Category: depth psychology

When pain finds a home within your soul

In psychological circles this is referred to as pain addiction. This is real, lived experience for many. It is a state of being where separating pain from anything that we encounter in life becomes impossible. It merges with our being in a way that…

Stay present with what you DO have

When focusing on what we don’t have rather than what we do have it can be pretty hard to differentiate between our wants and needs. Time to evaluate! Is that something that you want is really what you need? If you think you really…

The journey of psychotherapy

I would describe the process of psychotherapy as a process of unfolding and becoming. It is a journey back ‘home to ourselves’. Therapist is a witness to that process, who is let into a world of a client to journey with and who serves…

Is fear always bad?

Does fear need to be bad, always? Yes, it is tarrying, yes it is a terrible vibration to hold and hard to shake off. I know it well. But it is also a messenger, it is a pointer towards something that is asking for…

Existential…

We are born, we bloom and we die. What of those in-between spaces? That is day-to-day living, those are the moments, of which life consists. Today, it feels like the past is gone and the future is doubtful and uncertain. There is death anxiety…

The beauty of saying nothing

Too often we engage in exchanges with someone being completely unaware how what is running through our heads is a response to what the other person is sharing. We are focused on our own response ready and waiting and not listening to the other. What…

Conflict and lessons of Samhain 2016

What is happening this year around Samhain for me is interesting and I aim to delve into reflecting on what this means for me at this time. I feel angry with my ancestors, on one hand, and, on the other, I feel grateful. I…