Whac-A-Mole with your mind

Back before I stumbled onto the nervous system approach to healing, I remember playing Whac-A-Mole with my mind 😤 I repeatedly attempted to force new thoughts into my head. If I had a thought pop up that said “I can’t do this”, I’d replace it with a thought that says “I can do this” 🙌 “I’m not … Continue reading

Martin W. Ball, Ph.D. – 5-MeO-DMT vs Other Psychedelics and Plant Medicines, Removing Bullshit, Unleashing Your True Self, Embracing Authenticity, Embodiment And More (#6)

Listen to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, RSS feed, Overcast, Podcast Addict, Pocket Casts, Stitcher, Pandora, Castbox, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music or wherever you listen to podcasts. How can we break free of the limitations of ego and truly be ourselves in every single moment of our lives?Join me today as I chat with Martin Ball, former 5-MeO-DMT facilitator, the inventor of the phrase “The … Continue reading

Emotions Are For Weaklings, Losers And Bitches

“Boys don’t cry.” “Nice girls don’t get angry.” If you grew up in the Western world, you were probably exposed to these ideas and beliefs… if not explicitly, then at least implicitly 😬 As a result… Most boys/men feel weak or ashamed if they want to cry (or worse, simply never have any urge to … Continue reading

The Mind-Blowing Mountain Inside You

Anxiety, depression, insomnia, negative thinking and more all hide a mountain of energy inside you. Remember the nervous system framework I’ve explained in this emails over and over again? The basic idea is this: In life, shit happens 💩 That shit produces a stress response in our nervous system due to a sense of being … Continue reading

Simon Berkowitz – Mastering The Mind and Body With Somatic Work And Nervous System Regulation (#5)

Listen to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, RSS feed, Overcast, Podcast Addict, Pocket Casts, Stitcher, Pandora, Castbox, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music or wherever you listen to podcasts. Discover the power of nervous system healing and how it can transform your mental, emotional, and physical health in this exciting episode with somatic therapist Simon Berkowitz. Explore how somatic techniques can help you manage internal stressors, develop … Continue reading

You don’t have to “feel it to heal it”

In this wonderful world of feeling feelings, it’s easy to take things to the extreme. I remember when I first stumbled across the nervous system approach to healing. 3 weeks in, I flew from Thailand to Australia on Singapore Air and on the way, something sparked up in my stomach 😬 Fear… doubt… anxiety… Call … Continue reading

You can’t escape your _____

Whether you call it your past, your trauma, your unresolved survival responses, your history, your story, your memories, “what happened to you” or YOUR BUCKETLOAD OF CABBAGE (oh shit, I mean “baggage”) 🥬 … …you can’t escape it 😢 You either deal with directly (by discharging and resolving all the unresolved survival responses – using … Continue reading

How to break the hellish cycle of negativity

Every time I drink plant medicine or take psychedelics, I’m reminded yet again why I love the nervous system approach to healing so much. This time has been no different. Again and again, I get to see just how powerful these tools are… and how terrifying it must be if you don’t have them 😱 For example, … Continue reading