Fear of rejection is a social animal’s worst fear: when your species survival depends on cooperation, you become hypersensitive for all the clues towards or away from belonging: validation, affirmation, appreciation and reward.

So when there is criticism coming at you and you haven’t done your homework on how to…

Here’s why seeing the world through a Victim’s eye is hard to change, and what you can do about it:

  • A Victim is always superior to Villains. Status is a perk hard to renounce
  • Victim gets pity, which is a form of attention, and attention nourishes. When one is depleted…

Happiness has, in part, to do with how we tell the stories of our lives. The ultimate happy ending is how we die, whether we die well or not. The rest of the story, is how we live.

Life is suffering. Buddhist thought tells you so. Once you get that…

Health food stores are popping up like mushrooms after rain online and offline, thriving on people’s single-minded obsession with food.

What began as useful awareness that what you put in your body affects the state of your body (and mind!) …

Five Reasons Why You Are Addicted to Television Series and One Big Reason Why Watching Is Good For You

Nobody I know is addicted to documentary. Everybody I know who binges on Netflix, like I do, is addicted to television series.

The difference between the two are emotions. Documentaries present…

Anxiety

What it is, causes, cures

The earliest memories of anxiety are from my childhood, when my mother would get ready to go out and I felt an unpleasant coldness in my belly, hands and feet. When I turned eighteen I had my first full-fledged panic attack, when my heart…

Tana Saler

Ottawa, Canada based energy healing practitioner and trainer, blogger and speaker. Influenced by the Integral Model and practicing integration in life and work.

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