Feeling Like a Victim?
Feeling like a victim is something all of us can relate to at least during some point in our lives. Feeling victimized is a sign that we have disconnected ourselves from our own power. This almost always leads to blaming others or shaming yourself.
The victim is a powerful storyteller.
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Addiction: Regaining Your Power to Choose
Creation of an Addiction
Addictions are the result of a great longing inside of us. This longing happens when the soul is not nourished in childhood. Think back to when you were young. Was there something you wanted to do or be? Did you feel this something stirring deep
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The Healer archetype is an old and intriguing archetype. Every culture from earliest tribes of ancient man all through the ages to modern times, has the archetype of the Healer in their culture. It is a part of the human experience to be hurt, wounded or injured in some way whether it be physical, emotional
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The Many Faces of Emotional Abuse
Emotional abuse is a broad term that covers a variety of subtler abuses such as mental, verbal and psychological abuse. All forms of physical and sexual abuse include emotional abuse but it can be difficult at times to recognize how significant the impact of emotional abuse is on a
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It is easy to fall prey to the alluring idea that healing is a destination, that it is something to be achieved. But what happens when you achieve it? Then what? Does life suddenly pause with happily ever after? It is self defeating to be chasing the end when all the learning and joy is
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“Why didn’t you or anyone else stand up against the abuses you suffered?”
When I talk about my childhood I get this question a lot. I have asked it of myself many times too. The answer is quite simple. Abuse was normal.
Like eating, sleeping and doing the dishes. It was a part of
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All hypnosis is self hypnosis.
The most important thing I have learned about hypnosis is that it cannot be done against your will. We hypnotize ourselves. We can do this with or without another person. It is the person under hypnosis that matters; the person’s receptivity and other factors. The hypnotist is really just
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The idea of healing is one typically associated with sickness, trauma or damage of some kind, but the world heal comes from the old English word “haelan” which means, literally, “to make whole.” I like this term “to make whole.” Feeling less than whole is near universal feeling. When we are born we are united
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