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.
When we take pleasure in the things that bring us joy, the things that make us laugh, smile, or sigh with heartfelt warmth, that is the simplest form of gratitude. Gratitude brings many gifts to our lives; which could be beneficial to one or more of emotional, spiritual, physical, and mental health and wellbeing. Showing and feeling gratitude can occur at a subconscious level, or may … Read More The Gift of Gratitude
When did you stop noticing the wonderful things around you, within you, and beside you? When did you stop dancing? If you’re life is mainly rushing by at a 100 miles an hour, and you’re somehow just not content or happy with you lot, my friend, you need to explore the wonderful world of mindfulness.