Posts by Zara Eadie

Healing can look messy- that’s okay. Really!

When healing and alignment happen, there are often dramatic, big releases of energy in the form of tears, sadness, grief and anger that release from the system. It is felt on the level of the body, the emotions and even energetically. So, this is to be expected, it is normal. You are not ‘losing your…

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Recovering from unloving/narcissistic or enmeshed parenting

Christmas is a time for joy, but it also brings up painful feelings for many adult survivors of wounding parenting. Self centeredness and self absorption is the common theme in unloving/enmeshed parenting, whether the mother/ father was critical, sadistic, or required you to take on a caregiving role for them and/or the family (e.g due…

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“Non-Dual Therapy”

Nonduality itself is not easily defined because it refers to something beyond concepts, beyond duality and beyond objects. The word Nonduality is a translation of the Sanskrit word ‘Advaita’, meaning ‘not two’, and although words cannot define it, it can be seen as pointing to Unity that exists here and now. Non-dual therapy refers to…

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Mental Health during Lockdown

In the same way that you go out for exercise to keep fit and healthy, your mental health also needs attending to at this time. Here are some suggestions that may help you during quarantine. Set a limit on the amount of time you are spending looking at the news and other media platforms. Once…

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New Year’s Resolutions

Will you be kinder to yourself? Will you honest with yourself? Will you regard yourself with esteem? Will you stop playing small around those people? Will you show compassion to yourself, even when your mind makes uncompassionate comments? Will you start caring what YOU want and need and stop being so overly concerned with keeping…

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Are you being yourself?

Being Yourself I think we have all experienced at some point holding ourselves back in relationship with others. It can look like playing small, holding yourself back from saying something, from opening up, from allowing others to see you. If you are doing or not doing these things so as to avoid rejection or feel…

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Mindfulness Tips for Challenging Symptoms of Trauma & Anxious Thoughts

Mindfulness is the act of focusing ones attention on current aspects of your experience, on that which comes and goes from your conscious awareness. It is enough to notice, to be aware of and mindfulness does not require interpretation, judgement, indulging or suppression of the thoughts/feelings/sensations. You can be mindful of physical sensations (e.g. muscle…

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From Trauma Induced Complex PTSD Towards Healing

Complex PTSD is the term used for the symptoms people sometimes experience who have suffered from multiple, repetitive, chronic stressors and trauma over a period of years. The trauma often involves harm (such as incest) from the people in their lives who were meant to provide care and nurture at developmentally crucial times. The stressors…

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Empathy: The antidote to shame

Empathy: The antidote to shame Having recently attended a training course on anger, I became fascinated by the notion of shame as underlying anger/rage, personality disorders and our desperate use of defences in order to avoid it being felt. Shame is the recognition and experiencing of oneself as an object of extreme (usually negative) judgement…

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