Understanding Mental Health
Eating disorder or disordered eating?
Labelling and addressing eating disorders alone can limit healing and does not address the epidemic that humanity experiences called disordered eating. Would we see things differently if we reverse the words of eating disorder and addressed instead our disordered eating?
We are not our hurts
We are not the hurts we have experienced but are whole and healthy beings who can live with joy. Read Jean’s article on letting go of our hurts.
Our tendency to react
All reactions are triggered from the hurts we carry; we can understand these hurts and begin to not react.
Mental Illness and Mental Wellness … should we differentiate?
Is our marker for mental illness limiting humanity as a whole? This article explores the much needed differentiation between mental illness and mental wellness.
Why are we so reactive?
Description of the energetic process when we choose to respond from our hearts instead of reacting from our defences
Making loving choices: the intelligence of the heart
A video clip of Psychotherapist Jean Gamble presenting on how anxiety restricts access to the heartspace at the 2013 Psychological Wellbeing Conference.
The importance of self-responsibility
Tanya Curtis offers that when our focus as mental health professionals shifts to a foundation of self responsibility, then we will be able to impact positively on our clients psychological wellbeing.
Reaction versus response
Description of the energetic process when we choose to respond from our hearts instead of reacting from our defenses