Category: Anxiety

What you say is what you are

How many judgements do you make a day? It’s an interesting experiment to count how many times a day you make a judgement. You will lose count quickly, as Judgements are often automatic and the majority of the judgements we make we don’t really fully agree with, yet leave them unchallenged.  To change my automatic thinking judging mind, I practise…

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Body hatred

  The majority of people are experts in self-criticism and self-hatred. I duck for cover at roadrunner speed after  I suggest the concept “acceptance” and how useful it would be to accept how they are right now.   The idea of acceptance is often misunderstood. We often interpret acceptance as giving up, and giving up would…

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The story of the Chinese farmer

 In the dance we call life, some things appear too good and some things that appear bad. We look at something that is occurring at the moment, take a snapshot of it, and we make a judgment, but everything is in flow, so what seems to be good, might not be good in the end, and vice versa.  A story…

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The hidden benefits of misery

My mind is diligently curious, a part of me would like to settle into the cosy religion of comfort and follow the herd. I crave this ‘unquestioning normality’ at times, but I can’t help but pick holes in theories ideas and beliefs, not because I want to break down people’s comfort or dispute everything that presents as a possible navigational system, for life.

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On shame

Oh dear sweet girl, I can see you are hurting, I can help you be, who you must be, I know you are not perfect, I’ll keep your secrets. Its painful isn’t it, seeing how wrong you are? You can be like the others, you are defected and not worthy. I will protect you, I…

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