We are living in a society which, from a very young age, told us to grow up, not to act in a childish way, prompted us to become adults. So, we learnt to hide or deny the child within us, in order to avoid being vulnerable or weak...
The story we say to ourself, inside our head, is the story we live by. Every emotion we have, every action we take is determined by this story, our existence is built on this story, we become this story…
“If the only prayer you ever say in your whole life is ‘thank you’ that would suffice” Meister Eckhart
Several studies have shown improved emotions when someone focuses on an “attitude of gratitude” instead of feeling negative, as well as lower levels of stress hormones and boosting of the immune system.
“Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darkness of other people” Carl Jung
We don’t recognize that our story is just that, a story. We are full of fear,
Most people believe that the opposite of love is hate. Well, it is not, the opposite of love is fear. Fear is hard wired into the human brain and is connected with the “fight or flight response”
Eckhart’s Tolle book “The power of now” acted as a catalyst for my deep personal change, in order to escape from the fear induced to my life that I live in separation from my true self and being enslaved to pain and conflict.
“Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we‘re supposed to be and embracing who we really are.” Brené Brown
In order to truly be strong, successful and not become immobile by fear and doubt, we need to be able to use our mind effectively,
What is known as the “inner child” nowadays is the archetypal Jungian notion of the “puer aeternus” or “puella aeterna”, when the subject is a female.