"Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate." ― C.G. JungHumans have been trying to interpret their dreams since the dawn of time. Witches, medicine men, shamans, and everyday people with good imaginations were reading meaning into our dreams long before the father of psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud and famed psychiatrist Carl Jung began using them to analyze our unconscious minds.
How to Improve Relationships with Yourself and People You Love
Ones upon a time there was a little girl. She loved her mommy very much, but she could never be sure that her mother also loved her.
When she felt sad and longed for a cuddle, her mommy was too busy to comfort her.
"Stop bothering me, little one; you have nothing to be sad about."
Why You Need to Break Loneliness to Heal
Toxic Mother-Daughter Relationships
"Childhood is the happiest time in human life," or so they say.
What you've never understood is how feeling hurt and lonely, year after year, could possibly be the best time of your life. Neither could I…
How to Heal from a Toxic Relationship with Your Mother
The Ultimate Guide for Daughters
“Sure, Mom… me too. See you soon.”
You hang up the phone and a tsunami of anxiety sweeps over you.
You look around, and the cosy kitchen feels suddenly distant and unreal, as if you’re looking through a dirty glass. So does your hand, still clutching the phone – is it even your hand?
How to Remain Calm and Present When Facing a Painful Challenge (And Get Through It)
Have you ever had to do something so unpleasant that the thought alone would send your anxiety through the roof?
The very idea of doing it has the power to set your skin on fire, deprive you of sleep, and highjack your thoughts. Your heart jumps frantically as if it wants to break out of your body and hide somewhere safe. [Read more…]
How to Prevent Overwhelming Emotions from Hurting You
Do you find it difficult sometimes to cope with overwhelming emotions, flashbacks, unsafe impulses, symptoms of dissociation or insomnia?
You are not alone.
Feeling that you are drowning under the weight of emotional pain, you may need help to pull yourself up. [Read more…]