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Maladaptive behaviors are those that stop you from adapting to new or difficult circumstances. They can start after a major life change, illness, or traumatic event. It could also be a habit you picked up at an early age.
Here are some questions to start your thinking: What do you look forward to? What friendships make you smile and feel more positive? What hobbies bring out the best in you? What do you deliberately do when you are down in order to feel better? What music tends to lift your spirits? What do your […]
The NLP parts integration technique creates harmony between the different parts of the subconscious mind, so that their values are in alignment. A person with ‘integrated parts’ is more congruent, empowered and clear in their decisions and actions and, of course, much more successful as a result.
The degree of our mental health is often reflected in the degree to which we love and respect ourselves and others in a myriad of different feeling states. Real self-esteem and real intimacy with others depends on the ability to lovingly be there for oneself and others, whether one’s feeling experience is pleasant or unpleasant.
Your parasympathetic systems oversee the relaxation response – which is also known as the calming response or the regenerative response. All healing takes place in this restorative system. Blood pressure drops, heart rate goes down, blood sugar regulates, heart rate variability (HRV) goes up, and immune function strengthens. That’s why it’s extremely important to create […]
The speed at which your nervous system processes all of this environmental information is lightning quick. This is why you so often feel like your mental and emotional state is out of your control. This is what leads to an overactive sympathetic nervous system.
When you’re chronically stressed or overwhelmed you tend to keep reacting in the same emotional way over and over. This conditions your nervous system to potentially (mis)read your environment based on past experiences, and the associations and perceptions you’ve formed around those experiences. It also trains your mind to automatically think more negative thoughts and […]