Losing a pet
For all who have ever owned a pet and had to say goodbye to them. Here's a poem that I wrote as I contemplated: There is a room, next door, where people and living creatures go When their time in this room is past They know not when, nor do I When that auspicious time […]
Christmas thoughts
It’s a funny thing about Christmas – funny in that so many will conform to the bright lights, the tinsel, the tree.  Some don’t for many and varied reasons – personally I usually leave all my cards to the last possible moment, meaning many of my friends and family abroad will doubtless receive a new […]
20 Points to Help Get the Most out of Therapy
To ensure you receive the best possible experience out of therapy, here are 20 points to consider: What brings you to therapy? When did you first notice that something was wrong? You may not resonate with the first therapist you meet, like with anyone we meet for the first time.  It's helpful to let them […]
Emergency Contacts
If you are in crisis NOW, click the links below to take you to the relevant sites. Samaritans tel:116 123 / email jo@samaritans.org (24 hour response time) Mind tel: 01225 706532: Wiltshire Mind runs the following services: five peer support group centres (drop-in) at Chippenham, Devizes, Malmesbury,Trowbridge and Melksham and a professional counselling service based […]
When did you last check in with yourself?
How are you feeling on a scale of 1 – 10 today? We go about our daily business, sometimes so busy on getting ourselves ready for the next task on our list we are perhaps on autopilot.  A rant here and there, a diary entry and then thoughts of the next meal.  Do we have […]
Anxiety and panic attacks are unpleasant states of inner turmoil, almost like our mind is on the fast spin cycle and we may feel like we are losing control. It is important to note that anyone can get nervous at times.  From taking tests and exams, to public speaking, interviews, or for musicians experiencing performance […]

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