Childbirth can be confusing these days. We live in a society, dominated by social media, where we all compare ourselves to unreasonable standards. Its almost impossible not judge ourselves or to try and emulate somebody else's glamorous seeming life rather than focus on our own. As modern women we are expected to have … Continue reading What do mums say to themselves about childbirth?
When we first learn TRE (Trauma Release Exercises) we are often living a life that is full of strong emotions we can't control. Are you hijacked by emotions?TRE is a body based technique that helps us unwind and let go of deep patterns of tension. To begin with it is often a revelation. Am I … Continue reading Are you hijacked by emotions? Why we go slowly with TRE.
What is the hidden cost of birth trauma? Many women experience frightening and life-threatening experiences giving birth often coupled with a lack of emotional support or any dignity. As one traumatised client told me “No one prepared me that childbirth could be a ‘proper’ trauma”. Let’s face it – who has the time to prepare … Continue reading The Hidden Cost of Birth Trauma
STOP SMOKING WITH PICTURE TAPPING TECHNIQUE Everyone wants to fit it, to be accepted, to be part of the tribe. It’s one of the most natural human instincts. I started smoking when I was sixteen in an attempt to be one of the cool girls. I … Continue reading How to stop smoking with PTT
Providing TRE Workshops at a festival This May I was delighted to connect with the organisers of The Wildheart Gathering and persuade them to introduce TRE into their workshop schedule. It’s been a long held dream of mine to work as a therapist at festivals – and also a great way to holiday as a … Continue reading TRE in a Tipi!