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Relieve Stress Naturally: Balance Your Inner Pusher

The reason many people find it difficult to relax, to let go, or even to successfully do relaxation techniques that are meant to reduce stress naturally, such as meditation and deep breathing, is that they are identified with an energy pattern or inner self called the Pusher. This article introduces you to the ...
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How Relationships Work: Your Inner Selves, Vulnerability and Bonding Patterns

To understand how relationships work, you need to understand how people work. This post explains how we are all made up of many selves that together form our personality - such as the Inner Carer and the Responsible Parent, the Pleaser and the Critical Parent, the Vulnerable Child and Playful Child - and how these selves affect our relationships.  W e ...
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Babies’ stress levels double when separated from their mothers

A recent study has shown that separating babies from mothers after birth doubles babies' stress levels. Here's an article about the study: http://bit.ly/QskLme P ost-birth separation is still pretty common in most Western countries, which is really interesting because our most fundamental 'relationship rules' - at least for when we're ...
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Probability Waves, the Observer, and Personal Transformation

This 5-minute cartoon (you don't have to watch it to read this post) illustrates how the behaviour of matter changes when it is observed/measured. This has implications for how we see truth, how we make decisions and choices, and how we respond in our relationships. T he experiment in the video shows that electrons ...
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The Inner Patriarch – The Hidden Force that Holds Women Back

The Inner Patriarch is the part of us all that holds the rules and values of the long-standing patriarchal system in which we all live. Dr Sidra Stone says in her book The Shadow King that the Inner Patriarch is passed on to children through their mother, and that even if you identify with ...
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How to Enjoy Your Relationship with Your Teenager

'Teenagers are difficult!' everyone knows. But are they? Maybe it's parents who need to find a different way to approach how to relate with their children when they are going through this intense life stage.  M y eldest daughter is well and truly a teenager now, and the most surprising thing for me about this ...
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Attachment Parenting vs Authoritative Parenting

I identify more as an 'attachment parent' than an 'authoritative parent' but I've always wondered why people would raise their children in an authoritative or authoritarian way. So I did an experiment and got in touch with my own inner authoritarian parental energy to see what I could learn from it. The lessons were ...
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Connect With Your Child Consciously (Or With Anyone Else!)

Learn how to consciously connect with your children to help with all kinds of parenting challenges. Conscious parenting involves becoming aware of your natural connecting style and learning how to choose the way you connect in different situations to help you with the day-to-day challenges of parenting.  C onnecting with your children (and with anyone else!) is something ...
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What Captain Jack Sparrow Taught Me About Work Life Balance

If you're an overly responsible person whose work life balance is out, or a parent who takes your parenting responsibilities really seriously and you're not having much fun, here's what you can learn from Captain Jack Sparrow.  I watched the first Pirates of the Caribbean film with my kids the other day (again) and found ...