Couple standing at water edge

Baggage from the Past I often work with couples whose relationships are floundering.   Their children are the usual reason they are still together.  In most cases, the underlying problem is that they bring to their adult relationship unresolved emotional pain from their past.  It is imperative that they find ways of clearing emotional space between them.  They need to recognise and release the baggage from their past. Many have suffered a childhood which was abusive and traumatic.  As kids the only way they knew how to get by…

Panic Attacks and Anxiety - Red rose held in black and white hands

Becoming more conscious means that we communicate in ways that are more meaningful, sincere and of course far more satisfactory.  For instance, have you ever noticed that when you really listen to another person, the conversation will often become so much more relevant and interesting.

Relationships for Spiritual Growth

Observing oneself instead of blaming another. When two people come together there is initially the exciting “honeymoon” period.  They’re getting to know each other. However, after a few months or even mere weeks, the gloss diminishes.  This is when the deeper aspects of each begin to surface. But how many realise that seeing their relationships for spiritual growth can be a very dynamic way to develop. For instance we bring to every relationship, romantic or otherwise, all the unresolved baggage from our own past. The more intimate the relationship, the…

Psychotherapy & Counselling with Eugenie Heraty - Advanced Professional Psychotherapist and Hypnotherapist

There is a highly effective technique that I frequently use for generating positive outcomes when I feel I’m going to be challenged by a person or situation. This is to simply visualise a Ray of Light shining upon the future event to generate a “Win-Win” situation for all concerned. Many of us face potentially stressful encounters with others; job interviews, business meetings, a confrontation with a friend or family member So much can potentially go wrong! In wanting to clear up a misunderstanding, we can’t find the right…

Close up of pink flowers on tree

Do you notice how young children express their feelings immediately as they arise; they cry/tantrum/sulk as if their world is collapsing and then a few minutes later, they’re smiling through their forgotten tears. Emotions like anger, grief or fear are a normal part of the human experience but often they’re not allowed. How can we ever gain mastery over these emotions if we’re not allowed to connect to what we’re actually feeling in the first place? True maturity lies in learning how to handle our emotions in an…