Just scheduling my first appointment, I could hear how genuine and sincere Dr. Cluchey was about helping his patients. [disclaimer: Adam Cluchey, LPC is not a doctor]
Emotions only ever occur in the present moment. The difference between choosing to be present and choosing to feel is just a matter of vocabulary. …Emotion and Fear
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Emotions only ever occur in the present moment. The difference between choosing to be present and choosing to feel is just a matter of vocabulary. What is blocking you from being present to the moment? From feeling your feelings? Fear.
The awkwardness of stepping into emotion never seems to decrease or go away. Whether you consider yourself an emotionally mature person or not, it’s always risky to choose to feel. Fear is the great barrier between us and ourselves. Fear keeps us in our needless, wantless, expressionless, identity-less prisons.
The only thing fear is good for is for facing.
No seriously – they are awesome. You should meet them, because they’re the best.
In the movie, The Matrix, Neo and his companions appear dressed in dark long coats and intimidating black-on-black outfits with sunglasses they wear indoors. They call this their “mental projection.” In other words, the Matrix creates an image that directly reflects the way individuals perceive themselves. And, for the hero, Neo, this changes!
I wonder if this could work in the real world? Want to be taken seriously? Start taking yourself seriously and see what happens!
When we allow ourselves time away from entertainment, we discover our own creativity!
Give it a try!
EMDR, or Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, is a counseling approach built around the brain’s built-in capacity for healing. By activating this system, the brain is able to resolve almost any internal conflict. If you are struggling with an undesirable emotion or behavior, odds are EMDR is right for you. Jump over to my website and schedule a session to find out!
That’s what it was called: The Knowledge of Good and Evil. Not the judgment of good and evil.
So then why are we spending so much time and energy judging? Was there another tree I don’t know about?
Adam and Eve started off judging themselves. So, over the next few days, try noticing the ways you judge yourself. Then ask yourself this question: "What if I’m wrong about me?"