Are you one of the 67% who's had an Adverse Childhood Experience? These shape and restrict our future - but there IS a way to beat the odds!
I’d like to rant to you about advertising, and face creams and the sense that anything old is past it and young is great. But I’d hate to be young now and fear getting old, with all these ritual beauty standards. In fact I would like to go back and tell my younger self a whole load of stuff about having fun and not worrying. I wouldn’t start with ‘wear sunscreen’.
The film Amy moved me considerably this week and evoked many thoughts about mental health, well-being and how writing can help to change and save lives. I wonder if Amy had used her writing therapeutically may we have had another story?
Ever feel you could be doing more, achieving more, living more?
'Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see' Confucius
'I've always been a worrier.' 'I tend to over-think things' 'I'm too analytical' These are some of the statements clients often make at the start of a first session. The trouble is, worrying can get to be a habit, and every worrying thought has an effect on how we feel emotionally and physically. It affects our behaviour too.