I like to find special places out in nature that I feel good at. Doing this releases tension and stress, balances my system and leaves me feeling vitalized. How does that happen just be being in nature? We are made of all the elements of the earth, so going out in nature brings harmony to…

Letting go of stress could be as simple as removing clutter that is blocking flow! When we are unhappy or stuck in some area of our lives we can help to release that by cleaning up the physical clutter in our home and work space. Is there some room or area of your home that…

I have become aware of just how many people place their happiness on the weather. On a sunny day you will see way more smiles than on a cold and overcast day. When you ask how someone is they will comment on the amazing sunny weather with a smile, or on the rain with a…

Have you ever been overwhelmed with too much feeling or emotion? To me this is like a log jam in a river. It starts off with one single log that gets stuck, and one by one other debris gets caught on the pile until one day the whole river is cluttered. If something happens to you…

Automatic thoughts are mental functions that occur without conscious judgment, deeply affecting our actions and emotions. These thoughts, which occur depending on the events in the environment, originate from our more stable beliefs and schemas. These thoughts are considered by the person to be true. Negative automatic thoughts that lead to dysfunctional and unresolved moods…

An estimated 1 in 4 pregnancies ends in miscarriage (1 in 5 if we only count women who realised/reported the miscarriage) * Around 11 in 1,000 pregnancies are ectopic* About 1 in 100 women in the UK experience recurrent miscarriages* Unfortunately, my wife and I fall into the statistics above. Our most traumatic miscarriage was in…

Can you do Art Therapy from home? YES you can! As long as you have a skilled Art Therapist! Many people believe that Art Therapy has to be done in person so that you have supplies and the professional can observe your process and guide you. However if you have an experienced and skilled art therapy they…

More and more people seem to be burdened with some sort of mental illness or condition.  The medical industry, where much of the psychotherapy is conducted, seems hooked on palliative ‘solutions’ such as medication and curtailed programs of manualized ‘sausage-machine’-style psychotherapy which assume that every patient is the average patient.  There’s no time to actually…

Psychotherapy is personal and subjective, but there are general ways to get more out of the experience. There is a lot of mystery around the process of psychotherapy. Many individuals beginning their therapeutic journey aren’t sure what it “should” look like. The good news is, therapy is a flexible, ever-evolving and personal experience. It is…

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