These are the key concepts that underline the Kiloby Inquiries approach to self-inquiry, or ‘atma vichara‘, to use the Sanskrit. Note that Tier 1 tools are the fundamentals of a KI approach and the Tier 2 tools “the tricks” can be used or not, as required. For sure, if you find yourself depending on a […]
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Gabor Maté CM (born January 6, 1944) is a Hungarian-born Canadian physician. He has a background in family practice and a special interest in childhood development and trauma, and in their potential lifelong impacts on physical and mental health, including on autoimmune disease, cancer, ADHD, addictions, and a wide range of other conditions. Now retired
Denial, Minimisation, Projection, Rationalisation, Deception These behaviours tend to keep people addicted and result in relapses. When relapse happens, if the thinking patterns have not been addressed fully in inquiry, the patterns re-emerge upon relapse, keeping people from seeking treatment or keeping them in the addictive cycle.
Our understanding of trauma, its causes, its treatments, and how it affects not just the mind but also the body, has never been more complete than it is now. Thanks to the work of eminent thinkers in the field, Bessel van der Kolk, Peter Levine, Gabor Maté and others such as Pete Walker, Scott Kiloby, Giten Tonkov, it seems that healing modalities across the board are rushing to label themselves as ‘trauma informed’.
Fight, Flight and – that’s it – freeze. In this article we have a look at where the freeze response comes from, what it does, and why it’s important. The more awareness you have about your body’s instinctual patterns and behaviour, the more empowered you will be. What is the freeze state? There are two
Lisbon-based BBTRS or ‘Biodynamic Breathwork’ facilitators might be a rarity, however, it is now possible to enjoy the benefits of the full BBTRS system through an innovate ‘online-only’ approach. The full BBTRS series is 10 sessions long, and comprises general sessions, along with a series of sessions focusing on the belts of tension, through the
What defines a somatic approach to healing, and why is it becoming so popular? When asked to define a somatic approach to well-being, the obvious place to start is with the body. In fact the dictionary definition of somatic is as follows: Somatic: Of, relating to, or affecting the body, especially as distinguished from a