Home is where the heart is (literally)

Are you familiar with the sentiment behind the idiomatic phrase “Home is where the heart is”? If I were to describe the saying's essence I’d include: a deep sense of relief, safety, comfort, warmth and love connected to a specific place and selected people, which bear no comparison to any other.  If I’m not mistaken …

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Initiate negotiations with your fear

All of us have dreams we desire to pursue. But the catch with lurring visions is the fear attached to them. That's simply how the dream package is designed, it’s excitement wrapped in fear. This means: if you want the gift you need to touch and get through the cover first.  Fear connected to potential …

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How cleansing my tummy stopped period pains and enhanced my vision

Disclaimer:I have no training in physical health or nutrition. This is all based on my own research and experience. I’m sharing it hoping it’ll make a difference for others.  I often go into phases of detox to purify and reset my body. Quite recently I’ve added the element of targeting specific organs while detoxing. The …

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A simple exercise to feel better (the power of gratitude)

10 years ago, I was enrolled in a course on positive psychology, my favorite type of psychology! Traditional psychology mainly focuses on dysfunction and what does not work. On the flip side, positive psychology aims to understand what does work, meaning what contributes to our flourishing,  increased happiness and life satisfaction.  I don't recall a …

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People pleasing- appreciated dysfunction

My name is Nouseibah and I’m a recovering people pleaser (“Hi Nouseibah”).  People pleasing is a well hidden, dysfunctional yet socially awarded way of living. The mechanics of people pleasing are simple: it's an exaggerated agreeableness and helpfulness at the expense of oneself. Behaviour wise, the primary motivation is externally driven: moving according to other  …

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Autumn has arrived :)

Autumn used to be the most dreaded season for me. I believe it was mainly due to leaving summer behind, meaning; sunlight, late nights, spontaneity, adventures abroad and an overall freedom. Autumn in contrast meant the prospects of  routine, predictability and obligations (school, university or work). The major difference between the two seasons combined with …

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Shifting to neutrality when hitting everyday bumps

Before a session with a client I always need to meditate and make sure I’m a clean slate mentally and emotionally, creating a non judgmental and receptive atmosphere. I truly wish I could stay in a similar state of being during my leisure time too. By no means am I a pessimist or overly judgmental …

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Discover your Human Design

I’m always open and curious to seek out different teachings hoping it will add to the understanding of myself and others. Alternative doctrines such as astrology, numerology and Ayurveda are only few which have peaked my interest. Although  theories viewed as “alternative” don't hold the same status as scientific information in today's world, there can …

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