Rapid long-distance travelling across east-west or west-east transmeridians disrupts our inner circadian rhythm. The condition of jetlag can last several days until one is fully adjusted to the new time zone. Does Earthing help to adjust?
In order to communicate most successfully, we need to move beyond needing to be right and beyond making the other person wrong. If we want our feelings and needs to be respected, we need to stop judging other people’s feelings and needs and begin to truly accept and respect them.
How do gender stereotypical subconscious beliefs still affect women and men, and hold us back from being whole human beings? Sidra Stone writes about how women’s feelings, thoughts, careers, sexuality and relationships are all subconsciously influenced by an inner voice, called the Inner Patriarch, echoing thousand years of patriarchal beliefs. What about men? Do they have an equivalent inner voice that holds them back?
By allowing others to cross our boundaries, we are saying to ourselves that we are not worthy of our feelings being addressed and our needs being met. We are not treating ourselves with love and respect. Daring to set boundaries means having the courage to love ourselves, instead of pleasing others out of fear that they won’t love us anymore.
Transformation is a natural part of the process of life. Like everything in life, a relationship also changes. Somehow we often mistakenly feel that not being able to maintain the original pattern of the relationship is a failure or tragedy.