Anger makes our heart heavy. But it also tells us who and what matters to us, inside the privacy of our heart.
As psychotherapists, we are not unfamiliar with the idea of “gender inequality” or “gender-based violence” that permeates the world we live in, and therefore often these phenomenon also get re-enacted inside the therapy room. As gendered individuals, we are also not invincible to the harm of gender inequality and relational violence. A recent incident of sitting in a case presentation reminded me how susceptible we are, in spite of all our training and dialogues on gender, to become part of a violent system, and yet unknowingly remaining silent about it.
This is a story about how Growing Space began…
What you believe is what’s going to define how you feel and how you act.
And the outcome of your interaction with your living environment will become self-fulfilling prophesy for what you believe consciously, and more so unconsciously.
What/who in the world right now you’re trying to put under control or at least get some cooperation with, but they just won’t let you? Is it your child? Your spouse or a family member? Is it Covid-19? The current lockdown? Your business or finances? In the midst of my…
Releasing love is not the same as romantic love. Releasing love is about FREEDOM. When you free someone, you free yourself as well. In contrast, romantic love is often about POSSESSION. When you possess (or think you possess) someone, you are possessed as well.
All good, healthy relationships start from BEING a good, healthy person, first to ourselves. And then, our love can naturally flow out to others. How do we then become more conscious about the precious Self, hidden deep within each of us?
What do you want? What are you looking for? Setting our heart’s intention right is half the problem solved. Transformative change requires that we spend time listening, and getting to know our hearts, so that we can get in touch with what’s truly important for our core being.