The Positive and Negative Aspects of Disassociation.
Disassociation is a psychological defence mechanism that allows individuals to disconnect from their thoughts, feelings, and memories typically in order to cope with overwhelming or traumatic experiences. While it can be a helpful coping strategy in the short term, chronic disassociation can lead to a sense of detachment from oneself and others, as well as… Read More
MUSICAL PRESCRIPTION: Accepting your emotions
MUSICAL PRESCRIPTION for accepting your emotions. Dear students, graduates, clients and friends, ENJOY MY LATEST MUSICAL PRESCRIPTION: Accepting Your Emotions Music & Voice by Madelaine Vallin WHAT IS A MUSICAL PRESCRIPTION? – It’s a sound experience aimed to help you shift your energy and access your full potential. HOW TO USE A MUSICAL… Read More
How to transform the world.
INSPROV (inspirational improvisation) talk and music. Here’s How To Use This Recording: 1: Listen with headphones at a time you won’t be disturbed for about 10 minutes. 2: Eyes open or eyes closed is optional. Some people find it disturbing with a video when listening, others feel it helps them connect even deeper. Experiment and… Read More
The THREE Fears Stopping you from Succeeding.
We all have fears: Some fears keep us safe, which is a good thing. ✅ But some of our fears can sabotage our lives and stop us from moving forward. ❌ The BIG Three: There are three F’s that cause more procrastination and pain than any other fears for almost every person, especially high… Read More
WHEN YOU’VE HAD A BAD EXPERIENCE WITH A COACH OR THERAPIST :(
Have you ever had a bad experience with a health practitioner such as a counsellor or therapist? Maybe you didn’t feel heard, misunderstood, or judged. But, whatever happened, it probably left you with an uncomfortable feeling inside. If you or someone you know is feeling vulnerable and sad after a bad experience with a counsellor or therapist, here… Read More
THE PARADOX OF CARING – A STORY ABOUT BURNOUT
This week marks the day I start working with a coach I have been inspired by (and in awe of) for a long time. . And it couldn’t come at a more poignant time. . ENTER THE BIG B: 3 weeks ago I hit total breakdown, harder than I’d ever been hit before. Burnout was… Read More
It’s NOT about you, but it’s ALL about you…
I love playing with opposites. Why? Because isn’t life full of them? The more I experience life here on earth, the more I see how life is all about paradoxes. The deeper we go, the more they show up. So here is another paradox of life, something I have been pondering on for a few… Read More
The Perfection of Things NOT Going To Plan
Daily insights from Madelaine. Nuggets of wisdom to elevate your thinking. :::WHEN THINGS SEAM LIKE THEY DON’T GO TO PLAN, THEY MIGHT BE PERFECTLY ALIGNED WITH THE GREAT PLAN::: I didn’t plan to work with complex trauma and deep emotional pain in my professional life. In fact, those were the 2 things that scared me… Read More
Stop the blame, shame and suffering & heal the only thing you can heal…
Daily insights from Madelaine. Nuggets of wisdom to elevate your thinking. Did you know, studies show: 👉 If your parents are divorced, your risk of having a stroke doubles 60 years later 👉 Men that have been sexually abused have triple the rate of heart attacks as adults 👉 Girls who have fathers who are… Read More
Let your failures help you tune in deeper…
Daily insights from Madelaine. Nuggets of wisdom to elevate your thinking. :::FAILURES::: So called “failures” can teach us so much. However, often they either: 1: Weigh us down or 2: They make us push even harder in the attempt to reach our goal I don’t think any of those options are necessarily the best. Pushing… Read More