The value of providing time and space to nurture yourself …

What's happening!

What’s happening!

As women age we start to process a lot of old unresolved emotions and traumas which have occurred throughout our life. While a woman is in her reproductive years she is biologically (hormonally) programmed for the survival of the family unit and the mother is neglected somewhat. It is not intentional by anyone but her hormones demand it.

So, when is her time?

The time for a woman to devote to herself can occur quite naturally when she enters her peri-menopausal and menopausal years. Often this time goes unnoticed if issues are still pushed down and hidden away even more instead of recognising this time as a period of her life where she can devote some time to nurture herself.

It can be an emotional and traumatic time if a woman is holding onto old emotional baggage or hasn’t had the time and space to give to herself adequately in previous years. Menopause can then add another dimension if she is feeling unworthy or perhaps even no longer useful to society.

However, it is a time to [Read more...]

EMOTIONS

Why is it necessary to do the emotional work?

There are two very good reasons…

(1) While you are “chockers” or full of negative emotion – in some cases, overflowing – it is impossible to fill yourself with positive emotions.

It’s like a bucket of water that is full – if you try to add fruit juice it will just flow over the edges. Yes – some of it will merge with the water but it will be very watered down, very diluted and not of quality, barely identifiable as fruit juice (or positive emotion).

(2) The second reason is that the negative emotion stuck in your body is just that – negative. Emotions are energy. Negative emotions are negative energy. Positive emotions are positive
energy.

Energy cannot be destroyed – it can be transmuted or transformed. When it is stuffed down into your body, it changes form. Negative emotion becomes an illness or dis-ease – some acute, some chronic.

The severity of the illness or dis-ease will correspond to  [Read more...]