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The Kindness Cure for Trauma and Emotional Pain

Right from the beginning our biological urge for survival primes us to be guarded against life: one day our bodies will die.

Until we fully embrace the flow of life, which includes physical death as part of that movement, we will continue to have the embedded belief that we are separate from each other, from life itself – like a vase standing out from its background. This goes hand in hand with the belief that there is something inherently wrong with us, that we are bad, unworthy, guilty of something undefinable, and that as a result something dangerous ‘out there’ will attack us.

We were born into ‘sin’, or separation, or brought it upon ourselves like Adam and Eve.

Our bodies contract, muscles and nervous systems pull back from life – beliefs are reflected in bodies.

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How one boy found peace

It can be tough living with physical problems at any age, but especially when you’re young and the psychological and emotional effects add to the struggle. Metamorphic Technique practitioner and teacher Hélène Demetriades had just such a case recently. She told Reconnect: “A 10-yearold boy, who was born with a damaged kidney and his bowel…

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Subtle but life-changing

AS the name suggests, the Metamorphic Technique (MT) can bring about momentous change in people’s lives. But for newcomers to the process, it is probably the subtlety of the actions required to initiate change that is most striking. Dartington-based Hélène Demetriades trained with Gaston Saint-Pierre, founder of the Metamorphic Association, and works as a practitioner…

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Technique ‘changes lives’

Metamorphosis is defined as “a change of the form or nature of a thing or person into a completely different one”. And the Metamorphic Technique changes lives, says Hélène Demetriades, by helping people to “overcome their limiting beliefs and transform ingrained patterns of thought and behaviour” so they can achieve their full potential. “All emotional,…