Connection is the Antidote

Connection is the Antidote

Shame and addiction are two sides of the same coin and, connection is the antidote. Right Brain Demanding Connection Addiction is a symptom of chronic shame.  This is why affective regulation is the antidote for any addictive behaviour, (including Eating Disorders or...
The Need to Forgive

The Need to Forgive

Forgiveness.  There is a lot of talk about the need to forgive.  I have a belief about this. You don’t necessarily need to forgive someone who perpetrated abuse or hurt you.  We need to forgive ourselves for how we have used that abuse or pain to continue to...
Contempt: The Great Divider

Contempt: The Great Divider

In this weeks’ blog, I wanted to discuss how contempt is the great divider and separator within and between humankind.  It tears apart and separates us within, leaving us feeling anxious, sad, alone, and ashamed. It separates us from each other leaving us open...
Shame

Shame

Shame in Relationship with Ourselves and Eachother   Shame is the underlying culprit for self-harming behaviour including cutting, disordered eating, and addiction.  These are all ways to change how we feel and take control of our bodyminds. Emotional...