What does your favourite nursery rhyme tell you?

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Row Row Row your boat

Gently down the stream

Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily

Life is but a dream

It might seem a strange source of wisdom, but this childhood rhyme is packed with wisdom.  Here are just five insights it puts me in mind of:

  1.  We each row our own boat, we are responsible for ourselves

  2. Life is like a stream, we can be in its flow, or it can pass us by.

  3. When you row gently, going with life not against it, good things happen

  4. We can influence our mood, merry is a good way to go

  5. Life is what we perceive it to be, we each have our own experience of it, don’t hold on too tightly to what you believe

Which childhood rhymes and sayings mean the most to you?  What do you take from them?

Fe Robinson, Psychotherapist

Hi. I'm Fe, and I'm here to help you thrive, whatever life brings. I believe every client is unique, I work with you to help you explore, discover and grow in whatever ways are right for you. I work with a wide range of clients, both long and short term. I offer Psychotherapy, EMDR therapy and Couples Counselling to UK clients online and in Gainford, Co.Durham in North-East England. I am UKCP Accredited and an EMDR Europe Practitioner, and offer Clinical Supervision to counsellors and psychotherapists online and in person. Following a career in Organisation Development I became a therapist because it's my heart work. Before having my family and starting my private practice I worked in the NHS and mental health charities.