letting go of anxiety and self-doubt

Letting go of anxiety and self-doubt

Sometimes things get hard. And in the moments when they get hard what do we do? We doubt. We question every single choice we’ve ever made. We question and doubt and question and doubt until it feels sore deep inside. And then the hurt makes us doubt even more. A vicious cycle that eats away all hope and happiness.

I could talk about it for a long time. But I won’t. (more…)

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The most important choice you’d ever have to make

The most important choice you’d ever have to make

The past doesn’t exist. It’s gone. Done. Expired.

The future doesn’t exist.

You don’t exist in the past. Or the future.

You only exist in this moment. And this moment. And now this moment. And now this moment. And now this moment…

You only exist in a single moment. That’s it. Here and now. Moving from a moment to a moment, from a now to a now. And now. And now. Another now… (more…)

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