self love

An Interview with Colette Baron-Reid

Colette is a wonderful force of nature with an incredible eye for the inner workings of the human intuition. Her newest project is the IN-Vizion® Coaching Technique. Based on Jungian archetypal principles it is a process that guides one through the subconscious in a rich voyage of images, which in the end reveal one’s own intuition and imagination. A voyage toward self-awareness. I met Colette at her very first IN-Vizion training and have been honored to lead people through their landscapes and dreams ever since then. The IN-Vizion process is a one of a kind coaching process that lets you...

Thoughts on Stress

  Just a few thoughts to help reduce stress Try to pay attention to the present moment- Listening, observing and noticing our own emotions as they come and go, feeling our body sensations and being attentive to those around us and to the emotions they elicit in us. Try to pay attention to self and others-Be accepting of yourself and others, just as we are. Just as you feel it-just as it comes up for you in the moment. That does not mean that you have to act on every emotion or sensation. It is more about watching the emotions...

Emotions as a tool

Do you react to your emotions? Do you engage in a dialogue that can feel like it is unending after feeling an emotion? If we are able to let emotions pass through us like the wind and express that which is necessary in the moment and finally let them go with grace, we will be able to live our life fully and find peace at the same time. Emotions are there as neuropeptides in our body. They actually signal to us way before we become aware of our arising emotions. It is a a means of communication, a way to...

Diet Pressure

The diet mentality is something incredibly stressful. The pressure to eat or not to eat this food or that. The conversation running underneath it all of whether it is “deserved” or not. The view of food as the enemy, something that will make you gain weight by just looking at it.  The running questions on how do I look or how many pounds did I lose or how many calories did I burn? All of this will just manage to put us under so much stress that we then experience an increase in cortisol. Now here is the thing-cortisol actually...

"The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change."      Carl R. Rogers