The Season of Change

The Season of Change

So it’s autumn, and it’s usual to both notice and talk about the season of change as the leaves change colour and fall. Yet if we think about it change is a constant in our lives, and one we often fiercely resist. I could write at length about it, yet today I’m simply...
How are YOU today?

How are YOU today?

How are you feeling today?  Who admits to languishing? A recent article in the New York Times, by Alan Grant, referred to a state of mind called ‘languishing’. I absolutely love this term, it’s just so descriptive and feels so right.  Adam explained it as...
It’s been quite a week

It’s been quite a week

Even when we work as qualified therapists we continue to work on ourselves, and as someone who deals with grief as part of my work I am perhaps more aware than some people of the longer term effects of loss.  Some losses cannot ever be totally cleared or fixed, they...
Gone, but never forgotten

Gone, but never forgotten

Friday’s news that one of the greatest stalwarts of our nation ever HRH The Duke of Edinburgh had died peacefully at home has caused a wave of grief across the nation, and the hugest outpouring of love and sympathy for Her Majesty The Queen. Losing someone after 73...
Three Ways to Lift Lockdown Fatigue

Three Ways to Lift Lockdown Fatigue

After twelve months of this new Covid world which has seen all of us challenged in so many areas of our life it’s more important than ever to find new coping skills.  Even us as a qualified and practicing therapist I am not immune to life-shocks and lockdown...