Is it your time to be Best Man, Best Woman or Father of the Bride? Here are some tips to help you dealing with That speech, making sure you connect to the audience, feel comfortable and maintain your state.Read more
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When a young child or adolescent begins to display unhealthy behaviours, at school or at home, they don’t have the necessary language to express themselves, so it comes out in other ways, usually negatively, such as anger, violence, sadness, anxiety, withdrawal, etc.
The core of Drawing & Talking is not for therapist intervention, or to interpret the drawing, but to allow the child to feel emotionally better.
When dealing with trauma, either with a capital or small ‘t’, not everyone can verbalise their emotions, or indeed their thoughts.
Very young children certainly struggle, as they haven’t yet gained the capacity for expressing through language. Any trauma, upset, or unresolved events, present or past, could be negatively affecting their behaviour and emotions, at home or in the classroom.Read more
I’ve recently finished a training in Drawing and Talking, which allows young people to express negative emotions, and ultimately to move forward in their life.
Where D&T differs from many other therapies is that instead of being a formal therapy it’s very much focused on the child (or adult) expressing parts of themselves, and what they may be going through internally, currently, and/or historically.
Here are five situations when you shouldn’t use Mindfulness:
1. When you want to be really reckless and couldn’t care about the consequences of your actions.
2. When you hate the idea of being in control of your own emotions.
Recently, whilst clearing my office, I came across a list of interesting quotes/tips that apply to just about everybody. So read them and see which ones resonate the most with you and then, perhaps, decide to use one or two of them to empower yourself. Try it for a week and then choose a couple more.Read more
The stigma about mental health is really ridiculous, most people will have a mental health problem at some point in their life, even if just very mildly…Read more