What were you told you’re not?

Posted by on May 1, 2024

What were you told you’re not?

Not sporty, not careful, not academic, not quiet, not practical, not thoughtful, not funny, not handsome, not sociable, not beautiful, not deserving, not…not…not

This can equate for many a innate sense of not feeling good enough, low self worth, low self esteem, a sense of lacking or being lesser in some way, low confidence and so much pain with . Pain that can show itself in depression and anxiety, skin conditions, ruminating, flu like symptoms, constant aches and pains, headaches, sickness…in short any way the body can try to express that sense of deep sadness and - Read More

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New Year…New you?

Posted by on January 5, 2023

“I’ll start it in the New Year”..

It’s something we often say or hear but what does that actually mean?

“I can’t face this right now”

“I want to put this off /avoid it as long as possible”

“I don’t want to think about this”

But what if you did?

What’s stopped you up until now?

What’s stopping you now?

What is so important is to ask the questions of yourself without judgement but with curiosity instead…

You aren’t alone and sometimes it’s just so hard or frightening or worrying or confusing to follow through with what we feel might change our lives for the better.

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Angry – do you really know why?

Posted by on February 5, 2016

Anger, when expressed well, can get things done, invigorate movement and provoke change. Whilst it’s an emotion that we can also misuse, anger tells us to look at what’s really bothering us and needs to be listened to or changed.

Listening to the meaning in your anger rather than simply reacting can be incredibly empowering and enabling – next time you feel angry perhaps try to take a moment to wonder what it is that you feel in your body…are you scared, anxious, worried, feeling unsafe – once you know then you can act if you need to or not.
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