An introduction to the wonder of TRE ® with practitioner Courtney Baxter

I wrote this post in conjunction with my TRE® provider, Courtney Baxter. Courtney holds 1×1 sessions at her home in Esher, Surrey. She was recommended to try TRE® after she and her two young daughters were held up at gunpoint in their car in Johannesburg. She noticed that her younger daughter had ongoing trauma from the event and this trauma was triggered when the car … Continue reading An introduction to the wonder of TRE ® with practitioner Courtney Baxter

Book Review: Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself by Dr Joe Dispenza

I only review books that have blown my mind, helped me grow and taught me things I couldn’t possibly have figured out for myself. My reviews are bulleted for easy consumption. You can read my full notes on this book here. REASONS I ADORED THIS BOOK: It’s the Law of Attraction explained as quantum physics by a neuroscientist. For those of us who desperately want … Continue reading Book Review: Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself by Dr Joe Dispenza

Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself by Dr Joe Dispenza – my full notes

My “full” notes don’t cover 3 areas of the book: (1) the lengthy description of how quantum physics work, (2) the lengthy description of how our neural networks work, (3) the details of Dispenza’s meditation process The way to mastery is PHILOSOPHY (learning intellectual info) —> INITIATION (initiating that knowledge into life by applying it enough times until you MASTER it If you wait for … Continue reading Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself by Dr Joe Dispenza – my full notes

Polyvagal Theory: how our nervous system really works

I have just finished The Pocket Guide to the Polyvagal Theory by Dr Stephen Porges. I found it a really tough, technical read. That said, I persevered because I found its messages to be incredibly important. This book has profoundly changed the way I understand my nervous system (admittedly off a very low base!!). My previous understanding of my nervous system: I need to spend … Continue reading Polyvagal Theory: how our nervous system really works

4 breathing techniques you can do at work or anywhere

Breathing is one of the simplest tools we have at our disposal to combat stress, anxiety, rage, and whatever other negative emotions crop up at work, home or in the car. Breathing properly has a host of benefits, from delivering more oxygen to the brain to stimulating the parasympathetic (“rest and digest”) nervous system, lowering blood pressure and making us feel more present. These can … Continue reading 4 breathing techniques you can do at work or anywhere

6 reasons why Emily Fletcher’s Ziva Technique is the most effective form of meditation I’ve tried

SPOILER: It’s because she removes all the reasons that make us feel like we ‘failed’ to meditate properly. I’ve been a bit of a ‘spiritual tourist’ with my meditation efforts over the last couple of years and have found it difficult to find a keeper. The main problem with most forms I’ve tried is that I can’t quiet my mind. It turns out that this … Continue reading 6 reasons why Emily Fletcher’s Ziva Technique is the most effective form of meditation I’ve tried