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How to banish ‘overwhelm’ from your life

I have a re-occurring nightmare. I’m in corridors and I have to get to an exam. Every time I turn...
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The difference between breathing and BREATHING

If you sit on the floor, cross your legs and lean over as far as is comfortable, then breathe deeply,...
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Birthing and Parenting Workshops

I have just had the most furious email from an NCT practitioner. I sparked her outrage with a flier in...
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Anxiety – a guide

The single most important thing to know about anxiety is it’s about AVOIDANCE. It persists because we try to avoid...
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The mind-blowing family within

I went on a workshop recently about Internal Family Systems. It’s a method of therapy that’s very popular in America...
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How to not get lost in parenting

A client of mine described her life with pre-school kids as this: draining, exhausting and boring! She felt she’d morphed...
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How to sleep better

Perhaps it is a symptom of modern-times, perhaps it’s always been this way, however now more people are willing to...
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Mothersuck and getting back to work

I have had a dozen enquiries just this month from women who want to be more than ‘Mum’. I have...
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Why all therapy should be gender based

So, it turns out there is a term ‘Feminist Therapy’ but it’s a sub-sect, rather than being standard in therapists'...
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The dance of anger

I think there is a feminine issue with anger and that is why I take a gender-based view on the...
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Skin disorders

While most of us are out there, basking in this glorious 2018 summer...spare a thought for people with skin conditions,...
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Managing anxiety

I have a very confident, successful client at the moment who is a complete joy to see. She has that...
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IVF and infertility

When my best friend had IVF fifteen years ago, I was sworn to secrecy. She was simply too embarrassed to...
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Mothering a child with eczema and asthma

I have been in pain for most of my life. It is difficult for me to write that, because I...
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Up the confidence

I am fascinated in what holds women back. All the evidence suggests we work harder, do better in exams and...
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