Why Don’t Therapists Give Advice?

Why Don’t Therapists Give Advice?

Why won’t my therapist tell me what to do? When clients come to see me for therapy, they are often really confused about what is going on in their life. One of their first questions to me is. “What do you think I should do?” Or, more specifically “What do you think my...
Emotional Freedom Technique

Emotional Freedom Technique

Do you struggle with emotions that can stop you from living your life to the full? Maybe you stay at home to avoid these emotional triggers, and then find when you do venture out into the world you find yourself feeling even worse? Perhaps you find yourself feeling...
Counting Meditations

Counting Meditations

Have you tried to meditate and you just cannot empty your mind? The thoughts swirl around and around and you cannot seem to relax, in fact you envy those people who talk about the benefits of meditation that they practice every day? The answer for you might be a...
How To Build a Trauma Emergency Toolkit

How To Build a Trauma Emergency Toolkit

If you are suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) self-care becomes a way of life. PTSD can be caused by living with the constant emotional physical and psychological terror of being in an abusive relationship. When you have PTSD you know that to manage...
Progressive Muscle Relaxation For Stress Relief

Progressive Muscle Relaxation For Stress Relief

Progressive muscle relaxation also known as Isometric Muscle Relaxation is a form of relaxation that is simple to follow and can be used before meditation or on its own. This relaxation is a portable strategy you can use anywhere. It works best lying down, but you can...
Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness Meditation

Meditation is something that I try to practice every day.  It really is something I have to schedule into my day, or I forget to do it. I find mindfulness meditation so helpful because it  creates focus in our everyday lives and makes meditation really easy to...
Water Therapy

Water Therapy

Water is a fundamental part of our lives. It’s something we are drawn to, and it can be a source of tremendous self-care. Most of us have a bath or shower every day; it is part of what we do and who we are. It is the way we refresh ourselves and recharge. Water...
Earthing

Earthing

I know you love the feeling of sand between your toes, or cool ocean sweeping over your feet.  What about walking on cool grass?  Its called earthing and it is extremely good for you.  Heres why. Earthing, also known as grounding, is the process of walking barefoot or...
How to Stop Worrying in Bed

How to Stop Worrying in Bed

We’ve all done it.  Lying in bed till all hours unable to relax tossing and turning.  You just manage to fall asleep and then BUZZ BUZZ the alarm clock goes off, and it’s time to wake up again.  It’s exhausting and a thorough waste of time and energy...
Deep Forest Bathing

Deep Forest Bathing

I love my claw foot bath – but deep forest bathing or the practice of shirin-yoku developed in Japan is the practice of bathing from the inside out, just through surrounding yourself with nature in a deep forest environment. Also known as forest therapy, benefits...

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