Our Inner Child

Posted by on May 17, 2019

Our “inner child” is a reference that is heard more and more outside of counselling. One dictionary definition describes it as “a person’s supposed original or true self, especially when regarded as concealed in adulthood”. Our inner child often comes out unconsciously and consciously in our thinking, behaviour and actions, both positive and less so, and when acknowledged can provide vital communications of unresolved or poorly negotiated development phases. Where a child has suffered distress this can be held by our inner child element which can manifest in adulthood and influence aspects of our life.

Counselling can help individuals re-work areas which - Read More

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Hummingbirds have a lot to teach us…

Posted by on April 28, 2019

New cushions in The Cabin feature these beautiful Hummingbirds.

A bird full of much symbolism “A hummingbird is so many things in so many ways. It is a bringer of joy, luck, hope, comfort, love, appreciation, enjoyment, independence, freedom, and optimism. A bird of its kind is rare in itself. You would be surprised to know that they possess a rare ability to fly in all directions, including backwards! While nature may have given it this ability to remove its long bill from the flower after relishing the sweet nectar, spiritually it signifies the need to look back in life, cherish - Read More

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Anger…and / or something else

Posted by on October 25, 2018

Anger can cloak an array of feelings – it is often one of the rawest emotions to display and yet when we look past its hot or coldness to it’s true source the emotions and feelings are often very different. If you experience someone who is angry maybe take a moment before reacting to what you see and experience on the surface and ask yourself where is this really coming from…frustration…pain…grief…embarrassment…shame…guilt…rage…irritation…upset…fear of being close…fear of being apart…fear…

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The difference between psychopaths and sociopaths…

Posted by on October 25, 2018

An interesting read..

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/wicked-deeds/201801/the-differences-between-psychopaths-and-sociopaths?utm_source=FacebookPost&utm_medium=FBPost&utm_campaign=FBPost&fbclid=IwAR2iCljPSLnZgTS_oeAtahX5cwtnqc-4Dtbad1CT7MQC5MOdkeq0CxLsplc

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Walking Meditation

Posted by on October 25, 2018

Walking can really help lighten your mood, release and stimulate chemicals within us to promote feelings of well being, exercises the body as well as the mind and can be a real focus for the day especially if you are struggling with symptoms of depression and/or anxiety, social anxieties and phobias to name just a few. This link offers a 10 minute walking meditation option which can help you make the most from the time you spend making time for yourself – so important x

A Guided Ten Minute Walking Meditation