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The Happy Inside iPhone app (and program and podcast) originally focused on gut disorders. While they still remain a big focus, the app now includes other chronic conditions, illness, pain, anxiety and stress. Why? Because gut disorders are just one way psychological and emotional factors present themselves in the body – there are many other...
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At the end of 2019 I emailed all my clients to say a heartfelt thank you, which I want to expand on. My life is so enriched through my private practice, and that enrichment is almost entirely based on my relationship with you, because of the courage you have in showing up while I hold...
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Yesterday I had a conversation with another practitioner, and she was sharing with me the change she has personally made away from ineffective practitioners to good ones, and how this has fuelled her to improve her own practices with clients to ensure she is one of the goodies. Right on. I too, have far too...
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To be happy, you’ve got to start with the right questions. When you know how you want to feel, you’ll start making choices and taking actions to bring those very feelings into your life. So how do we get there? We start with asking (and answering) these 4 questions. How do you want to feel?...
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It only takes a 5 minute drive anywhere in Sydney to feel the effects of your external environment on your internal one. A car cutting you off or barraging across 3 lanes because they weren’t paying attention and realized they need to turn left instead of right, a scooter taking out your side mirror, drivers...
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We’ve dived into emotions, their representations of your thoughts and how they affect your digestive system. Now let’s look at unresolved emotions and where they go. THE VESSEL Our body is a vessel that carries our consciousness and being through life. Everything is generated inside our body, including our thoughts, emotions, feelings, sensations and ailments....
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We had a look last week at thought processes triggering a physical reaction, which we feel as an emotion. Now let’s look specifically at how these emotional reactions affect your digestive system. Your brain is part of your central nervous system – brain, spinal cord and nerves that branch off in to every limb and...
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Lets start right off the bat with the definition of emotion: An affective state of consciousness in which joy, sorrow, fear, hate, or the like, is experienced, as distinguished fromcognitive and volitional states of consciousness. CHICKEN OR THE EGG There’s an order to physiological processes, and when it comes to emotions, they are predominantly generated by a thought.  We have cognitive processes whether we are consciously aware of them or not, including during sleep. Our cognitive minds still...
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When we make decisions and behave in ways that meet our own values, we experience healthy self-esteem. This is why coming home to listen to ourselves is crucial in all that we do. THE THINGS WE WILL DO TO FEEL SAFE Too often we are handing over far too much of ourselves to people we...
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External grasping. I was a champion at this once upon a time, and I admit if I’m not mindful, I can lose myself for hours in all the information available online. It’s just so appealing, right? Through this topic of recurring questions, you should now be gaining valuable insight around patterns of thoughts and behaviours...
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