• Beautiful endings
    What a lovely image of where you can experience endings as the beginnings of something else. Finding yourself at a place in your life where you get to choose to leave the old behind and embrace the challenges of the new, just as you are. I hope you too can find acceptance of difficult situationsContinue reading “Beautiful endings”
  • You are not for everyone
    ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀The world is filled with people who, no matter what you do, will point blank not like you. But it is also filled with those who will love you fiercely. They are your people. You are not for everything and that’s OK. Talk to the people who can hear you.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Don’t waste your precious time andContinue reading “You are not for everyone”
  • ~ The power of listening ~
    A lot of people who come to Counselling are wanting to improve their relationships. How often do you speak to someone and sense that they aren’t listening to you? Perhaps there is something about their response, or lack of response telling you that you have not been heard or understood. Perhaps you have felt diminishedContinue reading “~ The power of listening ~”
  • Feelings
    Feelings are an important aspect of our lives but the trouble is many of us have been brought up to ignore and override feelings. Childhood messages have a great role in contributing to this state of mind. We feel guilty if we express our feelings of anger, shame, guilt and annoyance. We are afraid thatContinue reading “Feelings”
  • Approval not needed
    Criticism is something you can easily avoid by saying nothing, doing nothing, being nothing” ~Aristotle The need for approval kills freedom. It usually starts out as a logical tactic. We gain others’ approval, make them happy for a moment, and feel pretty good about ourselves. It seems like the perfect path to take — andContinue reading “Approval not needed”