Emotional Healing Articles

An easy yet powerful way to calm anxiety

An easy yet powerful way to calm anxiety

Although we shy away from fear, it is essential to a healthy life. Fear heightens our senses, creates focus and guides us towards safety. Fear is our intuitive voice that tells us to run, shout, stay still, be silent, crouch, hide or do whatever is needed in that...

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Are you stressed out? And at the end of your tether?

Are you stressed out? And at the end of your tether?

Are you stressed out? Or just a little stressed? Or do you shine when others complain they can't take it any more? Is there really good stress and harmful stress? And if you feel you're at breaking point, how can you re-balance yourself to feel good again? What is...

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The art of being grateful—even when life is not so great

The art of being grateful—even when life is not so great

How being grateful changes things within For the delightful, lovely and joyful times in our lives, it's easy to be grateful. When we say thanks, express our gratitude, and notice how lucky we are, it makes us feel good and happier. And if we are thanking someone in...

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Seven steps for faster healing after a breakup

Seven steps for faster healing after a breakup

A breakup of a long term relationship is utterly horrible–especially if you didn't see it coming. And even if the decision to end the relationship was yours, it often hurts like crazy too. The hurt and pain need to be healed—and it takes time, but you can ease the...

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How using Life Meetings help heal arguments

How using Life Meetings help heal arguments

How to heal arguments between you and your loved one Frequent tempestuous arguments or stony silences make life miserable. They make you feel unheard, unloved and unappreciated. So often your partner is in pain too. Even realising this, you still can’t fathom why they...

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Loneliness: You are not alone

Loneliness: You are not alone

The following article on loneliness first appeared on my Red Dandelion website in 2013. It feels timely to share this slightly edited version, because it feels like more people are struggling with loneliness than ever before. Or perhaps people are being more open...

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How to heal a broken heart when a relationship ends

How to heal a broken heart when a relationship ends

Healing a broken heart is tough because it hurts like no other pain. The sadness, loss, hurt and feeling bereft after a long term relationship has ended feels like the end of the world. Your heart aches physically, and your head can’t grasp what has happened. Thoughts...

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Hurt, angry and NOT ready to forgive?

Hurt, angry and NOT ready to forgive?

Forgiving someone for betraying you in someway, can be very challenging. You may not even want to consider doing it! However, there are very good reasons for finding a way to forgive.

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Listening to your inner dialogue

Listening to your inner dialogue

Have you had a conversation with yourself recently — an inner dialogue? One whereby two different voices where speaking inside of you—probably expressing very different views? I'm sure you have, and, no it doesn't mean that you're mad! We all have voices inside our...

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Reveal the real you!

Reveal the real you!

Discerning what is real and what-is-not is increasingly difficult as imaginary and reality blur around the edges. Take for example our magazines social media. Celebrity photos that have not been edited, are few and far between. Virtually all of these photos have been...

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Reduce anxiety with belly breathing

Reduce anxiety with belly breathing

Over the years I have learnt many different tools, methods and ways to help people feel better about themselves. Belly Breathing is a potent, fast way to calm nerves, reduce anxiety and feel on safer ground again. It can take less than 5 minutes to change from a...

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Are you good enough —just as you are?

Are you good enough —just as you are?

Are you good enough — just as you are? The answer is definitely YES, but do you believe that? Mmm… perhaps on a good day? Why do we struggle so much to believe that that we are good enough just as we are? What drives us to see our imperfections so clearly and then...

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How EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) releases pain

How EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) releases pain

We all carry around some emotional pain with us—it's part of being human. Sometimes we reach a point in our lives when the burden of carrying it becomes too much to bear, and cracks begin to appear in our lives. It's at this point that most people seek help via a...

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We avoid vulnerability – but it creates deeper connections

We avoid vulnerability – but it creates deeper connections

Dance like no one is watching. Sing like no one is listening. Love like you have never been hurt and live like it’s Heaven on Earth—Mark Twain Being vulnerable conjures up an idea of weakness, of being naked, of being taken advantage of, and of having no power. And...

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Meditation. Ten minutes a day for inner peace

Meditation. Ten minutes a day for inner peace

At the end of the day, I can end up just totally wacky, because I’ve made mountains out of molehills. With meditation, I can keep them as molehills—Ringo Starr These days meditation is a regular part of my life, but it wasn’t always so. I remember the time, more than...

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