About You

Are you caught between two worlds, trying to resolve an internal conflict? You might be struggling with internal and external pressures, wishing to develop and express yourself as the person you are or want to become. I understand the experience of many people who feel isolated or trapped, particularly younger people, struggling with societal demands and attitudes, feeling conflicted about their sexual identity, their heritage or how to find their way in the world. I am able to support the feelings that arise when you feel trapped or unsure, the fears and hopes that your might want to express. You might have a chronic condition or struggle to belong in some way, fearing losing what you have or being rejected for speaking your truth. Together we will create a safe environment for you to face and explore your feelings, perhaps through art, poetry and through mindfulness practise, to gain self-acceptance [...]

By |2021-09-30T11:55:22+01:00September 30th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on About You

What helps me

I worried by Mary Oliver   I worried a lot. Will the garden grow, will the rivers flow in the right direction, will the earth turn as it was taught, and if not how shall I correct it? Was I right, was I wrong, will I be forgiven, can I do better? Will I ever be able to sing, even the sparrows can do it and I am, well, hopeless. Is my eyesight fading or am I just imagining it, am I going to get rheumatism, lockjaw, dementia? Finally I saw that worrying had come to nothing. And gave it up. And took my old body and went out into the morning, and sang.   For more poetry and information on Mary Oliver, see https://maryoliver.com I'm inspired by this poem, and feel it captures so much of our experience as humans, offering an understanding about worry. We can spend so [...]

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