Caroline Myss is one of the teachers I follow. Listen below to her talk about the power of the wound. Confrontational, wise lessons! Source: The Science of Medical Intuition Online Course
Isn’t being vulnerable totally scary, and to be avoided at all times? That’s what I thought too for a long time. But guess what: it actually makes you strong. Wholehearted, as Brené Brown says in this delightful talk. So go on: be the master of your fate, the captain of your soul. Be vulnerable.
When you always push yourself to do more and to be better, it is impossible to stand in your power, to adopt that way of life in which you treat yourself and others with kindness, acceptance and love. Standing in your power gives you a gentle strength that comes from within, regardless of what others … More How to Stand in Your Power and Stop Giving It Away
Dr. Iacoboni studies the brain cells that make us love sports, say yes to persuasive salespeople and empathize with others. They are what shape our cultures, what keep traditions alive. These same mirror neurons are also what makes therapy work -if applied in the right way. Source: Neuroscientist Marco Iacoboni on how mirror neurons teach … More UCLA’s Neuroscientist Marco Iacoboni explains how mirror neurons teach us to be human
Having settled into my new life in Europe I am ready to get serious about my Inside Out Therapy and Coaching practice. I need to work on connecting with the wider Brussels community, but I trust that’s a matter of time. Meanwhile, I have been thinking a lot about how I can be of service … More My New Year’s resolution: helping you defeat self-sabotage
Now that we’re finally all set up in Brussels, I am ready to open my practice. I’ll be working from home and have a lovely room for that purpose. So what can future clients expect? First of all a warm welcome by my two little dogs, who can’t help barking when the bell rings. I … More So what is Inside Out Therapy actually?
‘It’s good to shake up the system and make a new start,’ I wrote to a friend, explaining our BIG decision to leave Istanbul, my beloved home for 26 years, and move to Brussels. Today’s mantra says that change is good, and I believed it, but I can tell you that moving -this time- was … More Letting go BIG time
I love my life as a writer, but there is another work I have given priority since I moved from Istanbul to Brussels: I am a mind-body troubleshooter. Inner (and sometimes outer) conflict is my business. What I do is often called energy psychology, but I strongly believe what a famous neuroscientist found after a … More Troubleshooting
If I had stayed with my first job in Turkey as the cultural attaché of the Consulate-General of the Netherlands in Istanbul, things might have turned out very differently, but I made the ‘faux pas’ of simultaneously publishing the odd article in a newspaper. Soon I was told I had to choose: diplomacy or journalism. … More Finding release from conflict