We all experience difficult times in our life, whether that be loss, change, trauma or grief. Working through or moving on from these situations can be a challenge on our own. Our primitive brain want to keep us safe, and unwittingly it often keeps us stuck and locked down, emotionally. I hear all of the time clients telling me they feel ‘drained emotionally’, ‘lost’, ‘disempowered’, ‘trapped’, and desperate to feel differently to how they do right now. I want you to know that it is possible to find peace again, to be in harmony with yourself once again, and find joy in life.
Having worked in the mental health sector of the NHS for over 13 years, I know that the larger proportion of focus is often around physical recovery, with little to no emphasis on emotional recovery. Beyond meditation and mindfulness, I have found that talking therapies such as psychotherapy and coaching are an essential part of recovery from emotional trauma. It’s so important to be able to freely express what we’re going through to someone who won’t judge us, and is not emotionally involved in our lives. Coming to terms with how you and your life is post injury or major surgery takes purposeful guidance, and time.
Embracing grief doesn’t mean getting over, or letting go of the person you lost, it means you just let yourself be.
From childhood and throughout adulthood our thoughts, behaviours, beliefs and values are shaped, they sit in our subconscious mind. These brain programs are the foundation to everything we do, how we think, what we say, and how we act. For the most part this is helpful, however, our primitive brain will continue to use information that is not reality, and no longer helpful. It … Read More How to stop your brain hijacking your happiness