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The Peter Pan syndrome describes people who don’t grow up. Petra Pam for the ladies. When they are adults they are still acting like children. This is particularly common in men these days. Thus, the phrase Maleolecent, as in a make adolescent, has been coined to describe these adult children. Peter Pan syndrome is aided and abetted by parents who enable their children, by doing for them, what they can do for themselves. They stunt their emotional growth, albeit with the best of intentions. This stunting is becoming an epidemic that is leaving 30 and 40 year olds without careers, without partners and without a clue.
The movie Failure To Launch with Mathew McConaughey first highlighted the issue of adult children living at home, not being capable, or not wanting to move out. It is a state where they still hold emotional ties to being at home. Failure to launch…
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By mastering the art of controlling others and not knowing how to drop the rock for recovery, we learned how to hide through control in addiction.
The Invitation. A poem that invites you to live your best life now.
Watch the Invitation poem by Oriah Mountain Dreamer, read by Mark L Lockwood. A poem of openness and vulnerability. A poem of courage and passion. This poem is used in our Recovery Magic Addiction Recovery Course. Heal today and begin your transformation., Don’t stay stuck in the box…you are the Universe in ecstatic motion. Ultimate, modern addiction, depression and anxiety recovery resources for people wanting to transform their lives, heal, enrich and grow.
The Invitation. The Poem.
I have sent you my invitation,
The note inscribed on the palm of my hand by the fire of living.
Don’t jump up and shout, “Yes, this is what I want! Let’s do it!”
Just stand up quietly and dance with me.
Show me how you follow your deepest desires,
Spiralling down into the ache within the ache,
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10 Lessons for Living A Clean, Healthy and Honest Life
So many people are battling to stay clean from addictions. Some are plagued by worry, fear and esteem. Others hide the fact that they cannot cope. They secretly tread through life with hidden angst and terror, that awkwardly shows itself as anger and overcompensation. Generally this all comes out sideways.
Many people talk about how they just cannot seem to cope with daily life. They battle to function ‘normally’. They feel like they are barely hanging onto sanity.
Some of these people have battled with depression, or anxiety or addictions. More often than not, they have ebbed through all three at some stage of their lives. The minute we try and live an outer life, pretending all is fine, when the inner one is crumbling, we instantly loose our grip on reality (truth).
Lesson One : Stop keeping your painful…
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A relationship break can play havoc on our emotions. The ultimate goal of treating obsessive thoughts is to “get out of your head” and into your life.
Becoming more conscious to heal your life sounds a lot simpler than it is. It involves practice, persistence and belief. Every single day.
An introduction to anchor thoughts – by Jane G. Developing anchor thoughts in assured meaning Anchoring is a cognitive bias that describes the common human tendency to rely too heavily on the first piece of information offered (the "anchor thoughts") when making decisions. The anchor thoughts effect is a cognitive bias that influences you to rely too heavily … Continue reading Developing anchor thoughts
Love is not about having power plays over people, nor is it about giving over your personal power like some sort of shady dowry in exchange for the love
The Invitation (Oriah Mountain Dreamer) Ahead of the sacred Easter weekend, let us leave you with this piece of fine art, called the Invitation. It doesn't interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for, and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart's longing. … Continue reading The Invitation