I have always suffered with separation anxiety and still do as an adult but slowly slowly I am finding my way through the complex maze that is this condition. For me the anxiety is that bad that I haven't wanted my husband to go out to the corner shop or the doctors without me. I … Continue reading What is Really at the Heart of Adult Separation Anxiety?
I have had a hec of a Christmas! Nearly every year I suffer with jaw pain at Christmas. It usually starts three weeks before Christmas and builds to some sort of crescendo around Christmas Day! Over the year I have named it Christmasitis! And this year I planned an easy, no pressure, cosy little family … Continue reading Antibiotics or Talking about Connection? – My Choice!
J: What do you mean by healing through creativity? Jennie: I mean that healing is a process. Rather than being about shifting stuff and clearing the old it is more about transformation – like moulding a beautiful pot. J: How do we heal creatively? Jennie: By being self aware and observing our thoughts and feelings … Continue reading Why Don’t We Teach Healing as a Craft?
We all react in different ways to our life experiences and these reactions become habitual. For example providing that as a child we have experienced comfort when we have been frightened, as an adult we will naturally self-comfort or ask for comfort in a similar situation. In our bodies and ourselves we will immediately feel … Continue reading Why Do We Need Healing?
Have you ever had a situation where you have gone through something traumatic and your child seems to have 'picked up' your feelings . Maybe after the event you notice a change in their behaviour or they seem fatigued or distanced. Below is a simple way that you can help your child process trauma or … Continue reading Deep Feelings – Processing for Others!
"Healing works best when the healer has allowed themselves to be 'broken open' through their own healing journey."
To heal we need to move between the depths and the shallows. In the shallows we paddle. We talk, listen and ponder. In the depths we go diving. We find meaning and answers.