Anger

How is suppressing your emotions affecting your life?

We are taught to stay positive. I hear the words ‘I need to stop being angry’ so many times within therapy. So whenever you feel a tinge of anger we suppress it and hide it, so others don’t see the anger, while simultaneously stopping you from acting on the circumstance that has elicited this anger.… Continue reading How is suppressing your emotions affecting your life?

Anger

How is suppressing your emotions affecting your life?

We are taught to stay positive. I hear the words ‘I need to stop being angry’ so many times within therapy. So whenever you feel a tinge of anger we suppress it and hide it, so others don’t see the anger, while simultaneously stopping you from acting on the circumstance that has elicited this anger.… Continue reading How is suppressing your emotions affecting your life?

Addiction(s) · Alcoholism · Anger · Depression · Drugs · Eating disorders · Food addiction

Identifying toxic shame – a step towards healing

Toxic shame has been associated with depression, addiction, suicide, aggression, bullying and eating disorders. What is shame? It is normal to have a level of shame. It can help us to keep a good conscience and to be more socially sensitive. However when someone experiences toxic shame they believe that they are unworthy of love,… Continue reading Identifying toxic shame – a step towards healing

Anger · passive aggressive behaviour

Anger – Working with the unconscious

Anger is an emotional response related to one’s physiological interpretation of being wrong, offended or ignored. It is an indicator of one’s boundaries being violated. One of the responses is to react by retaliating. It can also be a blocked energy. By learning to understand your own anger you can find the source, or the… Continue reading Anger – Working with the unconscious