How writing letters opens the door for time travel and healing

There are a multitude of rituals and exercises one can undergo in the quest for getting in touch and deepening the relationship with oneself. What I especially find fascinating is when a process allows for an  interaction between  seemingly “split” aspects of the persona. These sorts of internal communications can evoke healing and self comprehension. …

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Speed traveling: Byron Bay- Sydney- Adelaide- Cairns- Adelaide in 8 days!

Day 1: Byron Bay to Sydney The day after my decision to go to Adelaide was made  I “accidently” crossed paths with a free spirited woman living in her van and ended up joining her all the way down to Sydney. We departed at 06 a.m from Byron Bay and picked up a french guy …

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Are you “understanding” to avoid confronting?

Most would agree that each time we are mistreated or a boundary is crossed by someone we feel an inner tension or stress. This internal imbalance automatically generates a seeking for relief. We desire to return to our emotional neutral point again. One direct approach to accomplish this is through expressing how we feel to …

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Get out your measuring stick! Let’s figure out your personal growth

A while back I wrote a text called “That one issue”. To recap, every single one of us has (at least) one area in life where reoccurring struggles seem to emerge. The issue can be related to health, friendship, work, finances, personal relationships etc. Characteristics of “that one issue” are the progressive mini steps in the …

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6 unconventional ways to soothe anxiety

The definition of anxiety according to Cambridge dictionary is: “An uncomfortable feeling of nervousness or worry about something that is happening or might happen in the future”. All of us experience the unsettling emotion of anxiety at some point. As one who’s had more than my fair share of this type of distress, I can …

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Hippie Nimbin, Coffs Harbour, Yamba and my fav Lennox Head!

Back to the roadtrip when everything was normal. I had “randomly”  met Lea and from Gold coast we did an inland loop down to Coffs Harbour and then up to Byron Bay. Our plan was to visit a few national parks before spending the night in Nimbin. Unfortunately for us, most were close due to …

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When you’re triggered as f**k

(Related to the post “Let the trigger game begin!”)  I’m guilty of using the words triggered, trauma and emotional wound interchangeably although not being synonymous. For starters, here is my interpretation of the slight distinction between the three. A trauma occurs at the initial incident where severe emotional pain, that’s too much to handle, is inflicted. …

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