How to Untangle Attachments

* Also see the post entitled ‘Defining Attachment,’ which explores varying levels of attachment, including enmeshment and entanglement * Releasing attachments to old experiences can be challenging. Especially so when they’ve left you feeling hurt, betrayed or otherwise unsettled. Perhaps you felt like you built your life around the thing, person or situation that’s no longer in your life, and the attachment is the only residual tie to the deep love you experienced. It’s as if the loyalty to your pain is a distorted way of expressing the love you felt. (This brings to mind the song ‘Landslide‘ by Fleetwood Mac). This goes deeper than simply missing someone, which is a fleeting feeling of nostalgia which arises and leaves you with a sense of warmth Continue reading How to Untangle Attachments

An Empath’s Guide to Narcissists: Videos

During May and June of this year, I went for a walk. It was a several-hundred kilometre pilgrimage across part of the GR65 (Chemin de St. Jacques) in France, and it was magical. One thing pilgrims seem to agree on, is that the camino leaves you with a gift. It surprised me with the seeds of this project, which encompasses a course and this video series. It washed over me with such love, as a deep understanding of the underying dynamic at play. It felt beautiful, and expansive. It’s not necessarily something I would have chosen for myself, and it has triggered resistance in me (that may be an understatement). I’m working through it as I go, and feeling the possibility this project is presenting. Continue reading An Empath’s Guide to Narcissists: Videos