April 9, 2019

It is not hard to conceive that trauma is held in the nervous system, as adverse circumstances trigger our fight or flight impulses and stimulate the survival functions in the physical body. With trauma, that heightened state can persist, get trapped in the body and he...

August 31, 2018

There is a lot of talk these days about sensitivity, and people have started labelling themselves as a Highly Sensitive Person (HPS). You can do tests online to see if you are a HPS, and for many this can feel like a way of acknowledging that they do get affected by lo...

August 23, 2018

Lack of self-acceptance is so common nowadays in the clients who walk through my door, that it has become a bit of a pet subject of mine. I ask myself, what happens to us growing up that we lose touch with our intrinsic sense of worth, just for being us? Of course, I a...

August 11, 2018

The end of the academic year statistics at my workplace confirmed what I had already observed in my private counselling practise as well – that anxiety symptoms are going through the roof. These symptoms range from an ongoing low-grade anxiousness to having full blown...

August 5, 2018

Opening up a truer conversation...a new article talking about how we need to approach eating disorder behaviour as a symptom not a cause, a sign of significant distress within due to an inability to accept ourselves and life...let's talk about that rather than diet...

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