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Rise of Extreme Dieting Regimes and the Perfectionism Movement

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Clean, Extreme and Nightmarish Dream – The Rise of Extreme Dieting Regimes and the Perfectionism Movement by Richard Boyd, Body Mind Psychotherapist, Energetics Institute, Perth, West Australia Copyright 2016           The press recently fired up around claims by celebrity chef Peter Evans or “Paleo Pete” as he is often referred, concerning […]

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Passive Bullying and Constructive Dismissal

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Passive Bullying and Constructive Dismissal by Richard Boyd, Body Mind Psychotherapist, Energetics Institute, Perth, West Australia Copyright 2016           Bullying is a common problem in society. Bullying has several forms and is manifest in workplaces, schools, clubs and even in family systems. The topic of cyber-bullying tends to get a lot […]

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Triangulation in Therapy by Supernatural Channellers

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Triangulation in Therapy by Supernatural Channellers by Richard Boyd, Body Mind Psychotherapist, Energetics Institute, Perth, West Australia Copyright 2016             One of the interesting and potentially destabilising dynamics a therapist may need to deal with in the therapy room is the client who relies on the advice of a psychic, […]

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The Common Ground of Inner Spiritual Practice

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The Common Ground of Inner Spiritual Practice by Richard Boyd, Body Mind Psychotherapist, Energetics Institute, Perth, West Australia Copyright 2015 The world seems preoccupied in these uncertain times about the rise of radicalised Islamic youth as well as the related extremism of hate fuelled groups such as ISIS or Daesch as they are also known. […]

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Adrenal Fatigue, Chronic Fatigue and the Bodymind Aspects of Burnout Syndromes

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Adrenal Fatigue, Chronic Fatigue and the Bodymind Aspects of Burnout Syndromes by Richard Boyd, Body Mind Psychotherapist, Energetics Institute, Perth, West Australia Copyright 2015 How often these days do you hear the complaint that a person feels rundown and tired much of the time? The high levels of day to day sensory stimulus as well […]

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Embodied Nonverbal Aspects of Communication

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by Richard Boyd, Body Mind Psychotherapist, Energetics Institute, Perth, West Australia Copyright 2015 As we go throughout our daily life we spend considerable time and energy in communication with others. Most of us can think of the conscious verbal aspects of communication, and how the digital forms of communication are encroaching on our time and […]

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Pleasure Anxiety

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Pleasure Anxiety by Leslee Hughes, Body Mind Psychotherapist, Sydney, New South Wales Copyright 2010 People who are brought up with a negative attitude towards life and sex usually acquire a pleasure anxiety; the fear of pleasure is the fear of pain not only in the physical pain but psychological pain of loss, frustration and humiliation. […]

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Fear and Need of the Feminine

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Fear and Need of the Feminine by Leslee Hughes, Body Mind Psychotherapist, Sydney, New South Wales Copyright 2010 Many of my clients have a fear of the feminine or mother. They do not trust and quite often live with a lot of anxiety and fear of life, feeling trapped on earth and more connected to […]

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Committed Relationships

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Committed Relationships by Leslee Hughes, Body Mind Psychotherapist, Sydney, New South Wales Copyright 2010 Committed relationships are a playground to explore the depths of intimacy, love and passion.  Each challenge, argument, difference gives you an opportunity to open to a deeper level. A challenge yes a defeat NO. It is easy to blame our partners […]

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Rise of the Narcissist

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Rise of the Narcissist by Denissa Goh Copyright 2015 “Oh my God, Lisa, this is like our 20th selfie! You look fine, just stop deleting them or I’ll stop taking pictures with you!” “No! We’re not leaving until I get a good one for Instagram. It’s been three days since I’ve posted a photo!” she […]

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A Comparative Study of Core Energetics and Shamanic Practice

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A Comparative Study of Core Energetics and Shamanic Practice by Helena Boyd, Body Mind Psychotherapist, Energetics Institute, Perth, West Australia Copyright 2010 1 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background  There are many facets to Shamanic Practice.  Only aspects which are related to Core Energetics and other Integrative Body-Mind Psychotherapeutic techniques are discussed here. Throughout the document, the Core […]

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Equality Between Men and Women

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Equality Between Men and Women by Helena Boyd, Body Mind Psychotherapist, Perth, Western Australia Copyright 2010 How can man be equal to woman without being weak ? How can woman have her emotional fulfillment and still be an autonomous adult ?  In duality consciousness, man will feel superior and believe woman to be inferior. He […]

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The Rage Against Life, Others and Ourselves

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The Rage Against Life, Others and Ourselves by Richard Boyd, Body Mind Psychotherapist, Energetics Institute, Perth, West Australia Copyright 2015 One of the long term emerging trends in society has been the slow but sustained rise in anger and rage in men and women across all strata of society. This face of anger and rage […]

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The Damaging Effects of Our Digitally Influenced Lifestyles

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The Damaging Effects of Our Digitally Influenced Lifestyles by Richard Boyd, Body Mind Psychotherapist, Energetics Institute, Perth, West Australia Copyright 2015 The Xmas period brings out the best and worst in people. Xmas is supposed to be a spiritual event and about giving but yet the road rages at shopping centre car parks, the harried […]

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How To Approach Prayer and the Emotional Energies of Spiritual Practice

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How To Approach Prayer and the Emotional Energies of Spiritual Practice by Richard Boyd, Body Mind Psychotherapist, Energetics Institute, Perth, West Australia Copyright 2014 If one considers both the eastern and western spiritual perspectives then we find that each has a process to connect and become closer to what we shall call the godhead. The […]

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The Medical Benefits of Marijuana in Controlled Supply

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The Medical Benefits of Marijuana in Controlled Supply by Richard Boyd, Body Mind Psychotherapist, Energetics Institute, Perth, West Australia Copyright 2014 The Marijuana debate has always created a casualty and that is the role that Marijuana could and should have as a legitimate medicine or substance for application to medical or mental health issues in […]

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The Mental and Lifestyle Damage Caused by Marijuana and Methamphetamines

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The Mental and Lifestyle Damage Caused by Marijuana and Methamphetamines by Richard Boyd, Body Mind Psychotherapist, Energetics Institute, Perth, West Australia Copyright 2014 The press has been full of drug news lately. The Western Australian newspaper has run a two week series of related articles around the “Meth City” theme.  The article has touched on […]

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The Difference Between “Gaslighting” and Character Assassination

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The Difference Between “Gaslighting” and Character Assassination by Richard Boyd, Body Mind Psychotherapist, Energetics Institute, Perth, West Australia Copyright 2014 In my work with the victims of Narcissism I often come across the deep psychological woundings that partners or parents have inflicted on my clients. There are numerous forms of psychological attack that one can […]

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How Prolonged Stress Creates Illness

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How Prolonged Stress Creates Illness by Richard Boyd, Body Mind Psychotherapist, Energetics Institute, Perth, West Australia Copyright 2014 We live in a world that creates stress for all of us. The way we react and cope with stress is the key difference that dictates those who have resilience against stress and those who suffer stress […]

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How Emotions and Feelings Drive Human Wellness and Illness

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How Emotions and Feelings Drive Human Wellness and Illness by Richard Boyd, Body Mind Psychotherapist, Energetics Institute, Perth, West Australia Copyright 2014 We live in a world that values our left brain faculties such as thinking, intellect, analysis, logic, quantitative, black and white thinking, exactness and facts. These and the focus on “me”, “I” and […]

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