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The gift of self appreciation

The shift from being stuck in a problem to creating lasting solutions often means acknowledging, and then accepting, certain things about ourselves. As we begin such a process is  often  the first time that we give names or even identities to those darker parts of ourselves which have been driving our unwanted behaviours at an almost sub-conscious level.  We sometimes become aware of some uncomfortable truths. Awareness and even understanding …Read More

Realise your strengths

It is such a common thing for clients to be focused on their problems.  In fact, it is often their ‘distress’ with the impact that their problem is having on their life that brings them into clinic.    They feel ‘stuck’, helpless or hopeless.  They perhaps know how they want to be, which is different to how they are right now.  [does this sound familiar to you?] This difference serves …Read More

Blurring the lines

How are ‘blurred lines’ impacting your life? Recently I have seen a lot of ‘blurred lines’ that have decreased motivation, interfered with achieving weight loss, stopped great performance and impacted people achieving their goals. What do I mean by ‘blurred lines’? “I had a bad day at work so I need a few glasses of wine”. “My boss was such a tyrant that I will reward myself with ice-cream and …Read More

Getting it all wrong and hurting clients

Today, a bit of a rant. I was contacted by someone in a fair bit of distress yesterday.  They were stuck and struggling.  Although I had a full program, I made some time (admin tasks got delayed until evening!) to see them and do some work.  After seeing them, it reminded me about the old adage “first, do no harm!”. This particular client had been going really well.  The brief …Read More