Relationships can be a significant source of joy in our lives. As human beings, we are wired to connect with others. Therefore, participating in healthy relationships allows us to thrive and grow.
Unhealthy relationships can be a significant source of pain, depression, and anxiety. Whether these relationships are with romantic partners, family members, or co-workers, if the relationship is not healthy or is out of balance, you will most likely experience some form of suffering.
In addition, we’re always in a relationship with ourselves. When the relationship you have with yourself is unhealthy, you will not only suffer from the negative impact of excessive self-criticism or self-loathing, but you also will attract relationships into your life that reflect back to you the way you feel about yourself. The relationship you have with yourself dictates the quality of all of the other relationships that show up in your life.
We are not always given quality examples of good relationships or the tools to be successful in our relationships. After years of trying to figure it out alone, many people end up feeling stuck or take on a sense of failure. But why? These are not skills we are taught at school. We are told that we must learn to love ourselves before we can truly love anyone else, but what does that mean?
Alternative therapies like hypnotherapy, Reiki, and life coaching can offer you a deeper level of healing and an extra layer of support to help you move through what is holding you back. These healing modalities can help you to identify what is blocking you from creating healthy and balanced relationships, help you build the self-esteem and self-confidence necessary to thrive in all aspects of your life, and help you explore and strengthen the most important relationship you will ever have—the relationship you have with YOU!