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Waking Up From the Nightmare of Misguided Thoughts

Waking Up From the Nightmare of Misguided Thoughts

“The nightmare is not the world; the nightmare is what you think about the world.” – Rupert Spira

Have you ever had one of those days when you find yourself questioning the work you do or the impact you have on others? I admit, I have those days too.

Times when I wonder if the small part I play in others’ lives makes a real difference. But then, a moment arrives that reminds me how incredibly vital this work is.

Helping Others through Self-Understanding: The Profound Power of Insight

As a Coach focused on helping others, I see countless people who are struggling, suffering simply because they are unable to recognise the true source of their distress.

They face personal battles, driven by the belief that their pain stems from difficult circumstances, when in reality, their suffering arises from their thoughts about those circumstances.

This realisation led me to a profound insight; the work I do can be compared to waking people up from the nightmare of their own unhelpful thoughts, allowing them to recognise the power they hold and see their lives with clarity.

An Epiphany on Holiday: Drawing Parallels between Support and Work

This epiphany occurred to me during a recent holiday. I’ve always had a tendency to experience nightmares when sleeping away from home and, without fail, my husband’s reassuring voice would gently wake me, reminding me I’m safe and that it’s just a bad dream.

It struck me that this loving gesture mirrored the support I strive to provide for others in my work.

When I talk to people who find themselves in a seemingly frightening situation, often their fear is exacerbated by their imagination playing out the worst possible outcome.

Most of the time, however, the reality is far from these catastrophic scenarios, and it’s simply a matter of helping them distinguish between their thoughts and actual experiences.

Empowering Others: The Rewarding Path of Helping People Break Free

Just as my husband wakes me from my nightmares, I aspire to provide a gentle nudge to help others open their eyes to the truth and free themselves from the confines of their imagination.

Our minds are incredibly powerful tools, capable of manifesting both beauty and despair.

Yet, when we allow our thoughts to spiral out of control, we become imprisoned by our misguided beliefs about our circumstances.

It is within our power to wake up from this nightmare and rediscover the joy and tranquility that lay just beyond the veil of our perceptions.

Helping people awaken to this understanding is one of the most rewarding aspects of my work.

When I witness individuals break free from the constraints of their misconceptions and finally embrace the positive impact they can have on their own lives, it reminds me that the work I do is profoundly worthwhile.

Inspiring Change: The Ripple Effect of Touching Lives

So, on those days when I question my purpose or the effectiveness of my efforts, I think about the countless individuals whose lives I’ve had the privilege of touching, and the many more that I have yet to reach.

With every person I guide through the journey of self-discovery, we take another step towards a world where people understand the true nature of their happiness and suffering, empowering them to live with greater harmony and peace.

Let us embark on this journey together, reclaiming our inner light and finding peace amid the storm of our experiences. Read more about this here.

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Please note: This blog aims to provide general information and support but should not be considered a substitute for professional medical or mental health advice.

If you or someone you know is struggling with mental health issues, please seek assistance from qualified professionals.

With love,


Namaste- I honour the place in you in which the entire universe resides. I honour the place in you, of love, of light, of truth, and peace. When you are in that place in you, and I am in that place in me, there is only one of us.

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