Using EFT to help us make friends with our Shadow and find our Light When I was growing up. I learned that being ‘wasteful’, particularly with food was ‘bad’, and being ‘extravagant’ was frowned upon. My parents had been brought up during the second world war when food was very scarce and in my family … Continue reading EFT & Finding Your Light (Part 2)
Soft trauma or small 't' trauma can effect us all
In my experience, self-acceptance is one of the most powerful and liberating gifts we can give ourselves. With the overwhelming pressure of modern life increasing, more than ever, we need to find our light. We need enduring strength to help us be resilient and feel empowered. It is my belief that we all deserve to … Continue reading EFT & Finding your light (Part 1)
Do you find yourself overwhelmed, anxious or stressed by everyday events? You may not realise it but you have the ability to change the way you react to stress, and even trauma, using inbuilt techniques every animal on the planet uses to survive. We often see animals shaking when they are scared. They do this … Continue reading A new approach to stress. Its always been there…you just haven’t used it yet
Picture Tapping is a therapeutic intervention which is a fusion of Art Therapy and EFT Emotional Freedom Techniques that can bring impressive resolution for hard to identify or long standing emotional issues or addictions. Read how I finally stopped smoking using PTT here. Picture Tapping is a different way of using EFT and has many … Continue reading PTT – Picture Tapping Technique
A new study by the University of Kent into the causes of Post Natal Depression has found that women who experience birth complications are 174% more likely to suffer from PND. Women who have a traumatic birth are 174% more likely to experience PND Approximately 50% of women in the UK experience 'red flag' experiences … Continue reading A link between birth trauma and Post Natal Depression PND?
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?
Trauma or Post Traumatic Stress (PTS) symptoms are caused by the mind trying to make sense of the story when the body/mind system was overwhelmed. Trauma might be caused by a specific event like a car crash, or by many smaller events eventually building up and overloading the system - such as abuse or continued … Continue reading What is trauma?
The stories we hear about childbirth, either from family, friends and the media effect how we view giving birth. There are so many conflicting thoughts and ideas, sometimes it hard to know what the ‘real’ truth is. What is birth really going to be like? What is the best approach? I thought I had it … Continue reading When your dreams of a natural birth are shattered.
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.