I asked my counselor, “Why are so many counselors in the area doing such mediocre work with people?” She paused, a seasoned psychotherapist of over 35 years, “Because they haven’t done their own inner work.”Read More
In psychospiritual healing and counseling, there’s a recognition that perhaps depression, anxiety and the like aren’t the result of a “chemical imbalance” or some sort of biological deficiency in the brain.
Instead, psychological changes, mental health symptoms, and emotional crises can be a catalyst for growth and transformation, leading to positive life changes and expanded states of consciousness.
This is the crux of psychospiritual transformation.Read More
In the same way that crying provides an outlet for our softer emotions to be felt and expressed, it is crucially important that we create healthy, clean ways to allow some of the harder emotions to move through us as well. No matter what method of releasing pent up anger and aggression seems most accessible to you, it is crucial for you to find a pathway to acknowledge, access and release all of the “feels” that are wanting to be touched inside of you.Read More
We humans are also capable of allowing old stories, shame, and fear to run our lives taking us to a self-defeated place of just surviving life. Take the step to shift your own state today. What are you needing to take the next step? Can you give yourself what you need today? Can you say yes to yourself?Read More
1a : mode or condition of being a state of readiness (1) : condition of mind or temperament.
What state are you in right now?
Are you feeling tired yet hopeful? Vulnerable but passionate? Do you have to pee or are you hungry? Are you anxious about the future or regretting the past? Maybe you are bored or worried.
We are always shifting through different states.Read More
Shame does not make us better humans. Telling someone how broken they are does not inspire true change or growth. Teaching people to not value themselves does not create genuine generosity. Putting ourselves third on the list is not the answer to a life with more love, connectedness, kindness and compassion.Read More