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

What If There Are No Limits?

As we swing into the weekend (and I prep for tonight’s ayahuasca ceremony), I’d like to pose an idea to you: What if there are no limits? No limits to the amount of money you can make. No limits to the number of people you can serve. No limits to the happiness, joy, purpose and … Continue reading

Are you mental?

School is about thinking, writing, books and exams 👩‍🏫 We’re taught to give the “right” answer according to a teacher or a book… not to feel for the right answer. Where is the class on trusting your gut instincts? On emotional intelligence? On how to regulate your fight-or-flight response? Maths Science Geography Sociology English Spanish French History … Continue reading

What’s really behind overthinking?

I used to think that overthinking was a matter of discipline. If I could just exert enough willpower, then I could silence my mind FOREVER 🎉 Or maybe if I journaled enough and analysed my thoughts enough (is this true? No really, IS IT TRUE?!???) and maybe talked to a therapist about them, I’d finally … Continue reading

How to stop overthinking Everything on demand

3 maybe 4 years ago, I didn’t know how to stop overthinking. I thought about what to eat and what to do with my life. I thought about money and success and purpose and whether to get another iced long black at Ristr8to in Chiang Mai 🤤 I journaled and made gratitude lists which, while … Continue reading

Your racing mind is NOT the problem

It’s a symptom of a deeper issue. What issue? Nervous system dysregulation. What’s that? A nervous system that’s all outta whack. Why’s it out of whack? Stress from years and decades gone by. Emotions that weren’t expressed. Sensations that weren’t felt. Memories that weren’t acknowledged. It’s all the times you wanted to run away but … Continue reading