Lies, Rug-Sweeping and Denial- The Unhealthy Coping Mechanisms of Negative Emotions

I was asked to write a piece on rug sweeping and lies. The lies people tell themselves and others. The avoidance of the truth that happens when there is shame, fear and pain. Rug sweeping happens when we don’t want to deal with the reality of a situation. Maybe we fear hurting someone we careContinue reading “Lies, Rug-Sweeping and Denial- The Unhealthy Coping Mechanisms of Negative Emotions”

When Unhealed Wounds and Emotional Bypassing Makes Us Physically Sick-healing from within

In Western society most of us rely heavily on western medicine and have a faith and belief in our doctors, that they will diagnose and support us in healing. Many people happily take the prescription or even expect to be given a pill or some sort of medicine to “fix them”. In defence of theContinue reading “When Unhealed Wounds and Emotional Bypassing Makes Us Physically Sick-healing from within”