“Close your eyes, take a deep breath and imagine yourself sitting on a beach listening to the waves of the ocean” If you have heard about guided imagery, then you probably recognise this as a start of a relaxation technique where you are invited to close your eyes and let your mind drift away to… Read More Safe Place: what is it and how to use it?
1. Nerves…. At least initially Going to therapy can be and often is a very daunting prospect. I remember my very first therapy session, I was a nervous wreck! However, this is completely natural. First of all, you are meeting someone new for the first time, you don’t know whether you will like them, you… Read More Starting therapy? Here are 3 things you should expect.
Yes it happened. I finally gave in and joined Instagram! What took me so long? I guess I was just waiting for the right reason to do it. Now as I am starting my blog, I thought it might be a good idea to start this too. For those of you who are already on… Read More Find me on Instagram!
Why should we talk about our problems? Are there any benefits to doing so? Here is a short list of reasons for why talking can be helpful.… Read More Five reasons to talk about your problems
When should we rely on mindfulness and when should we distract? Read further to find out. … Read More Mindfulness versus distraction: which strategy should you choose?
How do we use distraction and mindfulness to cope with distress? How are these strategies different from each other? Read my next post to find out.… Read More Distraction versus mindfulness: what is the difference?
Have you ever taken the time to notice how you speak about yourself or your difficulties? Read my next post on how language can be used to create change. … Read More The power of language