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Being Mindful

Being Mindful

BathFive years ago, I was going through a really difficult time. My world as I’d known it was falling down around my feet and I had no idea how I would get out of it in one piece. For a long time, I would spend every single night in the bath! Yes my skin pruned up a lot, but it was in this space that I taught myself something that at that point, I knew nothing about.

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Survive or Thrive?

Survive or Thrive?

It is my view that in order to become a successful therapist who is able to help people make radical changes, you need to have experienced pain yourself. I am certainly no exception to this rule.

At the start of 2010, I was almost completely unrecognisable to the person who I am today. In fact I was completely unrecognisable to the person I was when I was 18 too. I had completely and utterly lost myself.

Having suffered a traumatic birth, a harrowing miscarriage, a failed adoption, several career changes, an unhealthy marriage, redundancy, financial problems, abuse, I found myself in 2010 a shell of the girl I once was. Of course, each of these incidents could be a novel in themselves but truth is, I have no inclination to expand on any subject, which is great for me as I have spent so much time dissecting each one of them in the past and yet I no longer find this necessary.

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Why Meditate?

Why Meditate?

I firmly believe one of the most positive things you can do to take control of your own health and happiness is to meditate regularly. In Eastern cultures, meditation is often recommended by medical professionals when ailments start to arise and it is not hard to understand why.

Here is a whistle stop tour of five of the benefits of meditation, there are of course so many more!

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