Imagine being in the midst of a sparkling blue ocean. A warm breeze kissing your cheek. No other vessels in sight. In that moment you feel completely free. In that freedom, you become aware of neurons firing, existentially experiencing a new neural pathway in your brain being created. A new way, a new direction.The foundation … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Risk Baby. Let’s Talk About You & Me!
I've been wrestling between two different elements of myself this week. After a walk around the shops and the realisation that sometime its important that you do something totally meaningless that's fun, to take all the seriousness out of everything. My enquiring mind brought me back to the two elements. Each one gives me something … Continue reading It’s A Hard Knock Life For Us!
It's been a tough 3 months on our relationship... Getting up at 5am, catching the train into London, working a full day in a Rehab with a focus on addiction but one which also deals with stress, burnout & recovery. The intense focus needed to engage and work effectively with clients during the day, combined … Continue reading Fulfilling Our Relationship Goals in the Lake District
The brain is an amazing tool to be utilised by us as a species, within our everyday lives. I view mindfulness and a gratitude practice as tools to be placed in our tool box, to help us recognise the positives we sometimes miss out on. I deliver a mindful walking practice - in which I … Continue reading Why Simply Adding Mindfulness & Gratitude Practices To Our Daily Lives Will Not Make Us Happier
I love to have fun... Not going to the pub and getting drunk kinda fun but being curious, getting outside and exploring the world kind of fun. I've discovered a lot about the world and myself through travel. Its allowed me to connect with who I am, what I want and what I enjoy. It's … Continue reading Is the Inner Child A Part of You Which Simply Needs To Grow Up?
I stood on the train station platform, watching ice be scraped off the windscreen of a parked car. It’s cold. Yet each day reminds me that we’re moving towards spring as the sun rises a little earlier each morning and provides us with gorgeous skies over crisp, silver grass. Overlooking the airport, an easyjet flight … Continue reading Why Motivation To Change Is Imperative
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 … Continue reading How to Deal With a Killer Commute
"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 … Continue reading Set An Intention, Spend Time On Reflection & See If Your Urges Appear
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 … Continue reading Are You An Over Thinker Or Do You Have Too Much Thinking Time
I arrived at the pool for my next session, it had been a couple of weeks since the last time I'd scuba dived and so I was feeling a little nervous but at this point-knew this was normal. I was still trying to judge my timing of arrival, so that I didn't hang around too … Continue reading Pool Session Diaries: How Growth & Understanding Help You Overcome Struggle