Articles written by Leslee Hughes
"Where has my focus and direction gone? Who am I?"
Heartbreak is very real and painful. Healing is not always as fast as one may hope. To be honest, it is a journey of highs, lows and in betweens. Our hearts literally do ache and our minds become very clouded and dull. Life can be difficult to navigate and to try and maintain some normality can be very challenging or impossible.
Be kind to yourself is what I may recommend. This is not a hurdle just to be jumped over. Unfortunately even if you try, it can kind of creep up on you at a later date. Take time out to grieve, cry, wail, write, collapse, ponder and seek support from friends, families or professionals.
I so often have clients who feel frustrated by their feelings and often surprised at the depth of pain they feel. They often feel stupid and believe that crying is just being a baby.
Committed relationships are a playground to explore the depths of intimacy, love and passion. Each challenge, argument, difference gives you an opportunity to open to a deeper level. A challenge yes a defeat NO. It is easy to blame our partners when the going gets tough – can you accept the imperfection in your partner, have you started to judge and criticize, this is the quickest way for your partner to shut down and withdraw, then what happens to...
Fear and Need of the Feminine
Many of my clients, have a fear of the feminine or mother. They do not trust and quite often live with a lot of anxiety and fear of life, feeling trapped on earth and more connected to the spirit world from whence they came. Living in daydreams, not quite focused in the present moment. During a point of time in utero, this person may have felt like a hated or unwanted child, even before birth. This particular structure is called a Schizoid...
People who are brought up with a negative attitude towards life and sex usually acquire a pleasure anxiety; the fear of pleasure is the fear of pain not only in the physical pain but psychological pain of loss, frustration and humiliation. In the course of growing up we overcome these pains by suppressing our sadness, our fear and our anger. In the process we diminish our capacity for love, joy and PLEASURE. Feelings are suppressed by...
Unlock Your Heart
Your heart is not only a major organ of your body, but is the true centre of your being, a treasure of inner knowing and consciousness that is usually under lock and key, even to yourself. There is a wealth of knowledge held within this lock and a true connection to the divine.
Lighten Your Load
Do you feel like you are blindly going through life, like a ship without a rudder, no dreams, no pleasure, no light at the end of the tunnel. You may be stuck in your body and mind, overloaded by day to day drudgery and also dragging old baggage from the past with you.
Pleasure Anxiety – Why Do I Feel So Anxious About Being Happy?
Children have no trouble dreaming of endless things and new experiences. The world is their oyster but overtime that can change, with many adults finding that their playful self has gone and so have their dreams. Wow, how did that happen?