Tag archive for emotions

How to be with your feelings

How to be with your feelings

To let go of emotional eating habits, we need to deal with our feelings differently. How? This month, do this very simple thing: Let feelings arise, and acknowledge them. And doesn’t that already feel better? Me: baby screams. Feeling: Guilt that I can’t soothe her. Feeling:…

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Four formidable ways of reframing failure

Four formidable ways of reframing failure

Sometimes I get in a funk that I am not famous; that I’ve chopped and changed. Familiar? Here’s how I talk myself out of summing up too hastily I met someone the other day who’d made performances in London in the same theatre/live art circuit…

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Words that are in me: ‘Always put your energy in things you have an influence on’

Words that are in me: ‘Always put your energy in things you have an influence on’

 Godelieve van Eekelen takes a pragmatic approach to wishing things were different What a waste! We tend to lose a lot of energy on things, and people, we have no chance of changing at all. What a waste, but we do it all the time!…

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Boo hoo hee hee

Boo hoo hee hee

When we cry tears, we feel real again. It’s a relief to reach that summit! Crying reveals the cruel thoughts that prick the tears out. It shows us there’s a vulnerable person in there with a vivid life to live  Tears are such great fortune…

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