Automatic Thoughts

Another name for automatic thoughts is Inner-talk.Inner-talk is very normal. It is our internal dialog about the world and our place in it. We do it constantly. We constantly make interpretations on what is happening and how we are doing. We judge events as good or...

Awareness

Awareness is the most basic experience of consciousness. To be aware is to have full consciousness of something.Awareness is a form of experiencing. It is the process of being in touch with the world around us – by means of vision, hearing, smell, taste, touch;...

Self-discovery

“People travel to wonder at the height of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars; and they pass by themselves without wondering.”St. Augustine...

The Power of Creative Visualisation

In creative visualization you use your imagination to create clear “images” of the desired result in your mind. It is a powerful technique which can help you create an attitude or behaviour that will lead you to achieve your goal.Visualization is more than...

Survival Personality

In reality, the authentic personality does not exist in pure form and our growth is not always smooth. It is a fact of life and a part of being human. The perfect society and the perfect parents do not exist.As young children we are quite helpless and totally...

Panic Attacks

Panic attacks are very common. They are not a sign of some kind of mental or physical illness, but they are directly related to cumulative stress – a kind of stress which builds up unnoticed over months or years. This is why for most people the first panic...

The Self and Self-Realisation

In the East, the Self has been described variously as: the void, the point of no-thingness, Tao, essential energy, the jewel in the lotus, pure beingness. This ‘beingness’ has been given various names through the ages: Spirit, Soul, Atman, Tao, NO-self.The...

Authentic Personality

We grow and realize our potential through the interactions with the world around us – family and society, and their expectations and demands.When we grow in an environment surrounded by people who support and encourage us to express ourselves (our qualities and...

Depression

In terms of life force there is an interesting connection between expression and depression.The word ‘press’ is at the heart of the word ‘express’ which indicates that life force is moving (to press = to move).The life force is always moving,...

The Power of Affirmations

Affirmation is a positive statement used to reprogram your unconscious mind, a statement when said to yourself over and over, and with feeling, will intensify the internal forces and manifest change in your life.Listed below are certain rules to be followed for...