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Overcome trauma with yoga

yoga for trauma therapy

Trauma and distress become lodged in the body, so often it is useful to combine physical movement with a talking therapy to support recovery. Yoga is one way to do this, and in the video below Bessell van der Kolk

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Magic Mushrooms and depression

Below is a link to a Guardian article about current research surrounding psilocybin (the active ingredient in ‘magic mushrooms’) and depression. https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/jun/10/magic-mushrooms-treatment-depression-aztecs-psilocybin-mental-health-medicine If you have had any difficulty integrating psychedelic experiences, I can offer a confidential space to explore those

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Suffering

  “Many people think that the point in life is to solve their problems and be happy.  But happiness is usually a fleeting sensation, and you never get rid of problems. Your purpose in life may be to become more

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Stress, fatigue and burnout

Modern life can often be stressful. If it is stressful over a long period it can lead to fatigue, burnout, health and relationship problems. Without proper self-care, rest, relaxation and time, even the most resilient of us will reach a

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Thinking about killing myself

Suicidal thoughts don’t have to be acted on – they are common and you can get past them. In this article I provide a different perspective on these thoughts and urges. If you are thinking about killing yourself today the call the Samaritans on 116 123.

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Letting Life Flow Through You

Video about the need to remain open to emotions and let them flow through you

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Blue Monday

The media tells us that ‘Blue Monday’, the third Monday of January, is the most depressing day of the year. The fact that this was originally proposed and popularised by a travel company back in 2005 causes me to take

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Madness and Transformation

We live at a time that above all values ‘sanity’. If we examine what we mean by sanity, often what we really mean is reason. Definitions also include sound judgement, or soundness of mind, which are not the same as

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