Don't forget me!

On world mental health day, I wrote about training your brain to look of the positive side of life. From my understandings and beliefs,...

Being Inspirated!

'Mummy come and see my drawings, I was inspirated!' Aren’t these types of phrases from kids great? Often summing up emotion of a...

Hidden Fear!

Fear can be sneaky! Life is going along quite nicely; it may not be exactly what you want but on the whole things are good. And then,...

Trigger Happy!

If you looked at me would you know that it doesn't take much (in certain situations) to feel extremely anxious? Being a counsellor I'm...

Oh The Shame!

Shame is that squirming, deeply painful feeling when we think we have done something ‘wrong’ or foolish. Up until recently I thought it...

Healthy Aggression

Aggressive behaviour can be good for you? I know I was taken aback when that idea was presented to me in my trauma training. The...

It Must Be Me!

I will remember the day I received true empathy for the rest of my days. It was my third session with my counsellor and towards the end...

Not All Men Are Pigs

Yesterday I wrote about how I was traumatised by experiences in my younger life by the men that were in my life (emotional trauma rather...

Men!

I’m coming to the end of reading ‘How Not To Be A Boy’ by Robert Webb. Every now and again I read a book which changes my perception on...