Posts Tagged "death"

Do Thoughts Cause Feelings?

Do Thoughts Cause Feelings?

    "Wake" by Colleen Blackard (Ballpoint pen drawing)       My dear friend and colleague Dr. Theresa Kellam, a licensed psychologist, focuses on feelings in her therapy practice. Eva and I focus more on thoughts and beliefs in our coaching. Both produce life changing results. I remember Theresa once telling me that thoughts arose from emotions. I couldn't quite wrap my...

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Loss or Security – Which Is More Real to You?

Loss or Security – Which Is More Real to You?

Feelings are important guides for personal growth. When you hold an adaptive belief (a belief that was important for your survival as a child but no longer serves you), feelings arise that you cannot miss because they are always the ones you don't like. Recently I have been examining my need for safety and uncovering just how insecure I feel in life, so it's no surprise that feelings of...

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I’m Not My body!

I’m Not My body!

I just flipped a denial into a reality. The result—BREAKTHROUGH! When I was 8, some newborn kittens died, and I remember crying for hours and hours. This was new. Other pets had died in the past, but I had barely noticed. What happened this time was that I assigned a desperately sad meaning to death and...

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