Caffeine is the world’s favorite mood-altering drug. It is an extremely powerful, psychoactive substance and it is found in more than 60 known species of plants, and dietary sources include coffee, tea, cocoa beverages, chocolate and soft drinks. Coffee was consumed in Arabia in the 13th century and was introduced into Europe in the early… Continue reading WHY MY COFFE MAKES ME FEEL SO ANXIOUS?
The meeting of differences is called contact. The event that is created by this meeting of differences is called contact boundary. The meeting of sand and the sea is contact, the shoreline is contact boundary. We do not passively meet our environment. We pick and choose and at the same time are picked and chosen.… Continue reading Drawing the line – respecting boundaries
Opposites attract. Joined opposites lead to the balance of the whole. One relationship pattern that is apparently present in every couple dynamic is, in Imago therapy terms, called maximizer and minimizer relationship. Maximizers are in general more extroverted and socially outgoing while minimizers are more passive and do not initiate social contact. In a relationships… Continue reading Opposites attract
How do some of us end up in a series of the similar relationship with the same outcome and dynamic? Why do they all remind us of, and why do they feel like our relationship with one of our parents? Patterns of our behavior in each is astonishingly similar and the outcome is failure supported… Continue reading Unconditional love
We rarely appreciate how our senses provide us a great source of wisdom when we can allow it. When we're more in touch with our sensations, free of the limitations of our busy thoughts, habitual attitudes and self-absorption, our lives are greatly enriched. At these times we experience a more freshly alive and deeper connection… Continue reading Sensory awareness
Dreamwork differs from classical dream interpretation in that the aim of the work is to explore the various images and emotions that a dream presents and evokes, while not attempting to come up with a single unique dream meaning. In Dreamwork the dreamer explores deeper meanings of the dream and only a dreamer knows for… Continue reading Working with dreams
Body psychotherapy has it roots in the fact that repression of feelings corresponded to inhibition of the body. Human beings develop fixed and rigid postures and patterns of relating in order to protect themselves against emotional pain. These patterns, pervade the whole body/mind, reaching all the way down into biological mechanisms (e.g. our metabolism, our autonomic nervous system, our breathing etc.).