Cultivating Self Awareness Part 4

Self-love is one of my favorite topics to write about, but it’s occurred to me lately that I haven’t spent a great deal of time writing about one of the foundations of this important topic — self-awareness. Self-awareness is conscious knowledge of one’s own character, feelings, motives, and desires, and it’s presence is essential for loving who…

The Cognitive Model

Thoughts > Emotions > Behaviours Cognitive behavioural therapy (usually referred to as “CBT”) is based upon the idea that how you think determines how you feel and how you behave. The steps and example below show us this process: Step 1 : Something happens. It could be anything Step 2 : You have thoughts about…

Reactions to Trauma Part 3

Ways in which trauma affects people Some of the most common reactions to trauma are listed here and few we will discuss in tomorrow’s post. These reactions are often linked to one another, one may lead to another. It is not your fault if you are experiencing (or not experiencing) any of these. Strong feelings…

Reactions to Trauma Part 2

Ways in which trauma affects people Some of the most common reactions to trauma are listed here and few we will discuss in tomorrow’s post. These reactions are often linked to one another, one may lead to another. It is not your fault if you are experiencing (or not experiencing) any of these. Increased Arousal…

Top Myths About the Human Brain Part 1

While researchers are still uncovering the secrets of how the brain works, they have discovered plenty of information about what goes on inside your head. Unfortunately, there are still a lot of brain myths out there. The following are just a few of the many myths about the brain : Myth 1 – We only…

Daily Dose for the Mind

A great spiritual teacher can wait for her students to mature. She feels no need to boast of or prove her enlightenment. She neither imposes her teachings nor asks students to follow her exclusively. She lets her students be so they can grow on their own. When a deep, honest conversation makes us feel connected…

Reactions to Trauma Part 1

What is Trauma? A trauma can be any distressing or upsetting event. Common traumas include accidents, disasters, or being hurt deliberately by other people. You might have experienced a trauma first hand or may have witnessed or heard about it. Trauma can happen to adults or to children, and it may have been one off…

Daily Dose for the Mind

If you are sincere about reaching enlightenment, you can learn even from a child, or from the person who insults you on the street. The entire world becomes your teacher. The person leading you toward spiritual awakening is not the one who praises you or is nice to you. Your spirituality deepens because of those…

Daily Dose for the Mind

When someone tells you, “No,” don’t react emotionally and lose control. “No” may open up a surprising new world to you. “No” may unexpectedly lead you to good people. If you begin to push back against the unchangeable “No,” you will suffer in the process and miss other opportunities. Your boss asks you to run…

Intentional Parenting

Welcome fellow souls to « The Human Family Crash Course Series, » a new project collaborated together by empress2inspire.blog and sensispirit.wordpress.com. Together we will be working on a different topic for each crash course; our second topic is focused on «Relationships.» Each topic will have eight posts with posts on Mondays and Thursdays. We hope…