Diagnosed as schizophrenic at the age of 16, Teal Swan was banished to a life of closed psychiatric institutions. Through perseverance, a desire to heal and feats of extraordinary mental strength, Swan rose above her grievous circumstances and carved a brave new path for herself. Today she is one of the most influential spiritual teachers in the world.
We are searching to solve an obvious and urgent problem in our lives. However, if we dig in, we find out that the root of our condition is much more profound. We can blame the circumstances, but it won’t do us any good. We must reconnect with our center to gain balance and solve the issue.
We may seek the guidance of different healers, but even the best healer in the world can’t help a person who doesn’t wish to improve himself. Often, the illness or the feelings of being stuck or unhappy serves us something. It is for us to figure out what’s behind our patterns. We could use the guidance of a therapist, as long as we take full responsibility for the change we endeavour
So we concluded that we need a change, that the existing situation is already intolerable, that we must listen to the inner voice that had been silenced for so long.
I often work with women who are in relationships that bring about a shake-up in their lives. The main reason for this is the lack of commitment on one side, usually the man, which causes a sense of instability and a lot of doubt. When they try to get closer, he backs away, then reappear and conquers them, and so on. They ask from a place of distress, sometimes a feeling of failure and rejection – how they should act with this type of men?