Holding Space

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“Holding Space” To “hold space” for someone means that we are willing to walk alongside another person in whatever journey they are on without judging them, scolding them or otherwise …

Understanding Trauma

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Understanding Trauma Dr. Gabor Maté Sometimes one’s “trauma” is not easy to identify – instead, one experiences presentations of anxiety, depression, or low self-worth and has little understanding as to …

Self-Sabotage

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Self-Sabotage Behaviour is said to be self-sabotaging when it creates problems and interferes with long-standing goals. The most common self-sabotaging behaviors are procrastination, self-medication with drugs or alcohol, comfort eating, …

The Wounded Helper

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THE WOUNDED HELPER   “Rather than concealing their wounds, shamanic healers often display them as marks of the authenticity of their skills” (Remen, et al., 1985). While I am not …