The Gifts Within Anxiety and Depression

Anxiety and depression hold within them much important information.


When you feel anxious or depressed, do you try to get rid of these feelings, or do you learn from them?

Getting rid of anxiety and depression is big business – especially for the pharmaceutical companies. Drug sales for anti-anxiety meds and antidepressants are huge. This is very sad to me, because, while there are circumstances where these meds are medically called for, much of the time they are prescribed in an effort to simply get rid of our painful feelings. The problem with this is that it leaves us without the roadmap we need to navigate life in a loving, meaningful and joyful way.

Anxiety and depression have major information for us. Let’s compare these feelings to the pain you would feel if you grabbed a hot pan with your bare hand or cut your finger slicing your veggies. Continue reading The Gifts Within Anxiety and Depression

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Over-Talking: The Need to Talk Too Much

Are you aware of needing to talk too much, or have you been with people who go on and on? There is a good reason for this.

I have found over the years of practicing Inner Bonding that the more I listen to myself, the less need I have for others to listen to . . . → Read More: Over-Talking: The Need to Talk Too Much

Do You Put Pressure on Yourself?

Pressuring yourself might be causing resistance, stress, anxiety, physical pain, insomnia and even illness.

How many of you put a lot of pressure on yourself? How often do you feel anxious because of this pressure? How often do you have trouble sleeping because you feel so pressured?

I was having a Skype session with . . . → Read More: Do You Put Pressure on Yourself?

Are You Making These 4 Mistakes?

I, like many of you, was brought up and programmed to believe in a number of ideas that have turned out to be untrue. These false beliefs led me to make various life and relationship mistakes. I didn’t like making mistakes any more than you do, but it is from my mistakes that I’ve learned so much.

In this article, I’m going to discuss the 4 major mistakes that I used to make and that so many of my counseling clients make before working with me.

Self-judgment

I used to judge and shame myself unmercifully, although mostly unconsciously. Until I started to pay attention to my anxiety, stress, and insecurity, I never realized how much I judged and shamed myself. Continue reading Are You Making These 4 Mistakes?

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Food That Harms, Food that Heals

The food industry, drug companies, and insurance companies are intricately tied up in why we have a health care crisis. . . . → Read More: Food That Harms, Food that Heals