Posts by Ben Skerrett

Understanding Your Fear

Understanding Your Fear

  In this video I talk about how to distinguish between the fear that relates to a physical danger and...

The Gifts of Struggle

The Gifts of Struggle

Much of the modern-day culture is designed to make you believe that life shouldn’t be hard, and that struggle is...

How we use Addiction and Numbing as Coping Mechanism

How we use Addiction and Numbing as Coping Mechanism

In this video i talk about the relationship between addiction, numbing and emotional pain. Addiction and numbing are strongly correlated...

Understanding Emotional Repression as a Coping Mechanism

Understanding Emotional Repression as a Coping Mechanism

Emotional Repression is a very common coping mechanism that can prevent us from experiencing healing and authentic self expression. When...

Understanding Denial as an Emotional Defence Mechanism

Understanding Denial as an Emotional Defence Mechanism

Denial is a very common coping mechanism that we use to avoid facing uncomfortable scary emotions and truths in life....

Are you trading your love and authenticity for approval?

Are you trading your love and authenticity for approval?

It is so easy to lose yourself in the alluring whirlwind of life that often times you forget about the...

Blaming as an Emotional Defence Mechanism 

Blaming as an Emotional Defence Mechanism 

Blaming as a form of emotional avoidance is often used to deflect taking responsibility for our emotional pain. When we...

The Power of Emotional Risk Taking

The Power of Emotional Risk Taking

Emotional risks can take many different forms in our lives but essentially the common factor in taking emotional risks is...

The Importance of Boundaries in Relationships

The Importance of Boundaries in Relationships

In this video I talk about why boundaries are important in relationships. I also talk about the different types boundaries...

The difference between success and failure is a decision

The difference between success and failure is a decision

Successful people are more willing to fail than unsuccessful people Are successful people really more successful? The answer, contrary to...

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