A message on reflection during lockdown from a teacher in China.
For me, yoga is an important part of self-care, so it’s no surprise that I have integrated mindfulness into my counselling practice. When my yoga teacher told me about a series of trauma-informed yoga workshops being held over the summer, I signed up straight away – and I’m glad I did. Not only did […]
Anger. It has a bad reputation doesn’t it? For me it was such a no-go emotion that I don’t think I really recognized it (or let myself really feel it) until I was well into adulthood. And I know I’m not alone – quite often I meet people who verbally express what to me sounds […]
Experiencing sexual violence or abuse is difficult enough in itself, but the feelings of loneliness and isolation that can accompany this often make it even worse. There are many reasons why we might become isolated, whether it’s feelings of shame, fear of being with other people or social anxiety, and often after periods of […]
It’s got a label I believe. Positive psychology. I was coached in tennis as a boy. I wasn’t much for it. My coach, also young, used to put a tennis ball box on the other side of the court in a position where a serve should bounce. He told me to throw the ball up […]