The Mind Body Freedom Blog

Welcome to the Mind Body Freedom Blog with regular jottings to support, inform and inspire.

If Feelings Could Talk…

If Feelings Could Talk…

So if feelings could talk, what would they tell us?  Sarah is also professional artist as well as a therapist. “A picture says 1000 words” is a well used phrase, and Sarah’s upcoming exhibition is full of colour, energy, mark making and feelings. I wonder what each...

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12 March 2022

12 March 2022

War is terrible. I repeat. War is terrible, it always will be and always has been. What’s different now is that multi media technology streams the vivid images straight into our homes, and deep into our psyche. A Tic Toc war which reaches the younger...

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Looking up from a place of safety.

Looking up from a place of safety.

Today Facebook reminded me of a jigsaw I completed three years ago. That simple image reminded me how very far I have come since my world imploded in August 2018. Three years ago I was alone, packing up my belongings to put in storage, after selling my home and...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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The Toll of Lockdown on Women/Saluting all Women

The Toll of Lockdown on Women/Saluting all Women

Today is International Women’s Day. Twelve months on the third UK lockdown is taking its toll. The lack of social connections, interactions, and variety, have turned almost every day into a Groundhog Day. Nothing like this has ever been experienced before. The last...

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