How to Deal With a Killer Commute

I’m learning how to cope with a killer commute as a newbie. Travelling in and out of London for the first time, at the age of 52 wasn’t planned. How I felt when I began was totally unexpected. The anxiety that rose in my belly, as I sat surrounded by peers, meant that my fear…

We Men Can Talk & We Men Can Listen. We Men Can Also Do Yoga

I’ve been a regular yoga goer at The Yoga Factory in Southend on Sea, since May 2018. Yoga, I’ve practiced on and off for years. Whilst living and working in Thailand – I’d use an online yoga practice to deal with headaches when they arose. It would only take a 20 minute focussed work out,…

Set An Intention, Spend Time On Reflection & See If Your Urges Appear

“I think I’d like to live & work in Bangkok.” I told my husband.  This was a little surprising because I’ve had a bit of a love/hate relationship with it ever since my first trip there. “What’s brought about the change of heart?” He asked “It’s an urge.” I told him. “I have an urge to live…

A Snake Encounter in Thailand

The sun glistens, running sun kissed fingers across the sparkling waters of Chalok Ban Koh. Swimming naked in its aquamarine waters, I feel at one with the ocean. It’s not my normal character, to take such a risk but the opportunity arose and I couldn’t resist. Making the most of my quiet time, daring my…

Are You An Over Thinker Or Do You Have Too Much Thinking Time

There’s a difference. As a Therapist I work with Clients on their thinking. Exploring their thinking and even changing their thinking. Sometimes it’s as clear as day, when they start to talk about what is going on for them in the here and now. I’m on the look out for why they came, what the…

Five Of My Favourite Places To Visit At Christmas

Well,  I don’t know about you but depending on what is going on in my life,  christmas can be either fun or awful but one thing I know, is that the best christmas I ever spent, was with my husband and family – tobogganing down the snow covered slopes of Grindelwald in Switzerland. Drinking a…

Reminisce Simpler Times During A Mid-Week Break In Devon

As we pulled up the driveway, I could hear the sound of my children laughing, as they run across the grass. Saw my nephew standing next to my son and felt sad when thinking about the loss of my mother-in-law and the last time we all stood together, as a blended and extended family, watching…