How Negative Emotions Affect our Health

“If someone wishes for good health, one must first ask oneself if he is ready to do away with the reasons for his illness. Only then is it possible to help him.” ~ Hippocrates (460 BC-370 BC, the father of Western Medicine) [Read more...]

Looking at the many faces of self-sabotage

With the new year approaching, and resolutions being made, it is a good time to consider how we can make the next year more successful on all levels. According to the Oxford dictionary, success is “the accomplishment of an aim or purpose.” Do you have an aim or purpose that you would love to strive for in the coming year? Have you tried in the past to achieve that but felt obstacles hindering you?

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe said: “We are our own devils; we drive ourselves out of our Edens.”

We all feel at times that we are our own worst enemies, that we are victims of self-sabotage.
What does sabotage mean? By definition it is: “any undermining of a cause, to injure or attack”. In the case of self-sabotage, it is directed toward the self.  It can mean thoughts, feelings, belief systems that work against us and that are obstacles that hinder us in the achievements of our goals and dreams. [Read more...]