You Are Not Who You Think You Are

When we’re born we’re as a diamond, perfect and unique. Then things happen in life, life is a contact sport. It is like horse manure gets thrown at the diamond. And sometimes it sticks. And before we know it, all we see is a pile of horse manure. And we don’t like...

Are You Flowing or Choking?

Our son has always been a climber. Even before he could walk he established that pushing books back on the shelves turned a bookcase into a ladder. Once he woke up in the morning and got out of bed on a mission. He wanted the final piece of his Easter egg which had...

How Anything More Than Nothing is Good

Often, when life gets very busy we put off looking after ourselves, we do not allow for ‘me’time.  While the reasons are sound, it is important to make ourselves a priority over all other obligations.  Now is the time to break this habit and change. Life can be busy...

How to Be Happier!

Do you find that your thoughts are preparing you for disappointment? You think about the worst case scenario, so you can prepare yourself or not get your hopes up too much. Creating a false sense of control over disappointment if things don’t work out.  I know I can...

How to Find a Sense of Wellbeing

The ‘Human Givens’ approach to therapy is based on a list of ‘givens’ or emotional needs of humans. If any of these needs are not met then it could impact our emotional wellbeing and can lead to stress, anxiety and disharmony in our lives. When you look at these needs...

What’s the Need Behind the Feeling?

When we experience emotions such as anger, pain or stress it can be a signal that our emotional needs are not being met. For example, if you’re talking to your partner and you start to feel angry with them because you think they are not listening, it could be a signal...