The silent pain of heartbreak

Flor Taboada blog, Emotional healing, Healing, Heartbreak, Self-care

I think the challenges that a heartbreak brings are underestimated.We do not talk about it much.Often well intentioned and caring friends and family will give us advice and try to cheer us up so we can get over it as soon as possible.Breakups happen to anyone but that doesn’t make them less painful or challenging.And we need to honour that.Our …

Homecoming

Flor Taboada blog, Emotional healing, Healing, Heartbreak, Self-care

I used to find it really hard to express my feelings, to show vulnerability and reach out for support.I guess since an early age I learnt to cope on my own.Not because I couldn’t have had support. But because I didn’t want to cause any trouble or be a burden. Plus, in my mind, asking for help and showing vulnerability …

Do you need a Breakdown Cover?

Flor Taboada blog, Emotional healing, Healing, Heartbreak, Self-care

I recently upgraded the breakdown cover for my car. It is called Rescue plus!It covers you at home or away.It gives me peace of mind to know that someone has my back. This breakdown cover made me think of my one to one programme clients and the comprehensive “cover” they get. I don’t rescue anyone,I hold space so they can …

Don’t get over it

Flor Taboada blog, Healing, Heartbreak, Self-care

I totally get that you want to get over your heartbreak as soon as possible. But I’m so glad I simply didn’t get OVER mine, as I had done before. It was a “through” rather than an “over” I’m grateful that I followed that inner voice that told me to do things differently. Because the voice was right. It was …

Addicted to him? Your body says so

Flor Taboada blog, Emotional healing, Healing, Heartbreak, Lovingkindness, Self-care

You miss him and it really hurts. You are totally overwhelmed with feelings of sadness, grief, confusion, anger at times and even suicidal despair, to name a few. The emotional challenges that a breakup or a divorce bring are countless. And the pain is real. So real that it can be seen on brain scans. Seriously. Brain studies done on people after a romantic rejection …

Self-loving-kindness

Flor Taboada blog, Emotional healing, Healing, Heartbreak, Self-care

Don’t waste your time trying to change others Or fighting with the reality of your life. You cannot change others but you can change the way you relate with yourself. Today, right now, in this very moment, you can choose acceptance over denial You can choose loving-kindness over hard judgement. You can choose to acknowledge even if just one thing …

Borage Flower Essence

Flor Taboada blog, Emotional healing, Flower Essences, Healing, Heartbreak

Borago officinalis. Another beautiful flower essence for the heart “The Borage takes us into positive weight and depth with her beautiful downward pointing azure star. This plant is so foundational for states of emotional heaviness and depression, helping us to honor and integrate deeper feelings of grief, loss or depression.  It is truly one of the plants that helps us …