Real and False Guilt – and why 95% of guilt is false and unnecessary

Most people experience guilt, but not many question why, or know how to deal with it. Over the years I have learnt there are essentially two types of guilt: True (healthy) guilt… and false (unhealthy) guilt. Let’s look at both of them. First of all healthy guilt. This is the type of guilt we feel when we have genuinely done …

What you need to know about Secondary Gain

“When we’ve finally had enough, and we can no longer take the pain of our situation one moment longer, we make a decision that things are going to be different, even if we don’t yet know how, and from that one decision EVERYTHING changes. And I mean EVERYTHING”. Kim Knight A life changing opportunity awaits if you are ready… If you’re experiencing …

If I wrote my clients a love letter, this is what I’d say…

If I were to write a letter to you, my client, or future client, this is what I would say. And I mean every word of it… I’d like to share with you how much I love and respect you for who you are, your willingness to be open, vulnerable and honest with me, and share your deepest pains and …

Why it’s beneficial to stop getting hooked on the label of a condition or therapy

Over the years, working as a multi-disciplinary therapist, I have noticed several common themes amongst expectations from clients around healing, and one overriding common expectation is this: ‘THIS (xyz) therapy is going to heal me – it will be THE answer’. Since 1985 I have personally recovered without medication or supplements from multiple chronic ailments including clinical depression, chronic fatigue syndrome, …

5 ways to clear depression without medication

It’s a sad state of affairs that today so many people are reliant on anti-depressants to manage their life. As someone who has suffered intense depression, I know how bad depression feels. I ended up in hospital many years ago with severe depression, but intuitively I knew I did not want to take medication. Actually I tried it for about 3 …

The 7 Types of Fatigue which lead to Chronic Fatigue and ME

There can be much misunderstanding and confusion over the real meaning behind symptoms of ‘chronic fatigue’, and what actually causes various kinds and types of debilitating exhaustion. There can also be much confusion over the difference between the labels of ‘ME’ (myalgic encephalomyelitis), ‘chronic fatigue syndrome’ (CFS), ‘post viral fatigue’, burnout, ‘adrenal fatigue’ and more, all conditions which leave one …

Digital Healthcare is Coming. Are you Ready?

“Understanding what causes illness and knowing how to self-manage symptoms is one of the greatest gifts we can give ourselves”. Kim Knight This week at the Cloud in Health Symposium in Auckland, we were given a glimpse of the future of IT-driven healthcare for New Zealand. Three themes stood out: New Zealand is moving to a VIRTUAL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM where …

8 roadblocks to healing

From my own very long journey back to health from chronic fatigue, depression and many other ailments, plus working with hundreds of women, I have noticed there are certain habits, traits, beliefs or patterns which will halt progress in its tracks. Here they are… 1. ‘HEALING WILL HAPPEN OVERNIGHT OR IN ONE SESSION’ This is one of the biggest misnomers …

The True Cost of Staying Unhappy or Unwell

When I was ill with chronic fatigue, and unable to work for over 10 years, before I discovered what was actually causing the problem (which took me 5 of those 10 years), I would have given anything to find out (a) what was causing symptoms and (b) what I needed to do to get well. Funnily enough, years later after I was …