What we're about

“Think of your head as an unsafe neighborhood; don't go there alone.” ― Augusten Burroughs (https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/3058.Augusten_Burroughs) - Dry (https://www.goodreads.com/work/quotes/1825967)

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John Assaraf - presenter in the film The Secret states the Law of Attraction does not work for 99.9% (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KMtSMcLVl-4)of people.

However, research has found that when you start to clear away the residues of lack and want acquired in your childhood, when you start to put your needs first you attract continual abundance and joy into your life.

How?

You attract what you are (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/margaret-paul-phd/relationship-advice_b_1516235.html).

So, in this group, you will acknowledged and address your needs now and the unmet needs of your inner child (Chucky). Your inner child's needs were not met if you experienced adverse childhood experiences ("ACEs") in your family home. Whether moderate of extreme these experiences were traumatic to the child and his/her developing brain. Now as an adult, the residues of these experiences continue to control your behaviour, thoughts and feelings.

Find out your ACE score here (https://acestoohigh.com/got-your-ace-score/).

By doing this work—and it will be hard work— you will effect permanent, positive and abundant changes in your life, You will use tools from the 12-step programme, study the effect of trauma on the brain and learn how to soothe your brain so the changes take hold. You will learn relaxation methods as well as study the work of inner child giants including Alice Miller, Charles Whitfield, and John Bradshaw.

Mixing the theories in a structured, disciplined manner will result in constructive, tangible recovery in all areas of your life. That’s a promise.

“Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will rule your life and you will call it fate.” — Carl Jung

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This group is for you if you’ve watched The Secret, been to some interesting talks, maybe even paddled your own canoe, but do you find you are still not getting results in the areas of

• career,

• finances,

• personal life, and

• spiritual development?

Have you considered this may be because of issues latent in your psyche due to your childhood? Perhaps you have an angry little child inside—your inner child – your “Chucky”—throwing a tantrum at the most inappropriate time, thus sabotaging your best efforts?

Perfectionism, workaholism, addiction, compulsive behaviour… you, a grown adult, feeling like a scared little child when pitching your business

Did you know these behaviours are symptoms of:

• resentment,

• anger,

• fear,

• shame,

and

• “fear of shame”

stemming from adverse childhoodexperiences (https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/acestudy/index.html).

If at your core you are radiating resentment, anger, fear, and shame, what will you attract to yourself?

You can go to those rah-rah seminars, feel great for a day or two, and then…back to square one.

You can imagine your problems smaller, in black and white and locked in a box all day long ...but in your quiet moments, when you are being real…?

Until your inner “Chucky” feels safe, you will not get the results you seek from personal development modalities or in your life. Sooner or later, Chucky will overturn any benefits. You will keep repeating the “terrible twos”: wasting time and money.

Chucky’s needs must be addressed if you want to create a life less ordinary. Join us.

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All members are strongly advised to join a 12 step programme pertaining to any issue that is reducing the quality of their life.

Directory of meetings available here: http://12step.org

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Upcoming events (5+)

Healing the child within

NatureWorks

£2.00

Join old-timers, in-betweeners and newbies in this regular ACA 12 step recovery meeting addressing the issues arising for adults from dysfunctional families. These issues include fear of abandonment, resentment and grief. If it sounds like work it is because it is. There won't be any fairy dust or unicorns for now because until these issues are faced and our denial and our feelings about them are brought into the open, our efforts at attracting abundance will not succeed. We attract what we feel. _________ As ACA becomes a safe place for you, you will find freedom to express all the hurts and fears you have kept inside and to free yourself from the shame and blame that are carryovers from the past. You will become an adult who is imprisoned no longer by childhood reactions. You will recover the child within you, learning to accept and love yourself. The healing begins when we risk moving out of isolation. Feelings and buried memories will return. By gradually releasing the burden of unexpressed grief, we slowly move out of the past. We learn to re-parent ourselves with gentleness, humor, love and respect. This process allows us to see our biological parents as the instruments of our existence. Our actual parent is a Higher Power whom some of us choose to call God. Although we had alcoholic or dysfunctional parents, our Higher Power gave us the Twelve Steps of Recovery. Minimum donation per person: £2

Healing the child within

NatureWorks

£2.00

Join old-timers, in-betweeners and newbies in this regular ACA 12 step recovery meeting addressing the issues arising for adults from dysfunctional families. These issues include fear of abandonment, resentment and grief. If it sounds like work it is because it is. There won't be any fairy dust or unicorns for now because until these issues are faced and our denial and our feelings about them are brought into the open, our efforts at attracting abundance will not succeed. We attract what we feel. _________ As ACA becomes a safe place for you, you will find freedom to express all the hurts and fears you have kept inside and to free yourself from the shame and blame that are carryovers from the past. You will become an adult who is imprisoned no longer by childhood reactions. You will recover the child within you, learning to accept and love yourself. The healing begins when we risk moving out of isolation. Feelings and buried memories will return. By gradually releasing the burden of unexpressed grief, we slowly move out of the past. We learn to re-parent ourselves with gentleness, humor, love and respect. This process allows us to see our biological parents as the instruments of our existence. Our actual parent is a Higher Power whom some of us choose to call God. Although we had alcoholic or dysfunctional parents, our Higher Power gave us the Twelve Steps of Recovery. Minimum donation per person: £2

Healing the child within

NatureWorks

£2.00

Join old-timers, in-betweeners and newbies in this regular ACA 12 step recovery meeting addressing the issues arising for adults from dysfunctional families. These issues include fear of abandonment, resentment and grief. If it sounds like work it is because it is. There won't be any fairy dust or unicorns for now because until these issues are faced and our denial and our feelings about them are brought into the open, our efforts at attracting abundance will not succeed. We attract what we feel. _________ As ACA becomes a safe place for you, you will find freedom to express all the hurts and fears you have kept inside and to free yourself from the shame and blame that are carryovers from the past. You will become an adult who is imprisoned no longer by childhood reactions. You will recover the child within you, learning to accept and love yourself. The healing begins when we risk moving out of isolation. Feelings and buried memories will return. By gradually releasing the burden of unexpressed grief, we slowly move out of the past. We learn to re-parent ourselves with gentleness, humor, love and respect. This process allows us to see our biological parents as the instruments of our existence. Our actual parent is a Higher Power whom some of us choose to call God. Although we had alcoholic or dysfunctional parents, our Higher Power gave us the Twelve Steps of Recovery. Minimum donation per person: £2

Healing the child within

NatureWorks

£2.00

Join old-timers, in-betweeners and newbies in this regular ACA 12 step recovery meeting addressing the issues arising for adults from dysfunctional families. These issues include fear of abandonment, resentment and grief. If it sounds like work it is because it is. There won't be any fairy dust or unicorns for now because until these issues are faced and our denial and our feelings about them are brought into the open, our efforts at attracting abundance will not succeed. We attract what we feel. _________ As ACA becomes a safe place for you, you will find freedom to express all the hurts and fears you have kept inside and to free yourself from the shame and blame that are carryovers from the past. You will become an adult who is imprisoned no longer by childhood reactions. You will recover the child within you, learning to accept and love yourself. The healing begins when we risk moving out of isolation. Feelings and buried memories will return. By gradually releasing the burden of unexpressed grief, we slowly move out of the past. We learn to re-parent ourselves with gentleness, humor, love and respect. This process allows us to see our biological parents as the instruments of our existence. Our actual parent is a Higher Power whom some of us choose to call God. Although we had alcoholic or dysfunctional parents, our Higher Power gave us the Twelve Steps of Recovery. Minimum donation per person: £2

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Healing the child within

NatureWorks

£2.00

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