Why Simply Adding Mindfulness & Gratitude Practices To Our Daily Lives Will Not Make Us Happier

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

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

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

Pool Session Diaries: How Growth & Understanding Help You Overcome Struggle

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

Why Focus On What Makes You Well, Whilst dealing With What’s Made You Ill.

As I travelled, I began to develop a sense of wellbeing through a process of peak/flow moments. I consistently felt like an iridescent bubble, gently floating about an inch above the ground, as we travelled across the burnt umber, tundra of the australian outback. It hadn't taken me long to fully and consciously realise I … Continue reading Why Focus On What Makes You Well, Whilst dealing With What’s Made You Ill.

Pool Session Diaries:How To Find Your Voice Underwater. Develop Assertiveness and Learn To Trust In Yourself

When you meet someone who is to instruct you and know they are sharing tips and tools which enable you to rise above the fear and at the end of a session you feel empowered. Isn't this what everyone wants from a good Therapist? Although this session wasn't counselling. It was my second pool dive … Continue reading Pool Session Diaries:How To Find Your Voice Underwater. Develop Assertiveness and Learn To Trust In Yourself

Harness the Power of the Blue to Build Good Mental Health and Enhance Overall Wellbeing

I've been reading up on Ocean Therapy and Blue Health recently. https://youtu.be/zJ2xXpZ7AjQ Having been a keen advocate of using the power of the ocean and its marine life, to calm my children when they were little. I would put them in their rooms, after a bath and bedtime story, then if they had been having a … Continue reading Harness the Power of the Blue to Build Good Mental Health and Enhance Overall Wellbeing